Bun-sgoil Taobh na Pairce is Edinburgh’s Gaelic Medium Primary School; a vibrant, multicultural community with almost 400 children in the school, and 40/40 nursery provision. We are seeking an Early Years Assistant to join our nursery team.
This post is full time during term time. Applicants should be fluent Gaelic speakers.
Early Years Assistants are required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of starting employment. They are also required to achieve an SCQF Level 2 Social Services for Children and Young People qualification within 5 years of being registered with the SSSC and this is funded by the early years service. There will be an opportunity for those who wish to progress to SVQ3 to receive funding for this.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.
The City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £9.07 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate as advertised, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £9.07 per hour. This rate will take effect from 1st April 2019.