Depute Head of Centre (FIF05500)

Fife Council
£30,560 - £33,864 per year Pro Rata
07 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 31 October 2016

Our vision, in Fife Education Service, is “Excellence for All” and we believe all children should be encouraged to maximize their potential. We work hard to meet the varying needs of all our learners. Fife Education and Learning Directorate is the second largest in Scotland providing for over 55,500 children and young people.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


You will have a degree or equivalent in Early Years Childcare and Development, Social Care/ Social Sciences, or an equivalent Community Services based qualification.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.


You will work collaboratively with an enhanced management team and nursery staff to develop the practice and support vulnerable families using a Family Nurture Approach.

The Individual

You will be registered with Scottish Social Services Council as a qualified practitioner/manager and have significant post qualification experience within a relevant environment you will provide assistance in planning and implementing of strategies relative to care and welfare of children within the nursery community.

In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

• Take ownership
• Focus on customers
• Work together
• Embrace technology & information
• Deliver results

Contact Details for vacancy: Margherita Doriano, 01592 583477

See also:
I193 01 Depute Head of Centre.pdf
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
Education & Children's Services Directorate Information.docx