Deputy Childcare Supervisor, Luncarty Wraparound Care (PKC03426)

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Perth and Kinross Council
£2,039 - £2,222 per year
14 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Deputy Childcare Supervisor (PKC03426)
£2,039 - £2,222 (5 hours per week, term-time only)
Luncarty Wraparound Care

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Childcare Supervisor within Luncarty Wraparound Care Service, Breakfast Club based at Luncarty Primary School.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain a wider range of skills as the role involves assisting in the day to day running of the breakfast club and deputising in the absence of the Wraparound Care Co-ordinator.

As a Deputy Childcare Supervisor you will support the Wraparound Care Co-ordinator to plan and organise the day to day operations of the service to provide flexible childcare to children aged 3 years -12 years before school. Assist in the provision of a high quality care and a comprehensive range of appropriate stimulating and creative activities, for example arts and crafts, storytelling, den building and physical play appropriate to the needs and interests of the children in the service.

You would be expected to work closely with the Wraparound Care Co-ordinator and working as a member of the team and wider School Team contributing to children's learning and development within a safe and inclusive environment before school in a registered childcare service.

The contracted is for 5 hours per week, 8am - 9am term-time.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact the Head Teacher or Wraparound Care Co-ordinator on 01738 829183.

You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for Day Care of Children within 6 months of commencing employment and responsible for maintaining annual membership. Hold a childcare qualification with one of the following:
SVQ Level 3 in Social Services (Children & Young People)
HNC Childcare
SVQ Level 3 Playwork
SVQ Level 3 Care Learning & Development

The successful candidate will be supported to access further training both award bearing and continued professional development.

The Individual

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate experience within early learning or a childcare environment with a good knowledge of childcare and the relevant governing bodies (SSSC, Care Inspectorate).

The role is child focused which requires sensitivity, patience and compassion along with a welcoming approach to generate a feeling of trust and safety for children and their family / carers. A genuine interest in the development of children and their wellbeing is essential and the important qualities are kindness, sensitivity, respectfulness, and good manners and to respect confidentiality at all times.

As a Deputy Childcare Supervisor you will be expected to deputise for the Wraparound Care Co-ordinator in their absence.

Demonstrate excellent planning and organisation skills; the ability to maintain office procedures and systems establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and carers and other professionals to ensure the effective delivery of services.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

See also:
Deputy Childcare Supervisor - Luncarty - Job Profile.docx

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