Vacancies with SCMA

SCMA is the national voice of the childminding sector in Scotland. We work with our members to help improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland's children. We also play a big part in influencing change at government level to ensure new legislation is proportional and fits our member's needs.

Around 83% of Scotland's childminders are members of SCMA.  Work with us if you share our Vision of 'Quality childminding... building confident children within a family childcare experience'.

ELC and Community Childminding Administrator

Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is pleased to invite applications for the post of Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) and Community Childminding (CC) Administrator.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of ELC and CC Administrator as we seek to strengthen our Corporate Services Team. As the ELC and CC Administrator you will:

- Administer and co-ordinate an administrative support service to the ELC and CC Services.
- Provide support and assistance to stakeholders of the Association dealing with ELC and CC enquiries.
- Administer admissions/placements for local ELC services.
- Assist with the co-ordination and development of the Corporate Services Team.

You will embrace the ethos and values of SCMA and display enthusiasm, self-motivation and a desire to represent childminding. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills as well as the ability to prioritise work.

The post is full time, 36 hours per week and will be office based. Starting Salary: SJC AP2 Pt 19-22 £19,186 - £20,765 and we operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).

For further information and an application form, email recruitment@childminding.org or write to Recruitment, Scottish Childminding Association, 7 Melville Terrace, Stirling, FK8 2ND. 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications for the post is Tuesday 26 November 2019 at 12pm.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 December 2019. Please note that only applications submitted on the correct form will be considered.

SCMA is the national voice of childminding in Scotland; a third sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 4,000 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. 

SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer.


Assessor

Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is pleased to invite applications for the post of Assessor for the SQA Complete Childminding Learning Pathway Work Based Award (fixed term two years).

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. We are an approved SQA Centre and we support the on-going professional learning needs of childminders across Scotland.

As a member of our SCMA Assessor team, you will work with our online Portfolio to support candidates both face-to-face and remotely via phone, video call and email. Your key responsibilities will include:

- Develop and maintain effective relationships and provide support for candidates undertaking the SQA Complete Childminding Learning Pathway Work Based Award.
- Assess a caseload of candidates as agreed and undertake all relevant duties relating to the assessor role.

You will have proven ability to prioritise work, analyse information and forward plan. Enthusiasm, self-motivation and excellent communication and organisational skills are required.

This is a part-time post, 18 hours per week, however more hours may be available. It will be home-based. IT equipment and mobile phone will be supplied. 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).

For further information and an application form, email recruitment@childminding.org or write to Recruitment, Scottish Childminding Association, 7 Melville Terrace, Stirling, FK8 2ND. 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications for the post is Monday 25 November 2019 at 12pm. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 December 2019. Please note that only applications submitted on the correct form will be considered. 

SCMA is the national voice of childminding in Scotland; a third sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 4,000 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. 

SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer.