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

Modern Apprentice - Administration & Social Media

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Raploch and Fallin, Stirling (On site)
  • Closing 15th April 2024

Big Noise Raploch are looking for notes of interest for a new and exciting Modern Apprenticeship opportunity.

The post will be based in Raploch and Fallin in Stirling and will provide you with the opportunity to work towards an SVQ 2 (SCQF Level 5) in Business Administration, while gaining paid, on the job work experience within an office environment.

As a Modern Apprentice, you will work within the Big Noise Raploch & Fallin Team and duties will include general clerical and administrative support including diary management, word-processing, photocopying and circulating correspondence. You will also assist with social media posts for Big Noise Raploch & Fallin.

We are looking for someone with good communication and organisational skills, who has at least a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). You will have an interest in working within a busy office environment and will be flexible and able to adapt to working on a variety of administrative tasks.

You should be willing to commit to working towards a Modern Apprenticeship SVQ Level 2 in Business & Administration.

This is a temporary post for 18 months to allow for the completion of the SVQ Level 2 Qualification.

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Administrator (Part-Time)

  • Part time
  • £23,683 – £27,385 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th February 2024

Sistema Scotland have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Administrator to join the team in Big Noise Wester Hailes (Edinburgh) as they continue to grow.

Working alongside another Administrator, you will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Wester Hailes 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 hour adults and children.

This is a part time post working 2 days (14 hours) per week, all year round. Days of work will be agreed with line manager, working between Tuesday and Thursday, 9am to 5pm (with one unpaid lunch break).

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Part time Project & Administrative Assistant

  • Part time
  • £23,683 – £27,385 pro-rata
  • Stirling with hybrid working
  • Closing 22nd January 2024

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run programmes in Raploch and Fallin in Stirling, Douglas in Dundee, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

You will assist the Executive Assistant to ensure there is well planned, proactive administration functions to support key priorities for the organisation. This will include providing some personal assistant support and project support for key Senior Leadership roles as required. An experienced office administrator or personal assistant (PA), you will have demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office (particularly MS Word and Excel), email, minute taking and coordinating action trackers.

This is a permanent post, working 4 days/28 hours per week during office hours (working days/hours to be agreed with line manager). You will have a hybrid working pattern between our office base in Raploch, Stirling and home working (pattern to be agreed with line manager). It is expected that two days per week will be office based.

We welcome applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Administrator

  • Part time
  • £23,683 – £27,385 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 8th December 2023

Sistema Scotland is looking for a part-time Administrator to join the Big Noise team in Torry, (Aberdeen).

You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Torry 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 hour adults and children.

This is a part time post working 32 hours per week, Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm (with one unpaid lunch break) and 4 hours on a Friday (worked in agreement with line manager).

We welcome applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Top job! Head of Fundraising

  • Full time
  • £46,956 – £50,663
  • Raploch & Fallin (Stirling)
  • Closing 20th October 2023

Our current Head of Fundraising is moving on from the organisation after 10 years and we are therefore excited to share this opportunity for an experienced senior fundraiser to join our leadership team and lead our fundraising team.

As Head of Fundraising, you will develop and deliver the fundraising strategy for Sistema Scotland, ensuring our overall fundraising target is achieved. You will manage key funder relationships, along with overseeing and contributing to the most complex/highest value public & private sector funding applications & reports. With a proven track record of raising significant income from a range of sources and developing & maintaining relationships with funders & stakeholders, you will also have experience of leading and developing teams.

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Top job! Head of Centre (Musician)

  • Full time
  • £46,956 – £50,663
  • Stirling
  • Closing 13th October 2023

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run six programmes in Raploch & Fallin in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

Following the appointment of Vicky Williams (current Head of Centre for Big Noise Raploch & Fallin) to the role of Chief Executive Officer, this is an exciting opportunity to join our organisation to lead, manage and deliver the Big Noise Raploch & Fallin programmes. You will work with the team and the two communities to ensure the model supports as many Raploch & Fallin young people and families as possible. As part of the Sistema Scotland leadership team, you will also participate in and build the organisation’s strategy, bringing determination to tackle inequality in Scotland and ensuring that community voices are central to solutions to tackle poverty. You will advocate and highly value the role of early intervention, creativity, music and relationship-based practice in improving lives.

