Location –    Edinburgh – Shawfair

Salary       –   £12 ph

Time         –   Permanent position – full time

CPD           –  Online /in-house training available


Chapter One is a leading childcare provider dedicated to providing the best possible care and education for the children in our care. We operate nurseries in Edinburgh, England and Oman. We are constantly investing in our people and facilities to ensure their nurseries are the best places for children to grow and develop. We also support staff with their individual CPD with on-line and in-house training  programmes and support career progression.

We give children an amazing educational experience from birth to pre-school, their most formative years. They focus on every unique child and our highly skilled and qualified teams provide the very best early year’s experience in a safe and stimulating environment.

We are looking to recruit an Early Years Practitioner  for our busy nursery at Shawfair House, Shawfair, Edinburgh.

We invest in our workforce to help everyone have career progressions and opportunity.

We pride ourselves in being a fun and friendly environment where teamwork and support is promoted.

We recognize achievements through our holiday bonus schemes and reward badges to recognize a staff members individual achievements.

Like our children are all supported as individuals, as are our staff and support every staff members wellbeing to enable you to be happy, content and shine in your role.

Role expectations:

  • Have knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence and/or, Pre-Birth to Three Framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the benefits of outdoor play
  • Be a good communicator
  • Be self-motivated and work on own initiative
  • Be a good team player with an understanding to support everyone
  • Have a good understanding of child development to meet and support their needs

The applicant should hold a childcare qualification SVQ level 3 or HNC.