Head of Centre – Early Years Education

Pertemps are delighted to be working with our public sector client in Edinburgh to recruit for a Head of Centre on a fixed-term contract. Role – Head of Centre (Early Years Education) Location – Edinburgh Duration – 9 months fixed-term contract Hours of work – 36 hours Monday – Friday Pay – 20. 01 per hour Immediate Start The successful candidate will be ensuring the effective delivery management, co-ordination and development of integrated, flexible services for children. You will be: Ensuring that the service meets the needs of children and families Providing leadership and strategic direction Demonstrating a strong professional and personal value base in the development, good management and delivery of a quality service to children and families Responsible for the management of all staff and provision of professional advice and guidance Implementing Care Standards in accordance with the Care Inspectorate and Education Scotland whilst ensuring delivery is consistent with SSSC Code of Practice Ensuring the effective planning and delivery of the Birth to Threes Framework and Curriculum for Excellence Developing and maintaining strong, collaborative and positive partnership working arrangements with key professionals and agencies Maximising the effective use of resources Promoting the welfare and wellbeing of children Engaging with local community groups and services, building and maintaining good relationships Ensuring the use of appropriate assessment approaches to track children’s progress, inform future learning, development and individual care plans for all children Ensuring clear, coherent and inclusive policy implementation and development arrangements in the context of international, national and location legislation and policy frameworks Responsible for the recruitment and retention of all staff and the management of all staff on a daily basis Undertaking other duties as required The successful candidate must: Have an Early Years Advanced Qualifications (such as a BA in Early Years Development) Hold a practice qualification Meet SSSC requirements for registration as a manager Have substantial experience in a managerial role in an early years setting Have excellent communication skills Have knowledge of different frameworks for learning and development If you are interested in this role and meet the required criteria, please apply online immediately.

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