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Westray Junior High School, Westray, Orkney, KW17 2DH
£25,062 - £30,154 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent & Temporary
Position Type:
Term Time Only
24.5 hours per week

This position has expired.


Westray Nursery

Early Years Lead Practitioner (2 posts)

1 x 24.5 hours per week, term-time

1 x 10.5 hours per week, term-time
Temporary to 28 June 2023

£25,062 - £27,015 / £27,489 to £30,154 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for enthusiastic people who would enjoy being part of a dynamic whole-school team at this island nursery, to help deliver flexible, high quality care and education-centred service that meets the needs of young children and their families.

Westray nursery is a small nursery and you will lead the development of practice and pedagogy, with the support of the head teacher manager and the visiting nursery teacher.

To be appointed at a G6, you need to gain a recognised qualification and have experience of working with young children. You are required to register with the SSSC within the first 6 months of taking up post and maintain registration.

To be appointed at G7, you should hold a recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner (Day Care of Children) e.g. HNC in Early Education and Child Care, SVQ Level 3 Social Services (Children and Young People) or other recognised qualification that enables 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 Louise Harcus, Acting Head Teacher on 01857 677246 or email

Closing date: Sunday 9 October 2022

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