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Early Learning And Childcare Job Opportunities Across Highland

26th May 2024

Have you considered a rewarding job working with young children within your community?

The Highland Council is recruiting for permanent and fixed term posts commencing in August 2024. Our Early Learning Centre (ELC) settings are varied in size due to the rural and urban settings. Visit the MyJobScotland (external link) for more information and to apply.

We are currently recruiting for qualified and unqualified staff; people with experience of working with young children and people seeking a new career; young people with a positive attitude and good communication skills.

Training

Fully funded SVQ training - supported learning ‘on the job'.
Opportunities for career progression.
Continuous learning and development opportunities.
Working in the Early Learning environment, you can expect to support children to learn through play whilst nurturing them to grow and develop, allowing a child centred approach whilst tracking their learning journey.

The Highland Council is a real wage accredited employer, offering a competitive salary with an incremental and annual pay review.

Contracts are term time, with contracted hours and annual leave. In addition, you can enjoy:

Annualised pay 12 months per year.
13 weeks holiday each year (term time holiday structure)
Flexible working options – part time, full time and relief work
Local Government Pension Scheme to help prepare for the future.
The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

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

To find out more about our ELC vacancies, job descriptions, person specifications and to apply, visit MyJobScotland (external link). On each vacancy there are contact details should you have any questions regarding the position.

 

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