Scottish Childminding Association
Scottish Childminding Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC010489

The Scottish Childminding Association is the national body representing the childminding sector.

Current vacancies

Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £54,796 – £58,604
  • Office/home based. Regular attendance will be required at SCMA’s Head Office in Stirling.
  • Closing 16th November 2018

Due to the impending retirement of our current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) we are now seeking to appoint a new CEO to lead the organisation and provide strategic direction to its staff, volunteers and supporters.

SCMA is a membership organisation with 83% of Scotland’s childminders being members of SCMA. We are proud of the role we play in promoting childminding as a quality early learning and childcare service and helping our members be the best childminders they can be.

As CEO you will:

• Lead the staff team to deliver on strategic objectives as approved by the Board.

• Manage SCMA’s resources.

• Be the figurehead for childminding in Scotland.

• Advance the organisation’s position and reputation as Scotland’s leading membership organisation for childminding.

You will have effective and comprehensive leadership, management and communication skills, with experience of leading high performing teams. You will ideally be experienced in leading a membership organisation, dealing with the media and be a confident communicator and ambassador for SCMA. You will have the political and business acumen to lead and influence change to make a difference to the wellbeing and development of Scotland’s children.

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Childminding Development Officer (30hpw)

  • Part time
  • £21,349 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 17th August 2018

The successful applicant will work in the South Lanarkshire Local Authority area to develop the effectiveness and credibility of childminding in the area by providing support and training to new and existing childminders on an individual and group basis.

You will have experience of delivering training to adults, an awareness and understanding of families and the support required; working collaboratively with key agencies with Early Years and have an understanding of childminding and the role of childminders.

Excellent organisational and inter-personal skills are required and working as part of a team is essential. Enthusiasm, self-motivation, drive and highly developed written and oral communication skills are required.

The post is part-time working 30 hours per week and will be home-based. Equipment and IT connections will be provided.

Starting Salary: AP3 PT 23 £21,349 pro rata and we operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).

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Childminding Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,349 pro-rata
  • Home based covering Glasgow
  • Closing 25th October 2018

The successful applicant will work in the City of Glasgow Local Authority area to support the development of an Integrated service with childminders to provide a quality ELC and Community Childcare service. The post-holder will provide a recruitment, support & monitoring service for childminders who join this scheme.

You will have experience of delivering training to adults, an awareness and understanding of families and the support required; working collaboratively with key agencies with Early Years and have an understanding of childminding and the role of childminders.

Excellent organisational and inter-personal skills are required and working as part of a team is essential. Enthusiasm, self-motivation, drive and highly developed written and oral communication skills are required.

The post is part-time working 18 hours per week and will be home-based. Equipment and IT connections will be provided.

Starting Salary: AP3 PT 23 £21,349 pro rata and we operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).

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