Current Vacancies

Please find below a list of current vacancies with Care and Learning Alliance:


Family Support Practitioner – Inverness/Black Isle Areas

Part Time – 750 hours per annum Over 40 weeks

Salary: £7,500pa (£10.00 per hour)

Closing date: Wednesday 27th September 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 4th October 2017

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North Kessock Breakfast Club – Assistant Childcare Practitioner

7.5 hours per week during school term time (7.45am to 9.15am, Monday to Friday)

(Applicants must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification – or be currently working towards)

Qualified rate of pay: £8.94 per hour

Unqualified rate of pay: £8.24 per hour

Closing date for post: Monday 25th September 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 04th October 2017

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Drakies out of School Club – Senior Childcare Practitioner

17.5 hours per week at £9.80 per hour

2.30pm – 6.00pm, Monday – Friday

(Additional hours may be available during school holiday periods)

Applicants for the senior post must be in receipt of VQ Level III, HNC or an equivalent childcare qualification.

Closing date for post: Wednesday 27th September 2017

Interview date: Friday 6th October 2017

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Tongue Childcare Centre – Temporary Group Support Worker

Up to 16 hours per week at £8.50 per hour.

Closing date: Friday 22nd September 2017

Interview date: Monday 02nd October 2017

Applicants must hold VQ Level III, HNC or equivalent childcare qualification (or be currently working towards).

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Strathpeffer Out of School Club – Temporary Maternity Cover

Senior Childcare Practitioner

17.5 hours per week

2.30pm – 6.00pm, Monday – Friday

Qualified rate: £9.80 Per Hour

Closing date for post: Monday 02 October 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 11th October 2017

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Newmore & Ardross After School Senior Playworker

Experience of working with children is essential and applicants should be enthusiastic, motivated and reliable. Part of this role will be to develop and run a new holiday club during the school holidays which will be in addition to the core hours set out below.

Qualifications preferred but not essential. Must be prepared to undertake qualifications at a later date.
Monday – Wednesday 2.30 – 5.30 with an additional 2 -3 hours per week for planning and administration starting in August.

Closing date 18th of September.

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Childhood Practice Manager – Care and Learning Alliance

Part-time post available for the Inverness area.

718 hours over 40 weeks.

Starting Salary £9053.98 / £9334.00

(£12.61 per hour unqualified/£13.00 per hour qualified)

Closing Date: Friday 22.09.17

Interviews: Monday 02.10.17

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Part Time Childcare Practitioner (12 hours per week)

Earthtime’s Outdoor Nursery

Closing date: Tuesday 29th August

Earthtime’s Nursery are looking for a qualified childcare practitioner to join their team. The job is term time only and on a temporary contract.

Applicants need to be qualified to Level 3 SVQ or above and the successful applicant will need to become a member of the PVG scheme.

Experiene of outdoor education is desirable and a love of the outdoors is essential!

For more information please call 01343  541335


Early Years Childcare Practitioner

At the Shieling Project

Start date: Week beginning 25th September

Salary: £9277.08

Contract length: 1 year (6month probation).

Working: Wed, Thurs, Fri Term time (8.30am-3.30pm)

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Entry Level (SVQ 2/3) Early Years Childcare Apprentice

At the Shieling Project

Start date: Week beginning 25th September

Salary: £9277.08 (equipment will be paid for as an addition to this sum)

Contract length: 1 year (6month probation). May be extended up to 3 years to complete SVQ3.

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Early Years Practitioner – Kilcoy Kindergarten

Kilcoy Kindergarten (South) opened in 2013 on the Black Isle. We are based in Kilcoy, in a beautiful old Church. We are well established within the community, and are looking for a highly competent, enthusiastic person to join our friendly, growing team full time, as we continue to expand our setting.

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Grantown Playgroup – Early Years Practitioner

39.5 hours per week

Qualified rate: £9.20 per hour. Unqualified rate: £8.20 per hour

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm during school term time

For any enquiries please e-mail: grantownplaygroup@btinternet.com


Real opportunity for men and women to work in the Childcare Sector in a variety of stimulating roles!

We’re looking for men and women to work as relief childcare workers in a variety of settings (nursery, playgroup, out of school or in a family home) from £7.85 to £8.40 per hour.

Closing Date: 31 March 2017