Part time Support Worker wanted 

(1 post, £10.92 per hour)

  • Do you have experience in a supportive role in an education setting?
  • Do you have experience of working with children and families?

Following continued success since the launch of Big Noise Douglas, we are looking for a Support Worker to join our team, to work with the after school programme:

2.45 – 5.00 pm Monday to Thursday (term time) and 

4 hours a day, Monday to Thursday (school holidays)

Start time can be flexible (after school finishes) during school term time

This pioneering programme drew its initial inspiration from El Sistema in Venezuela and our vision is to transform lives with music. We deliver on our vision through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities. Since its inception in 2007, the programme has grown and developed into a multi-faceted and immersive music education and social development programme which uses the orchestra as a learning community.

Big Noise Douglas runs an after school programme 4 days a week during term time and a holiday school 4 days a week during the Easter, summer and October holidays.  The principal duties of a Support Worker at Big Noise Douglas is to support Big Noise musicians as they deliver the after school programme; participating in sessions, modelling engagement and attention for the children, and building strong relationships with the children to assist them in maximising their potential.

We welcome applications from all nationalities. However we are unfortunately unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK.  For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit

If you are invited to interview, we will ask that you bring evidence showing your right to work in the UK with you (photocopies are not accepted).

For further details please visit our website where you can view the full job/person specification and complete our online application form (no CVs please). For any additional information please e-mail or telephone 01786 475349.

The successful applicant will be subject to PVG check.

The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd February 2020 at 10am

Interviews will be held in Douglas, Dundee in the week beginning 10th February 2020