Early Years Practitioner (Gaelic)

  • Pàirt-thìde / Part-time
  • Ardgour Road, Caol, Fort William, PH33 7NX
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • Tha seo dùinte do thagraichean ùra / Applications have closed
  • Tuarastal / Salary: £12,877 - £16,558 p.a.
  • Cùmhnant / Contract: Fixed term to July 2020
  • Uairean san seachdain / Hours per week: 27.5
  • Gàidhlig / Gaelic: Riatanach / Essential

Làrach-lìn / Website HighlandCouncilHighland Council
Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar

Job Description

Post Title:  Early Years Practitioner (Gaelic)
Location:    Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar
Hours:        27.5 hours per week
Duration:   Fixed Term until 2 July 2020
Salary:       HC0435 £12,877 – £14,471 (Unqualified)
HC0535 £14,711 – £16,558 (Qualified)

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

This post is under represented in males.  Applications from males are encouraged.

Applications from Gaelic speakers are essential.

Contact Person:  John Joseph MacNeil Tel: 01463 725980

Job Purpose: To work as an effective member of a team, delivering a flexible, high quality, early learning and child care service that meets the needs of young children and their families.


Prior to confirming appointment, we will require successful candidates to become members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated.
Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please find below the Job and Person Specification


Those employed as Early Years Practitioner- qualified should hold a recognised qualification in Childcare and Education. (For example HNC/NNEB/SVQ 3) and will be paid on grade HC0535.

Unqualified workers employed as Early Years Practitioner- unqualified will be required to work towards one of the above awards within an agreed timescale and will be paid on grade HC0435.

The Early Years Practitioner is required to hold a relevant Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) registration or agree to apply to SSSC to register as a practitioner. On acceptance of the post, the Early Years Practitioner should achieve registration within 6 months of taking up employment or until registration is determined, whichever is the shorter.

Qualifications in Food Handling and First Aid would be advantageous.

Tha tagraichean dùinte airson an sanas-obrach seo. Tadhail air an duilleag obraichean airson cothroman ùra fhaicinn.

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