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 @ any CALA setting
  • 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]

Assistant Office Administrator - Staffbank

We are currently looking for an Assistant Office Administrator for our Staffbank at #team CALA, based at our Inverness head office.

Closing dateFriday 19th July 2024 @ 9am

You will work 23 hours a week, 52 weeks

(Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri – 7.45am-11.45am,  and Wed – 7.45am-3pm)

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 Centre Manager - Nairn / Junior World

We are currently looking for a Family Centre Manager to join #team CALA at our Junior World setting!

Closing dateFriday 19th July 2024 @ 9am

You will work 35 hours per week, 52 weeks. 

Salary:
£30,885.40 (Qualified)
£29,302.00 (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.

Temporary Group Support Worker - Dingwall / Dingwall Ducklings

We are currently looking for two Group Support Workers to join #team CALA at our Dingwall Ducklings setting!

Position 1) You will work 25 hours per week, Mon–Fri during term time only. Salary: £12 p/hr 

Position 2) You will work 8 hours per week, Mon–Fri during term time only. Salary: £12 p/hr 

Closing date: CLOSED

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 / Beechwood ELC

We are currently looking for a Group Support Worker to join #team CALA at our Beechwood ELC setting!

You will work 27 hours per week, Mon–Fri during term time only, fixed contract (renewable) –

Salary:  £12 p/hr 

Closing date: Friday 19th July @ 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.

Early Years Practitioner - Kincraig / Wild Willows

We are currently looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join #team CALA at our Wild Willows setting!

You will work 35 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: CLOSED

For 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.

Childcare Practitioner / School Escort - Tain / TRACC

We are currently looking for a Childcare Practitioner / School Escort 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 19th July @ 9am

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.

Senior Childcare Practitioner - Nairn / Junior World

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

Closing date: Friday 19th July @ 9am

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

Salary:

£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.

Senior Early Years Practitioner - Inverness / WECC

We are currently looking for a Senior Early Years Practitioner to join #team CALA at our Wimberley Estate Childcare Setting setting!

Closing dateFriday 19th July 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 / WECC

We are currently looking for a Temporary Group Support Worker to join #team CALA at our Wimberley Estate Childcare Centre setting!

Closing dateFriday 19th July 2024 @ 9am

You will work 40-45hrs per week , fixed 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

We are currently looking for a Senior Childcare Practitioner to join #team CALA at our Kinmylies Out Of School setting!

Closing dateFriday 19th July 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

We are currently looking for a Childcare Pratitioner to join #team CALA at Culbokie Out Of School setting! 

You will work 17.5 hours per week during term time only.

Salary

£12.26 p/hr (Qualified) 

£12 p/hr (Unqualified)

Closing date: CLOSED

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

We are currently looking for a Cleaner to join #team CALA at our Munlochy ELC setting!

Closing date: CLOSED

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

Senior Childcare Practitioner – Croy

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

You will work 17.5 hours per week, Mon–Fri, 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 19th July @ 9am

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.

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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