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Nursery Practitioner Rate: Competitive
Priestfield House Nursery Hours per week: 40
South Edinburgh
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Contact Name: Kirsty Pacitti
Telephone: 01316202379
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A rare opportunity has arisen for a qualified practitioner to join the fantastic staff team at Priestfield House Nursery. Operating for 10 years, the nursery is family run, has an ethos of "Small and Personal", prides itself on the highest standards of care and has consistently been graded "Very Good" and "Excellent" by Care Inspectorate and "Very Good" by HMIe on each inspection. Applicants should be self motivated, a great team player, have a proven track record in delivering high standards of care, be loyal and willing to go the extra mile. In addition, applicants should hold a minimum HNC or SVQ Level 3 qualification and be experienced in working with the latest curricula, guidelines and sector regulations. Interested applicants should forward a CV and personal statement outlining their suitability for the position to the above email or if you would like more information contact Kirsty Pacitti at the number shown. We look forward to hearing from you.

Brilliant practitioner Rate: Competitive and excellent working environment
Sheephouse Nursery Hours per week: 32 - 40
Fauldhouse, West Lothian
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Contact Name: Angela
Telephone: 01501 770235
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If you are a self-starter with great ideas, someone who pays attention to detail, can inspire children of all ages, is organized, likes smiling and having fun, takes care, has high standards, can solve a problem or two, can communicate with ease, is a team player and buys into our brand then we want to hear from you. Sheephouse is a small but perfectly formed nursery and out of school club in Fauldhouse, West Lothian. In just four short years we’ve been graded ‘very good’ by the Care Inspectorate in two consecutive inspections. We do things ‘The Sheephouse Way’- ensuring that the needs of the children that we care for and their families are central to what we do. We don’t like to stand still and are innovative in our approach to play – always keen to push boundaries and offer fantastic play opportunities. We have a great team who are hugely important to us and we like to support and empower them all with a view to having as much fun as possible on a daily basis. Applicants should hold an HNC or SVQ Level 3 and be more than familiar with the latest curriculums, guidelines and sector regulations. Apprenticeships may be considered for exceptional non-qualified candidates. If you could see yourself fitting right in then contact office@sheephousenursery.co.uk for a full job description providing a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining what would make you the perfect addition to our growing and fabulous team.

Fantastic Team Leader Rate: Competitive and excellent working environment
Sheephouse Nursery Hours per week: 40
Fauldhouse, West Lothian
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Contact Name: Angela
Telephone: 01501 770235
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This is a fantastic role for an exceptional and experienced practitioner looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development and growth of a successful nursery and out of school club in West Lothian. You will be progressive in your approach to childcare, be incredibly positive in your outlook, have excellent people management skills with a real ability to build a strong team and guide them to achieve excellence. You will be responsible for ensuring our days run smoothly, our team members are supported and our children are offered the best opportunities possible. Full details are laid out in the job description. • To achieve and maintain our high standards of care • To offer innovative play and learning opportunities across the setting in line with the principles of Building the Ambition • To effectively lead staff teams on the floor and liaise with the other team leader and their team so as to ensure our spaces are used as a whole and children are planned for on a daily basis • To lead on all planning and evaluation • To ensure that your team members are supported to carry out their roles • To ensure that all spaces are safe, clean and tidy, risk assessments are in place • To ensure that all team members are supported in achieving their own potential • To ensure all policies are implemented and adhered to at all times You will need to have the following qualifications, training and experience: • Minimum SVQ Level 4 or equivalent • 2 years’ practitioner experience • Excellent knowledge and understanding of all curriculums, building the ambition and self-evaluation frameworks • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines • Knowledge of health and safety legislation • Knowledge of Care Standards • Strong people management skills with the ability to lead and motivate a staff team • Knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities • PVG membership • SSSC registration In return we offer excellent rates of pay, benefits with ongoing support and career development. For more information on how to apply and a copy of the full job description please contact us.

Deputy Manager Rate: competitive +benefits
Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Cramond Nursery Hours per week: 40
Cramond, Edinburgh
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Contact Name: Debra
Telephone: 01933 415901
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Bright Horizons have an exciting new opportunity for an ambitious Deputy Manager to join our newly refurbished Cramond Nursery in Edinburgh. This position is 20 hours room based supporting the nursery staff team and 20 supernumerary hours supporting the Nursery Manager with the day to day running of the Nursery. You must have good working knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence, Pre Birth to Three, GIRFEC and Building the Ambition as well as other regulatory documents. You must have experience leading and supporting staff. Degree level qualification is required or candidate must be willing to work towards this. In return you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place of work! “5 out of 6 employees would recommend Bright Horizons as a Great Place to Work!” Bright Horizons offer an extensive benefits package which includes •Amazing high street discounts with popular retailers. •Employee appreciation month with treats/meals for the team. •External helpline with counsellors for any issues you want to discuss (debt etc). •Access to numerous training courses including Child Protection and ongoing training and development. •Excellent career opportunities in a huge organisation •A ‘World Class’ Induction programme Responsibilities •Overseeing a room and staff members •Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues •Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times •Being a key person carrying out all related responsibilities of the Curriculum for Excellence, Pre Birth to Three •Overseeing the smooth running and high quality practice within the room Essential Requirements •Team Leadership experience preferred. •Good experience as a key worker within an early years setting •A full and relevant child care qualification (Level 3 and above) •A passionate and positive attitude. You may have experience of the following: Room Leader, Senior Nursery Nurse, Head of Unit, Nursery Practitioner, Baby Supervisor, Room Manager, Nursery Nurse, Early Years Learning Practitioner, Nursery Teacher, Early Years Educator, Preschool Manager, Child-minder, Nanny, Au Pair, Governess, Breakfast /After school Clubs Volunteer, Bank Nursery Worker etc. We look forward to receiving your application! Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.

Nursery Recruitment Day Rate: competitive +benefits
Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Cramond Nursery Hours per week: full or part time
Cramond, Edinburgh
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Contact Name: Debra
Telephone: 01933 415901
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Bright Horizons and Asquith Nurseries are recruiting in EDINBURGH! If you are looking for a new role in the city centre or surrounding areas where you can progress and develop we may have just the job for you! We are looking for………. • Qualified Early Years Practitioners – full and part time • Deputy Manager • Flexible Nursery Assistants We are holding a RECRUITMENT DAY - why not come along to find out what we can offer you.......including…… • a career with a company where there are fantastic development opportunities • benefits that our staff have access to • training opportunities WHEN? – Wednesday 26th April 2017, 9am – 7pm WHERE? Cramond Nursery, 26 White House Road, Cramond, Edinburgh, EH4 6NN To find out more or register your interest please contact Debra on – 01933 415901 or debrasmith@brighthorizons.com OR just come along with your CV to meet us!!!