Early Years Officer FIF10589

Glenrothes, Fife
21399 - 24384
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Post A: 25 hours a week - Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 13:30

Post B: 20 hours a week - Monday to Friday, 11:30 - 15:30

Contract Type: Temporary until 15 August 2019

Working Location: Based within nursery building at Pitcoudie Primary School

Interview Date: Week commencing 28 May 2018

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on thislinkand the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

Under the leadership and direction of the Headteacher and management team, working as a member of a team, supporting the delivery of a broad and balanced Early Years curriculum within a caring, safe and welcoming environment that enables each child to achieve their potential. To contribute to the creation of a positive early learning ethos which develops children’s self-esteem and personal identity in a climate of trust and praise.  To work with parents and carers, and with other agencies, to promote the welfare and development of every child.


You should possess: 

  • HNC Childhood Practice Or HNC Early Years Education


Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 Social Services, Children & Young People, with experience working in an Education Service Nursery/Partner Provider.


Scottish National Nursery Education Board (SNNEB) or equivalent.

  • Ability to register with SSSC at practitioner level within 6 months of taking up employment in this role (Early Learning and Childcare Class/Centre) and must complete the required Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) over the registration period. 

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.


Prospective applicants should be provided with a real idea of what they will be doing. For some jobs this may be more about the aims of the job and for others it will be the day to day duties. The accompanying Role Profile should list all the duties so you should only provide a flavour of the main responsibilities in the job advert. Text can be formed for this section from the Key Tasks & Responsibilities section of the Job Profile.

The Individual

The selection criteria stated in the advert must only come from the Person Specification. Just the main essential criteria including qualifications, skills and experience should be included so that selection criteria is clear to prospective applicants.

In Fife Council how we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

  • Take ownership
  • Focus on customers
  • Work together
  • Embrace technology & information
  • Deliver results

For further information please contact: Carole Storrs onor email 

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