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Early Years Practitioners

  • Full time
  • £20,263
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th October 2019

  • Advertised from 4th October 2019
  • 35 hours per week over 52 and 44 weeks per annum (Subject to continuing funding). Salary: £20,263 per annum (Point 19 on scale 19 – 22).


Could you inspire our youngest people to become the amazing citizens of the future?

Early Years Scotland is Scotland’s leading specialist national organisation that invests in our youngest children from birth to 5 years.

To equip our youngest children to achieve and thrive in a challenging world, we need exceptional and inspirational people. These are rarely available opportunities for qualified Early Years Practitioners to work in diverse and varied settings within communities, primary schools and our own nursery settings. No two days are the same and you will meet and engage with a range of people using all your skills and knowledge in the most positive and rewarding ways.

You will be fully involved in planning, delivering and evaluating shared play and learning experiences with families and their children; supporting children’s learning and development; developing innovative play provision and fostering positive relationships between parents and children to help reduce the poverty related attainment gap.

Early Years Scotland values and supports the professional learning of its employees, and we provide a range of professional learning and practical experience opportunities that will enhance your career profile, develop your skills and knowledge in creative and unique ways, and inspire your practice at new and exciting levels.

Join us and enable generations of Scotland’s children to be the best they can be – what more is there?

  • 20 days annual leave in first year and 30 days thereafter For 44-week post, leave to be taken during school holiday periods
  • 12 public holidays per year
  • 5% employer pension contribution from 3 months’ service
  • All pay and allowances are pro-rata

Application notes

Application forms and full post information can be downloaded and completed applications emailed to

Please do not send CVs as only completed Early Years Scotland application forms will be considered.

For more information, please contact HR on 0141 221 4148.

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Monday 14 October 2019

Interviews are expected to be held w/c Monday 21 October 2019