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Castlebay Community School, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XD
£21,495 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

The postholder will work towards an HNC in Childhood Practice - 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.


If you would like to come and speak to someone about the role we have organised an event on Thursday 19th May, 10am – 2pm at Castlebay Hall.  A member of the team will be there as well as a representative from the Skills and Training Section who will be able to let you know what support is available for those wishing to return to work or looking for a new challenge.


If you cannot make this date, then please contact Niall Thomson, Secondary Depute, at Castlebay Community School on 01871 810100, for more information about the post


You must have National 4 Numeracy and English or a Foundation Apprenticeship in Child Care or similar

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

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

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