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Castlebay Community School, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XD
£23,323 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

Required 37 hours per week, on a fixed term basis, the postholder will work towards an SVQ Level 3 Social Services (Children & Young People) - achievability 4 years.

You will develop skills to support the inclusion, attainment and achievement of vulnerable children and young people in school, home and community settings through direct work with children and young people, their families, and other support staff, as part of an Integrated Children’s Services approach.

The Educational Attainment Team work with children and young people who are eligible for support through the Pupil Equity Fund as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge. 


The Team has been established for five years, working within our Western Isles school, they play a very important part in the lives of our valuable children and young people. This is within the school and community environment.  

The Educational Attainment Team arrange activities and holiday clubs during school holidays which really is an amazing experience to share with the children.  As well as working in schools alongside the Senior Management Teams and school staff.

Working towards a qualification, whilst gaining valuable work experience with a salary is an fantastic opportunity for the right person.  If you want to be part of a supported team of workers and also progress your education at the same time, this would be a fantastic start to a very rewarding career.


You must have National 5 English or a Foundation Apprenticeship in Child Care or similar

A full, unrestricted, clean, driving licence is essential.

This post will be based in Barra but applications will be accepted from applicants in South Uist.

This is a modern apprenticeship and there is no upper age limit to those wishing to apply.

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.