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'.

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?

SCMA is a national Third Sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 3,200 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 Continuing Professional Learning (CPL) as well as delivering local services. 


We are currently recruiting for:

Training Administrator 

The successful applicant will work as part of the Learn with SCMA team to assist with the co-ordination and effective delivery of our Continuous Professional Learning opportunities through the implementation of our Annual Training Calendar. You will provide administrative support to childminders, trainers and staff with the delivery of our learning events, including using our bespoke database. You will also support the administration of our ITA Learning Centre status.

The post holder 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.

Full-time 36 hours per week
AP2 Pt 19-22 Salary: £21,364-£23,122

Our Head Office team is currently trialling a blended working model, involving a mix of office-based and home working.

If you would like to be part of our team, please email recruitment@childminding.org to request an application pack. Please note that only applications submitted on the correct form will be considered. 

The closing date for receipt of completed applications Monday 29 August 2022 at 12pm. Interviews will be held on Thursday 8 September 2022.


SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. However, and linked to our desire to increase diversity applications are particularly encouraged from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates.

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