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Childminding and Membership Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,533 – £24,724 pro-rata
  • Stirling (home/office based)
  • Closing 20th September 2021

  • Advertised from 31st August 2021
  • Part-time 18 hrs per week, Salary £22,533-£24,724 (pro rata for part time hours)


Are you passionate about nurture, high quality childcare and making a real difference to children and families in Scotland? Do you want to be part of SCMA – a thriving membership organisation, advocating on behalf of childminders and delivering services across Scotland?

We are recruiting for this post to help us deliver childminding services across Scotland.

The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is the national voice of childminding in Scotland. SCMA is a national Third Sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 3,500 childminder members, SCMA helps to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland’s children and aims to influence policy to ensure that it is informed by the experiences of childminding. SCMA provides a wide range of support and professional services for members including training and events as well as delivering local services. For more information about our organisation and services visit

The successful applicant will work to support potential and new entrants to the childminding workforce. You will provide support to SCMA members with their professional practice needs at all career stages particularly in areas where we do not have local staff. You will also contribute to developing the quality, effectiveness and professionalism of Childminding by supporting new and existing childminders in line with our organisational strategy.

Application notes

The postholder is required to have proven ability to prioritise work, organise information and forward plan. Enthusiasm, self-motivation, good communication and excellent organisational skills are required.

If you would like to be part of our team please get in touch for an application pack:

Email: stating the post you are applying for.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications Monday 20th September 2021 at 12pm

Interviews will be held on 28th September 2021

Please note that only applications submitted on the correct form will be considered.

SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer.