Early Years Practitioner (Room Leader)

Nursery 200wFull Time Permanent [Term Time+]

8.00am – 4.00pm [37.5 hrs], Monday to Friday

Salary: see attached Job Particulars

Working Weeks: 37 weeks of Term Time at the above working pattern, plus 3 weeks within non-Term Time with a working pattern between 8:00am – 5:00pm  as determined by the Holiday Club rota.

Our Nursery is dedicated to providing excellence of care and early level, play-based education to boys and girls between 3-5 years.  We are a thriving nursery situated in the west-end of Edinburgh.  Our curriculum is child-led and we place high value on nurturing positive relationships with our families.

We have a full time permanent opportunity for a dedicated, enthusiastic Early Years Practitioner who wishes to undertake room lead responsibilities and who would enjoy working as part of our experienced, qualified team in a lively and friendly environment. Interested candidates must either hold current SSSC registration or qualifications which would ensure registration as a Practitioner in a Daycare of Children Services. Day to day tasks would include:

  • Leading a room of practitioners, developing and reflecting upon a responsive early level curriculum plan, and taking lead responsibility for the children;
  • Working as part of a team with shared responsibilities, including:
    • Maintaining a warm, caring environment for our children and families;
    • Supporting children in their play, both indoors and out;
    • Striving for exemplary EYP practice in line with the curriculum
    • Applying knowledge and initiative to further children’s communication and language;
    • Overseeing practice and activities to ensure children are afforded every opportunity to acquire and develop skills and interests.

 If you are looking for a new challenge and an exciting opportunity then we are interested in hearing from you.

The closing date for applications is noon, Thursday 23rd May 2019.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4th June 2019.

Thank you for your interest in this post.

Olivia Lovely
HR Manager
St George's School for Girls, Edinburgh
T: 0131 311 8126
E: otl@stge.org.uk


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