With extensive experience of successful leadership & management of teams, you will also have experience of working with children, young people & communities, and building & sustaining positive relationships with a variety of stake-holders, along with a professional standard of playing on your principal instrument.

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities. If you do not have the right to work in the UK currently, we may be able to offer sponsorship for a Skilled Worker Visa, provided you meet the criteria as detailed here: gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa

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Part Time Finance Administrator

  • Part time
  • £23,683 – £27,385 pro-rata
  • Hybrid working between home & office base in Raploch, Stirling
  • Closing 15th September 2023

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 six programmes in Raploch & Fallin in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

Due to an internal promotion an exciting opportunity within the Finance Team at Sistema Scotland has arisen. As part of the central team, the finance function supports each of the Big Noise programmes to ensure their continued growth and success, and that Sistema Scotland can deliver on its organisational strategy. This role is a key support for the finance function, helping ensure smooth processes in finance and administration. It’s a varied and rewarding position where attention to detail, numeracy, comfort with finance and other information systems and ensuring good administrative processes will be vital to success. The Finance Administrator needs to be approachable and patient, willing to spend time explaining the formalities of adhering to financial processes to non-financial staff and where necessary offering them assistance.

You will hold a relevant qualification at HNC or SVQ level 3 (or equivalent), with experience of working in an office administrative role. You will have demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office (particularly MS Word and Excel) and email. Experience of database administration (inputting, manipulating and reporting on data) or equivalent IT functions and also developing and implementing administrative systems and procedures will be essential for this role. We are looking for someone with experience of working within a challenging and high-pressure environment, who can also liaise with stakeholders at all levels of seniority.

This is a permanent post, working 3.5 days/24.5 hours a week (exact pattern of work to be agreed with line manager).

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £65,000 – £70,000
  • Hybrid working
  • Closing 5th July 2023

Are you an inspirational leader committed to supporting children and young people to realise their potential? If so, Sistema Scotland has a unique opportunity to lead this pioneering charity into the pivotal next phase in its development

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, we are focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of six Big Noise programmes within the communities of Raploch & Fallin in Stirling, Douglas in Dundee, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh. Our team (170 staff and 35 volunteers) currently work with over 3,500 children and young people weekly, and this continues to grow.

Our founding Chief Executive Officer, Nicola Killean OBE, has been appointed as the next Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland and will take up her new post in August 2023. We are therefore excited to share this unique opportunity for an inspirational individual to lead Sistema Scotland as our new Chief Executive Officer.

As Chief Executive Officer, you will provide inspiration and strategic leadership to ensure that we deliver maximum positive impact for children and young people in existing and future Big Noise communities and that the organisation has clear purpose, values, direction, as well as the structure and resources required to deliver on this. You will also provide thoughtful and challenging leadership both within and beyond the organisation, connecting with partners and stakeholders to ensure learning from the work of Big Noise programmes contributes to understanding and tackling poverty in Scotland.

You will have a deep commitment and passion for the benefits that a social change and music programme such as Big Noise has, along with a proven track record of success of:

  • Setting and achieving strategic priorities for an organisation
  • Leading and developing teams, in a senior level role
  • Working within challenging and high-pressure environments
  • Interest in preventative and early intervention approaches to tackling root causes of poverty and inequality
  • Demonstrating values-based leadership
  • Developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with key local and national stakeholders, including long-term funding relationships
  • Experience of working with/reporting to a Board

We are ambitious for the children and young people we work with, and we are looking for someone who can match that ambition with experience, drive, resilience, and commitment.

We welcome applications from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities. If you do not have the right to work in the UK currently, we may be able to offer sponsorship for a Skilled Worker Visa, provided you meet the criteria as detailed here: gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa .

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Part time HR Administrator

  • Part time
  • £22,343 – £25,835 pro-rata
  • Based in Raploch, Stirling (with occasional opportunity to work from home)
  • Closing 19th May 2023

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit an HR Administrator to join our central team based in Raploch, Stirling. This post is offered on a part time basis (work pattern to be agreed with line manager) and will mainly be office based, but there will also be an opportunity for some working from home.

