Sistema Scotland
Sistema Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC039119

Our vision is to transform lives with music. By growing children's orchestras in areas of deprivation our mission is to transform children's lives with music, empower communities and grow future orchestras.


Current vacancies

Temporary Administrator

  • Full time
  • £20,179 – £23,458
  • Dundee
  • Closing 29th January 2021

Big Noise Douglas, are looking for a Temporary Administrator to cover a period of maternity leave.

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run four programmes in Raploch in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen and Douglas in Dundee.

You will support the Senior Team at Big Noise Douglas by providing excellent administrative support, procedures and processes to ensure the continued success and growth of the programme. You will also have face to face engagement with adults and children at after-school club, ensuring a smooth-running signing in and out procedure.

You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a high pressure workload. You will lead on general communications with parents, so you must also be an effective communicator with both adults and children.

This is a full time, temporary post which is expected to last until approximately February 2022. Your hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (with a one hour unpaid lunch break).

We welcome applications from all nationalities. However we are 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 gov.uk/check-uk-visa.

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Operations Manager - Big Noise Torry

  • Full time
  • £30,108 – £33,454
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 1st February 2021

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to transform lives with music. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run four programmes in Raploch in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen and Douglas in Dundee.

This is a unique opportunity to join our Big Noise Torry team as the Operations Manager, supporting the Team Leader to ensure high quality procedures, processes and operational functions are embedded to maximise the success of the programme.

A skilled project manager, you will also have experience of working with children/young people and volunteers, and will have a passion for music, along with the belief in the impact and transformative power it has for children and the wider community.

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Fundraising Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,993 – £32,339 pro-rata
  • Stirling (initially remote working)
  • Closing 9th February 2021

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a Fundraising Officer to join our central team based in Raploch, Stirling (working from home initially, due to current Scottish Government guidance).

You will work with our small Fundraising team to maximise income from funders through preparing innovative and compelling applications and reports, supporting Sistema Scotland to deliver its Big Noise programmes. You will maintain excellent relationships with funders and partners, meeting all application and reporting deadlines and ensuring that funders are kept fully engaged and informed on developments within the organisation.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience), you will have experience of raising significant income for charities, and composing complex and compelling applications to trusts and foundations. You will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience of managing relationships with funders and stakeholders. Excellent IT skills, including MS Office and Access thankQ (or a similar fundraising CRM), are also essential.

This is a permanent post, working 2.5 days a week (days of work to be confirmed).

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Team Leader – Musician

  • Full time
  • £39,357 – £42,637
  • Big Noise Torry, Aberdeen
  • Closing 6th March 2020

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to transform lives with music. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run four programmes in Raploch in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen and Douglas in Dundee. This is a unique opportunity to join our organisation to lead, manage and deliver Big Noise Torry as the programme is planning to grow. The role will lead and grow the existing Big Noise Torry team as the children move from primary to secondary school, develop the programme from strings only to a full symphonic model and continue to work in partnership with the community to ensure the maximum number of children and families can benefit.

We are looking for an inspirational individual to provide visionary musical and people leadership to Big Noise Torry. The following must be demonstrable both on your application form and during the selection process:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • People management experience and leading teams
  • Professional standard of playing on your instrument
  • Excellent knowledge of beginner level teaching techniques
  • Sound knowledge of variety of music teaching methodologies
  • Working with children in a music education and/or community/music context
  • Delivering instrumental lessons, including to young children and beginners, in individual and small and large group settings
  • Ability to motivate and inspire all learners, regardless of ability
  • Project management experience
  • Commitment and understanding of the social benefits of music and the Big Noise programme
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Evaluation & Monitoring Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,425 – £31,704 pro-rata
  • Stirling (initially remote working due to coronavirus restrictions)
  • Closing 2nd December 2020

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit an Evaluation & Monitoring Officer to join our central team based in Raploch, Stirling (based at home initially, due to current Scottish Government guidance).

You will be the primary evaluation specialist within Sistema Scotland ensuring a robust, ongoing evaluation and monitoring programme is in place to support the organisation to deliver the best quality outcomes for our communities. You will support the dissemination of knowledge and new evidenced practice within the organisation; monitor performance to meet the needs of key stakeholders; and be the key link with external independent evaluation organisations.

Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, you will have experience in quantitative and qualitative research methodology, including analysing large and complex datasets. You will be proficient in data presentation and report production, using a range of presentation styles and graphic design processes. This post will also require you to have relevant experience in conducting interviews and focus groups for data collection. The ability to communicate confidently (both verbal and written) and to be able to mix appropriately with a wide range of people, whilst maintaining a high degree of confidentiality and discretion will be essential. You will have experience within health, social or education research involving qualitative and quantitative methods.

We are looking for someone with an understanding of the benefits of early intervention and social interventions. You will be able to work independently and manage a portfolio of work effectively, therefore you will require excellent organisational skills and the ability to anaylse problems and prioritise actions.

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