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Administrative Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,250 – £21,917
  • Blended home and office working in Stirling
  • Closing 26th July 2021

  • Advertised from 28th June 2021
  • 36 hrs per week. Maternity Leave position (1-year fixed term)


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 these posts 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

As Administrative Assistant you will co-ordinate an effective and efficient administrative support service for members, potential childminders and others interested in childminding. You will provide administrative support to the Corporate Services Team including being involved in supporting our membership, HR and finance functions.

This post requires proven ability to prioritise work, organise information and forward plan. Enthusiasm, self-motivation, good communication and excellent organisational skills are required.

Most SCMA staff are currently remotely working from home due to COVID-19, however these roles may develop into a blended working model involving a mix of office-based and home working.

Application notes

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

Email:, stating which post you are applying for.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications 26th July 2021 at 12 pm

Interviews will be held on: 5th August 2021

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

SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer.