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Dounby Primary School, Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2HT
£23,363 - £26,429 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Only
35 hours per week

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Dounby Nursery

Early Years Support Worker

17.5 hours per week, Term time
Temporary up to 28 June 2023
£23,363 - £24,367 / £24,641 - £26,429 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 Managers Charis Pottinger/Leona Benston on 01856 771234 or email or

Closing Date: Sunday 18 December 2022

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