40 hours/week (Monday-Friday, hours between 7.30am-6.30pm)

£18,747.63/annum based on 40 hours per week

To work as part of a team delivering a high quality early learning and childcare service for children aged 0-5 years within a workplace nursery setting.  Successful applicants will have knowledge of the Pre-Birth to 3 Guidance and/or the early level of the Curriculum for Excellence, experiance of working with 0-5 years olds and the abilty to work as part of a team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of high quality learning opportunities.  Applicants must hold a relevant childcare qualification, e.g. HNC in Childcare and Education; NNEB; SVQ Level 3 in Childcare Learning and Development or equivalent.

Room Leader Job Description

The closing date for applications is Friday, 20 April 2018



The rate of pay for these posts is the National Minimum Wage hourly rate for the relevant age group plus holiday pay.

Sessional Workers are required to assist in the effective and efficient delivery of the organisation's childcare services.  Settings include two full care nurseries and seven out of school clubs in North Edinburgh and Balerno.  Specific hours are not guaranteed and vary from short sessions to full time dependant on the needs of the organisation.

Childcare Sessional Worker - Job Description


N.B. Applicants for childcare posts must be eligible for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme, along with clearing The Scottish Government’s security criteria.


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Application Form for Childcare posts

Application Form for Non-Childcare Posts

Application Guidance Notes


Please return completed applications to :-

or by post to:-

Human Resources Department , North Edinburgh Childcare, 18b Ferry Road Avenue, EDINBURGH, EH4 4BL

or for a paper version to be posted out call our Human Resources Department on:-

0131 332 8001


North Edinburgh Childcare is an equal opportunities employer and applications are particularly welcome from those under-represented in the childcare workforce including men, people from minority ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities.

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