Early Years Practitioner (Full Time / Fixed Term)

Boys (2- 4)
Girls (2- 18)
Weekly Boarding
St George's School for Girls

Are you a qualified Early Years Practitioner? Are you interested in joining an established early years team and gaining experience of the Independent School sector? If so, we have a full-time fixed term opportunity for your consideration.

Fixed Term from 8th January to 21st July 2021. Full Time (37.5 hrs), 8:00am – 4:00pm, Mondays to Fridays in Term Time, plus some holiday club hours within non-Term Time with a working pattern between 8:00am – 5:00pm as determined by the Holiday Club rota. Salary: pro-rata (48/52nds) of St George’s EYP scale (points 18-26).

Our Nursery is dedicated to providing excellence of care and early level, play-based education to boys and girls between 3-5 years. We are a thriving nursery situated in the west-end of Edinburgh. Our curriculum is child-led and we place high value on nurturing positive relationships with our families.

We have a full time, temporary opportunity for a dedicated, enthusiastic Early Years Practitioner who would enjoy working as part of our experienced, qualified team in a lively and friendly environment. Interested candidates must either hold current SSSC registration or qualifications which would ensure registration as a Practitioner in a Daycare of Children Services.

Day to day tasks would include working as part of a team with shared responsibilities for:

  • Maintaining a warm, caring environment for our children and families;
  • Supporting children in their play, both indoors and out;
  • Striving for exemplary EYP practice in line with the curriculum;
  • Applying knowledge and initiative to further children’s communication and language;
  • Overseeing practice and activities to ensure children are afforded every opportunity to acquire and develop skills and interests.

If you are looking for a new challenge and have flexibility within your current career then we are interested in hearing from you.

Further details and an application form are on our website, https://www.stge.org.uk/about/vacancies/,or may be obtained from Human Resources, St George’s School for Girls, Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 6BG, Tel: 0131-311-8126 E-mail: jobs@stge.org.uk

Closing date: noon, Monday, 30th November 2020

Interviews: Thursday, 10th December 2020

Further Information


Job Details

  • Location: Scotland
  • Term: Full-time,Fixed Term
  • Closing Date: 30 December 2020
  • Salary: £19,049.54 - £23,841.23

School Details

  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Girls' Boarding: 54 (10- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 824 (184 in Sixth Form)