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Dounby Primary School, Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2HT
£18,067.00 - £21,205.00 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week


Dounby Nursery

Early Years Support Worker

35 hours per week, 50 weeks per year
Temporary up to 25 June 2021
£20,332 - £21,408 / £21,682 - £23,470 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking a suitable candidate to join our dedicated team of staff in the Early Learning and Childcare setting.

The ideal candidate will have recent experience of working with young children in a structured context. This post is rewarding and requires an energetic, thoughtful person who is able to work as part of our team in a caring, learning environment.

For appointment at G4:
You should have a good general standard of education including literacy and numeracy AND successfully complete a relevant qualification to allow registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker (Day Care of Children) within 3 years of taking up the post.

For appointment at G5:
You should hold a recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker (Day Care of Children) e.g. NC in Early Education and Child Care, SVQ Level 2. You are required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of taking up the post and maintain this registration.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting the Early Learning and Childcare Manager, Leona Benston on 01856 771 234 or email

Closing Date: Sunday 31 January 2021

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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