Early Years Practitioner

Recruiter
myjobscotland
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£20,159 - £24,029 per year
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Communities & Families

Leith Walk Primary School

Early Years Practitioner (3 posts)

36 hours a week (39 weeks sessional)

Salary: £20,159 - £24,029

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.

We are looking for colleagues with a "can do" aspirational attitude, positive ethos, growth mindset, and excellent interpersonal skills. Staff at Leith Walk are committed to supporting all learners and their families in a respectful, caring and nurturing environment.

Leith Walk Primary School is one of the oldest primary schools in Edinburgh, dating back to 1876. The school enjoys extensive links with the cluster schools and the local, wider community. We currently have 223 pupils, organised in 10 primary classes and have both a morning and an afternoon nursery class, each of which can have a maximum of 50 children, including provision for some ten 2-year-olds.

The Senior Leadership Team includes a Head Teacher, a Depute Head Teacher and Business Manager. There is 1 Support for Learning teacher and 1 Specialist teacher (Physical Education), visiting Instructors of Music (flute/clarinet). The Support Staff Team consists of School Administrator, School Support Assistant, Clerical Assistant, Facilities Technician, EYOs/EYPs and Pupil Support Assistants. We enjoy a successful partnership with our Parent Council which is open to all parents.

The corridors and the classrooms offer a bright, attractive environment for our pupils. The building is subject to continuous on-going improvement of facilities. In addition to a full complement of classrooms, the school is well provided with rooms for other specialist purposes. There are currently separate rooms for music, drama, support services such as Support for Learning and English as an Additional Language, a hall which is used for Physical Education and Assemblies, and a library.

The corridors and the classrooms offer a bright, attractive environment for our pupils. The building is subject to continuous on-going improvement of facilities. In addition to a full complement of classrooms, the school is well provided with rooms for other specialist purposes. There are currently separate rooms for music, drama, support services such as Support for Learning and English as an Additional Language, a hall which is used for Physical Education and Assemblies, and a library.


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