You will support the HR and OD Team at Sistema Scotland in the delivery of a comprehensive Human Resources service at all levels within the organisation, enhancing Sistema Scotland’s ability to deliver its objectives.

You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational and communication skills and have the ability to manage a high-pressure workload. The successful candidate will also be able to evidence strong attention to detail and first-class IT skills, with demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office, in particular MS Word and Excel as well as experience of working with databases.

This is a permanent, part time post working 28 hours a week: the HR Administrator will be predominantly office based (Raploch) with the occasional opportunity to work from home.

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Top job! Director of Music & Curriculum

  • Full time
  • Circa £53,000
  • Hybrid between office base (to be agreed) & home
  • Closing 12th May 2023

We are delighted to be opening the search for our next Director of Music & Curriculum. This is one of the most senior and strategic roles in the organisation, responsible for inspiring the team of musicians, as well as the children, young people and families in our Big Noise communities.

Our Director of Music & Curriculum sits within the leadership team, drives forward the musical and educational vision for the organisation, inspires and creates a support structure for our musicians to have the most up-to-date pedagogical

training and knowledge, and continues to create vision and ambition for the quality and breadth of music-making opportunities for all of our children, young people and communities.

This is an exciting moment to join our team. We have a refreshed music strategy in place that celebrates what has been already achieved but also sets the course for increased differentiation of opportunity, greater exposure and access to diverse musical experiences and opportunities for all of the children and young people, and expanding our partnership working. An experienced team of Curriculum Leaders works with the Director of Music & Curriculum to support each Big Noise programme with training and curriculum development.

We already have wonderful musical partnerships, including with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Benedetti Foundation, National Youth Orchestras of Scotland, NYCOS and Orchestras for All. We have inspirational ambassadors in Nicola Benedetti and Dame Evelyn Glennie. We are part of the Music Education Partnership Group in Scotland and have created pathways for many young people from Big Noise communities to progress their musical education journeys in multiple ways.

We have recently added a new role within the organisation, the Director for Children, Young People & Communities, who will work as a partner with the Director of Music & Curriculum to ensure we can create the most impactful Big Noise programme for as many children, young people and community members in our current and future Big Noise communities. There has been huge progress, many successes and much to build upon.

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Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,861 – £31,052
  • Hybrid working between home and an office base in one of our big noise centres in Glasgow, Stirling or Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd May 2023

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a dynamic and proactive Executive Assistant who will support the Chief Executive Officer to enable children and families to benefit from the pioneering Big Noise programmes.

You will provide comprehensive and confidential Executive Assistant support to the Chief Executive Officer, as well as ensuring that there is general administrative and secretarial support to the leadership team, wider central team and to the Board, as required.

You will have experience of providing personal assistant or executive assistant support to senior members of staff, with high levels of confidentiality and responsibility; this will include email and diary management (including scheduling meetings), minute taking, coordinating action trackers, attending meetings and taking forward actions on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer, desk-based research and report writing, often in a challenging and high pressure environment.

As well as having first class PA and administrative skills, you will have the ability to manage change, stay calm under pressure and reprioritise work regularly. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of people.

This is a full time permanent post, working 5 days per week. A hybrid working pattern will be agreed with line manager, working between an office base in one of our Big Noise centres in Glasgow, Stirling or Edinburgh and home working. Occasional travel to all our programmes across Scotland will be required.

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Temporary Operations Administrator

  • Part time
  • £25,835 – £29,072 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 10th April 2023

Big Noise Raploch & Fallin (Stirling)

Sistema Scotland are looking for a part-time Operations Administrator to join the Big Noise team in Raploch and Fallin (Stirling).

You will support the Senior Team at Big Noise Raploch & Fallin, providing excellent operational support, procedures and processes to ensure the continued safety, success and growth of the programme. You will also have lead responsibility for operational support at Big Noise in Fallin

You will be an experienced operational administrator, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a high pressure workload. You will have experience of working as part of a team and managing internal and external relationships in a high-pressured environment. We are seeking candidates who possess a high level of initiative and problem solving, who can maintain confidentiality and discretion. You will lead on general communications with parents and volunteers, so you must also be an effective communicator with both adults and children. Experience of implementing and managing office and building management systems and procedures will also be required.

