Corner House Nursery South Gillsland Road
November 7, 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Job Type


Corner House Day Nursery - Edinburgh EH10

Job Summary

Senior Early Years Educator

An excellent opportunity has a risen to work as part of The Corner House Day Nursery team, South Gillsland Road.

As an Early Years Educator you will work with children from birth to around 5 years of age, helping them to develop and learn. You will create stimulating learning environment that help the children grow their interpersonal and academic skills.

Your main responsibilities will be: planning and evaluating and recording learning experiences, create fun learning environments both indoors and outdoors, support and promote positive professional relationships with your team and service users.

At The Corner House Day Nursery we really value our staff team therefore we offer an excellent pay package.

You must have an HNC or SVQ 3 related to Early Learning and Childcare or equivalent qualification.

Previous workplace experience is essential.

Job Type / Category

You will be expected to provide high quality, flexible childcare for families from the local communities, by supporting the Nursery Manager in the day nursery to deliver the highest standards, ensuring that the best possible environment and care are provided for young children.

  • To Support the day to day management, staffing, organisation and smooth running of the Nursery.
  • To support the development of the ethos of The Corner House and to create a welcoming and family friendly environment, promoted and delivered within the setting and the principles adhered to.
  • To be a member of the Nursery Management team and to contribute to the strategic planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of the Nursery.
  • To support high standards of care and education of children between 0 to 5 years in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • To ensure effective communication between the Day Care staff and parents.
  • To keep accurate registers and up to date records of all children using the Day Care provision and to give regular feedback to parents about their child’s development and progress.
  • To be an excellent role model and support to qualified staff and modern apprentice.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications


SVQ or NVQ level 3 in Childcare

Specialist Knowledge

Pre-Birth to three

Curriculum for Excellence

First Aid

Food Hygiene

Industry Experience

Knowledge, understanding and practical experience of Day Care for young children

Knowledge and practical understanding of child development and parenting

Technical Skills

Computer Literate

Report Writing

Communication Skills

Presentation Skills

Job Type: Full-time


  • Childcare: 2 years (Required)
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