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16 March 2023

Colinton Private Nursery

Colinton Private Nursery

Nursery Practitioner

Edinburgh City


Due to increasing numbers we are currently recruiting for early years practitioners to work in a setting that provides high- quality childcare. 


This is a 36 hours post which if full time is over 4 full days. Part time also welcome to apply. 



The ideal candidate would have : 

  • A sound knowledge of Curriculum for Excellence, Pre - Birth to Three and Realising the Ambition Being Me 

  • Excellent communication skills 

  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as use their own initiative 

  • A passion for being outdoors, and have a clear understanding of the many benefits of outdoor play. 



The successful candidate will be motivated, professional and passionate about working with and supporting our children and families. You will be responsible for creating stimulating learning experiences, which allow children to thrive in a nurturing and caring environment. 



Main responsibilities will be: 

  • Planning, evaluating and recording learning experiences 

  • Supporting and promoting positive professional relationships with the service users and colleagues. 



Candidates MUST hold: 

HNC in Childcare and Education, SNNEB, NNEB or SVQ 3 in Childcare and Education qualification 



The salary for this position is £11.11 per hour over 36 hours and will be reviewed annually in April each year, next review April 2023. 

The nursery also offers a cost of living allowance to each staff member every month. This is calculated on a pro-rata basis and is subject to conditions. 



Job Types: Full-time, Part-time 

Part-time hours: 36 per week 

Salary: £20,800.00 per year 

10 hour shift Monday to Friday over 4 days

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