This is a part time, temporary post to cover a period of maternity leave and is expected to end in November 2023, however we would keep you advised of the likely end date. Hours of work are 4 days per week, working Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am to 5.30pm, Friday 9am to 12.30pm, and 3.5 hours worked flexibly across the week in agreement with your line manager.

We welcome applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Administrator

  • Part time
  • £22,343 – £25,835 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 10th April 2023

Big Noise Raploch & Fallin (Stirling)

Sistema Scotland is looking for a part-time Administrator to join the Big Noise team in Raploch and Fallin (Stirling).

You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Raploch and Fallin 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 part time post for 2.5 days per week, working Tuesday 2.00pm to 5.30pm and Wednesday & Thursday 9.30am to 5.30pm (with a one-hour unpaid lunch break).

We welcome applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Part Time Finance Administrator

  • Part time
  • £22,343 – £25,835 pro-rata
  • Hybrid working between home and office base in Raploch, Stirling
  • Closing 3rd April 2023

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 five programmes in Raploch & Fallin in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

Due to an internal promotion an exciting opportunity within the Finance Team at Sistema Scotland has arisen. As part of the central team, the finance function supports each of the Big Noise programmes to ensure their continued growth and success, and that Sistema Scotland can deliver on its organisational strategy. This role is a key support for the finance function, helping ensure smooth processes in finance and administration. It’s a varied and rewarding position where attention to detail, numeracy, comfort with finance and other information systems and ensuring good administrative processes will be vital to success. The Finance Administrator needs to be approachable and patient, willing to spend time explaining the formalities of adhering to financial processes to non-financial staff and where necessary offering them assistance.

You will hold a relevant qualification at HNC or SVQ level 3 (or equivalent), with experience of working in an office administrative role. You will have demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office (particularly MS Word and Excel) and email. Experience of database administration (inputting, manipulating and reporting on data) or equivalent IT functions and also developing and implementing administrative systems and procedures will be essential for this role. We are looking for someone with experience of working within a challenging and high-pressure environment, who can also liaise with stakeholders at all levels of seniority.

This is a permanent post, working 3.5 days/24.5 hours a week (exact pattern of work to be agreed with line manager).

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Part Time Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £31,052 – £34,635 pro-rata
  • Hybrid working between home and office base in Raploch, Stirling
  • Closing 3rd April 2023

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 five programmes in Raploch & Fallin in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

Due to growth in our Big Noise programmes we are seeking a new Finance Officer to support the Finance function at Sistema Scotland. As part of the Finance team and working alongside a part-time Finance Officer, you will be jointly responsible for overseeing and maintaining the day-to-day financial operations of the charity, ensuring all aspects of financial management are delivered timely and accurately and compliant with relevant regulations. This role is varied and rewarding, requiring high levels of numeracy, accuracy and diplomacy. You will be expected to liaise with individuals at all levels across the organisation to educate and ensure the adherence to internal financial policies and procedures.

Part Qualified (AAT, ACCA, CIMA) or qualified by experience, you will be working, or have worked at Finance Officer level, with experience of working with accounting software and designing financial reports and variance/exception analysis. You will have strong knowledge of key financial controls and experience of identifying and implementing improvements in systems, procedures and processes. In addition, you will have experience of supporting payroll processes. The role requires the use of Microsoft Word and Excel at an advanced level as well as the ability to thrive working within a challenging and high-pressure environment.

This is a permanent post, working 4 days/28 hours a week (exact pattern of work to be agreed with line manager).

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Temporary IT Officer (part time)

  • Part time
  • £31,052 pro-rata
  • Hybrid Working between home and all our Big Noise centres throughout Scotland
  • Closing 13th February 2023

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 five programmes in Raploch & Fallin in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

Working closely with the Operations Support Manager, you will support the organisation to maximise its use of Microsoft 365, and support the creation and refinement of IT processes and protocols. You will have experience of working in an IT support role with a mixed IT ability staff team, with demonstratable knowledge and experience in working with Microsoft 365 and SharePoint at an advanced level. You will also have excellent organisational, listening and questioning skills, with the ability to independently manage a high-pressure workload.

