Early Years Worker - Urafirth Primary School

Shetland Islands
£25,000 - £29,999
16 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
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As part of the pre-school team, the Early Years Worker will assist in delivering a flexible, high quality education and care-centred service that meets the needs of young children and their carers.

The Early Years Worker will work closely with the Teacher in ensuring a safe, hygienic and pleasant environment where mutual trust, respect, confidence and a caring ethos are evident, in accordance with current legislation.

Urafirth Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Heylor. It provides nursery to P7 education for children from Eshaness, Hillswick, Urafirth, Heylor and Hamar. The structure of the school is 1 nursery class and 2 multi-composite primary class. There are currently a total 31 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by Wilma Missenden, who is a teaching Head Teacher. The current staffing complement is 3 teachers (FTE) assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands. Further information can sought by contacting the school directly.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information
  • The grade of this post is H
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0846 per hour
  • Temporary Term Time Part Time post for 21.0 Hours per Week, 40.5 weeks per year plus6.27 weeks (pro rata)paid holiday to be taken during school holidays. Temporary post for approximately 14 months
  • Days of work: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • The successful candidate will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of the agreed start date
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment Medical screening with our Occupational Health provider.
  • Not suitable for Job Share
  • Not suitable for Remote Working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Urafirth Primary School

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Wilma Missenden, Head Teacher, Telephone 01595 807460 or email

If youhave a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80804151

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