Job Description

Job Description


Hours: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year term time.

Education Resources are committed to the care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment. We are looking to recruit a Team Leader to join our existing Early Years Teams.

You will work as an enthusiastic, effective member of an early years team supporting, leading and motivating staff to nurture children and create stimulating learning opportunities that deliver a high quality child centred early years provision which meets the needs of our youngest children and their families.

You will be an innovative educator who will work in partnership with others to lead and develop the service.

In addition, you will have significant experience of working within an early years environment and will be committed to on going professional development holding at least one of the following:

• SVQ3 level 3 Childcare & Education

• SVQ Level 3 Children’s Care in Education and Learning

• HNC Childcare in Education


You will also be required to meet the registration requirements with SSSC and be currently registered.


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Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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Delivering a Fairer Future

Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications to this post are particularly encouraged from Male applicants.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.


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