Part Time - 16 hours per week across Monday to Friday afternoons

£6,240.00/annum based on 16 hours per week

We require a motivated, experianced and enthusiastic individual to fill this post.  The post requires the individual to undertake driving of a minibus and company people carrier in the collection and delivery of children attending North Edinburgh Childcare's provision's.

It is essential that the successful candidate will have a Full Clean Driving Licence achieved prior to 1997 or have a Full MIDAS Certificate and substantial driving experiance.  Experiance of driving minibuses and transporting children would be an advantage.

Additional hours may be avaliable when children are to be transported on trips and outings but this is not guaranteed.

Driver Job Description

The closing date for this vacancy is Wednesday, 17 January 2018




40 hours per week (Monday-Friday, hours between 7:30am-6:30pm)

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

To work as part of a team delivering a high quality 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 year olds and the abilty to work as part of a team in the planning, implemenation and evaluation of high quaility learning opportunites, 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 this vacany is Friday, 19 January 2018




Part Time:- 22 hours per week during school term times.

Although this post is term time only in Balerno Out of School Club opportunities exist for full time hours during school holidays and in-service days within the organisation's other early learning and childcare services.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in progressing a career in childcare to become part of an expanding organisation.  The successful candidate will work as part of a team to deliver a high quality out of school care service for children attending Dean Park Primary School and S1/S2 pupils from Balerno High School.  Applicants must have experiance of working with children aged 5-12 years in an out of school setting and hold, or be working towards, a relevant childcare qualification, e.g. HNC in Childcare and Education; NNEB; SVQ Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development or equivalent.  Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development including training on a range of relevant topics and regular support and supervision are provided.

Senior Childcare Practitioner Job Description

The closing date for this vacancy is Friday, 19 January 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



North Edinburgh Childcare is looking for volunteers to join our Board of Directors.  If you live or work within the EH4 postcode and would like to support a local community charity that delivers high quality childcare and training then please contact Theresa Allison for more information.

Commitment is 6 Board Meetings, 1 AGM, and 1 Strategic Development Day per annum.

The post is non-remunerated,  However, all reasonable out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

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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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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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