Pairc Playgroup Extended Childcare Project

Pairc Playgroup based in Kershader, South Lochs, require three new members of staff for a three year pilot project to extend current child care provision in the area.  The following positions are available for immediate start:

  • Nursery Key Worker 1 (unqualified) - £9.50 per hour, plus pension required 1pm to 6.30pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and 1pm to 4.30pm Wednesday and Friday.  Total 28 hours per week (4 ½ hours planning time).  Term Time working (38 weeks per year).
  • Nursery Key Worker 2 (unqualified) - £9.50 per hour plus pension required 1pm to 6.30pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  Total 19 hours per week (2 ½ hours planning time).  Term Time working (38 weeks per year).
  • 1 x Administrative Assistant - £9.50 per hour plus pension for 9 hours per week. Term Time working (38 weeks per year).  (This post could be combined with the 2nd post above). 

Hours of work could be flexible depending on candidate. 

The Nursery Key Workers will be responsible for the day to day running of afternoon childcare sessions to ensure safe, stimulating play and to provide for the needs of the children attending. This will involve planning, preparing and delivering play-based activities appropriate for children aged 2 - 5 years.  Candidates should be suitably qualified with experience of working with young children.   

The candidates will also be responsible for the running of the after school club for children aged from 2 to 12 years. 

The Administrative Assistant will be based at the Playgroup and will be responsible for the day to day administration of the project and will be assisting the Playgroup Manager in various tasks.  A knowledge of finance, budgets and invoicing would be advantageous. 

These posts are funded for 3 years with the possibility of extension after. 

For more information contact 01851 880296 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a job description and application form. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 4th November, interviews to be held on Tuesday 15th November.   

This project is jointly funded by Highlands & Islands Enterprise and Muaitheabhal Community Wind Farm Trust.