Current Vacancies

Come and join a dynamic, growing organisation that recognises that YOU are the difference that makes a positive impact every day on the lives of children, young people and their families.

Why work for CALA?

CALA delivers on a broad range of services, including Early Learning and Childcare Settings, School Aged Childcare, Family Services and Play based programmes.  This diversity provides employees with various career paths and opportunities to work in different settings and roles. 

By joining us here at CALA , you become part of a dedicated team working towards the common goal of providing exceptional services for children and families while also benefiting from a collaborative, positive and inclusive workplace.

Benefits Include:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Generous Annual Leave Allowance
  • 50% Discounted Childcare
  • Discounted Highlife Highland Membership
  • Training & Development
  • Opportunities for part time, term time or variable hours (role dependent).

Current Vacancies

Scroll the list below of our current vacancies. Click on each role to find out more and be the first to apply.

For any further information on any role or help with your application, please do not hesitate to call our office on 01463 222569 or email to [email protected]

Childcare Practitioner / School Escort - Tain

We are currently looking for a Childcare Practitioner to join #team CALA at our TRACC setting!

You will work 8 hours per week, Monday – Friday during term time only. Salary: £12.26 p/hr (Qualified) £12 p/hr (Unqualified)

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 5 years with accordance to SSSC

Closing date: Friday 28th June 

Job Remit: CLICK HERE 

Job Spec: CLICK HERE 

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Family Centre Manager - Nairn

Junior World ELC

Closing dateFriday 21st June 2024 @ 9am

You will work 35 hours per week, 52 weeks. 

Salary;
£28,210.00 (Qualified)
£26,754.00 (Unqualified)

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 3 years with accordance to SSSC)

For job remit: Click here

For personal specifications: Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Senior Childcare Practitioner - Nairn

Junior World – Nairn.

Closing dateFriday 21st June 2024 @ 9am

You will work 17.5 hours per week. Monday – Friday 2.30 pm – 6 pm. 

£13.93p/hour – Qualified
£12.26 p/hr – Unqualified

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 5 years with accordance to SSSC)

For job remit: Click here

For personal specifications: Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Childcare Practitioner - Nairn

Junior World – Nairn.

Closing dateFriday 21st June 2024 @ 9am

You will work 17.5 hours per weekMon – Fri over 52 weeks.

Salary:  £12.26 p/hr (Qualified) £12 p/hr (Unqualified)

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 3 years with accordance to SSSC)

For job remit: Click here

For personal specifications: Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Early Years Practitioner - Lunch Cover - Nairn

Croileagan ELC 

Closing dateFriday 14th June 2024 @ 9am

We are looking for a Childcare Practitioner to join our provision in Nairn. 

You will work 10.5 hours per week.

Salary;
£12.26p/hr (Qualified)
£12.00 p/hr (Unqualified)

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 3 years with accordance to SSSC)

Gaelic speaking advantageous

For job remit: Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Senior Early Years Practitioner - Inverness

Wimberley Estate ELC

Closing dateFriday 21st June 2024 @ 9am

You will work 38 hours per week, Mon–Fri, 52 weeks.
Salary per annum: £13.93 p/hr (qualified) – £12.26 p/hr (unqualified)

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 3 years with accordance to SSSC)

For job remit: Click here 

For Job Spec Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Temporary Group Support Worker - Inverness

Wimberley Estate ELC

Closing dateFriday 21st June 2024 @ 9am

You will work 40-45hrs per week temporary contract(with possibility of renewal)
Salary:  £12.00 p/hr

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 5 years with accordance to SSSC)

For job remit: Click here 

For Job Spec Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Senior Childcare Practitioner - Inverness

Kinmylies Out of School Club

Closing dateFriday 20th June 2024 @ 9am

You will work 18.5  hours per week during term time only

 Salary: £13.93 (Qualified)  £12.26 (Unqualified)

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 3 years with accordance to SSSC)

For job remit: Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Childcare Practitioner – CULBOKIE

Culbokie School Aged Childcare

You will work 17.5 hours per week during term time only.
Salary £12.26 p/hr (Qualified) £12 p/hr (Unqualified)

Closing dateFriday 21st June 2024 @ 9am

Candidates must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or to be currently working towards within 3 years with accordance to SSSC)

For job remit: Click here 

For Job Spec Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme & register with the SSSC.

Cleaner - Munlochy

Munlochy ELC

Closing dateFriday 21st June 2024 @ 9am

You will work 5 hours per week over 39 weeks of the year, term time.
(1 hour per day, Monday – Friday)

You will be paid £12 per hour.

For job remit: Click here 

For Job Spec Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme

Family Play Practitioner - Inverness based

Fixed 1 year contract at 30 hours per week.                                                 

Salary £13.50 per hour

Closing date: Closed

For job remit: Click here 

For Job Spec Click here

To apply online CLICK HERE

TO DOWNLOAD AND APPLY VIA POST/EMAIL

Application pack – Click here

Equal Opportunities – Click here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 and the Amendment Order 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme 

CALA Staffbank

CALA Staffbank offers opportunities for people of all ages, with or without experience or qualification, to experience paid work in the childcare sector.

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