This is a temporary post for 6 months, working three days (21 hours) a week (pattern of work to be agreed with line manager). The role forms part of the central team, working on a hybrid basis between home and travelling throughout Scotland to all our Big Noise centres.

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Operations Manager

  • Part time
  • £32,246 – £37,023 pro-rata
  • Big Noise. Govanhill, Glasgow
  • Closing 30th January 2023

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run five programmes in Govanhill, Glasgow, Raploch in Stirling, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes Edinburgh.

You will support the Head of Centre, and as part of the Big Noise Govanhill Senior Team, 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 communities 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.

This is a permanent part-time job share post, working a Wednesday and Thursday 9am to 5pm (with one hour unpaid lunch break) and a Friday 9am to 12.30pm.

We welcome applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,218 – £41,800
  • Stirling with hybrid working
  • Closing 5th December 2022

Are you passionate about supporting children and young people to realise their potential? Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a highly effective Fundraising Manager to join its successful fundraising team securing the resources for over 3,500 children and families to benefit from the pioneering Big Noise music and social programmes.

Working closely with the Head of Fundraising & Governance, you will lead and support our friendly and skilled fundraising team to ensure annual fundraising targets are achieved. You will be the lead application writer for the charity, crafting our most complex applications and reports and personally managing some of our highest value relationships.

You will have a proven track record of raising significant income. You will have extensive experience of composing innovative and compelling applications for funding, and of managing relationships with significant funders or stakeholders. You will have experience of line management or of providing support and direction to colleagues. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, together with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage workload. Advanced IT skills, including MS Office and Access thankQ (or a similar CRM), are also essential.

This is a permanent post, working five days a week (some flexibility in working pattern may be considered). The role forms part of the central team, working on a hybrid basis between office and home (office base is Raploch, Stirling).

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Operations Administrator

  • Part time
  • £25,835 – £29,072 pro-rata
  • Big Noise Raploch & Fallin (Stirling)
  • Closing 18th November 2022

Sistema Scotland are looking for a part-time Operations Administrator to join their team in Raploch and Fallin (Stirling).

You will support the Senior Team at Big Noise Raploch & Fallin, providing excellent operational support, procedures and processes to ensure the continued safety, success and growth of the programme. You will also have lead responsibility for operational support at Big Noise in Fallin

You will be an experienced operational administrator, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a high pressure workload. You will have experience of working as part of a team and managing internal and external relationships in a high-pressured environment. We are seeking candidates who possess a high level of initiative and problem solving, who can maintain confidentiality and discretion. You will lead on general communications with parents and volunteers, so you must also be an effective communicator with both adults and children. Experience of implementing and managing office and building management systems and procedures will also be required.

This is a part time post for 4 days per week, working Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am to 5.30pm, Friday 9am to 12.30pm, and 3.5 hours worked flexibly across the week in agreement with your line manager.

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Administrator (part-time)

  • Part time
  • £22,343 – £25,835 pro-rata
  • Raploch & Fallin (Stirling)
  • Closing 21st October 2022

Sistema Scotland are looking for a part-time Administrator to join their team in Raploch and Fallin (Stirling).

You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Raploch and Fallin 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 part time post for 2.5 days per week, working Tuesday 2.00pm to 5.30pm and Wednesday & Thursday 9.30am to 5.30pm (with a one hour unpaid lunch break).

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Musicians/Teachers (Upper & Lower Strings) - Big Noise, Torry, Aberdeen

  • Full time or Part time
  • £32,246 – £37,023
  • Torry, Aberdeen
  • Closing 28th October 2022

Are you passionate about music and teaching?

Do you love to inspire and support children and their families?

Do you have experience of group teaching and ensemble playing?

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run five programmes in Raploch in Stirling, Douglas in Dundee, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our organisation as part of the dynamic team in Big Noise Torry delivering a visionary, socially driven children’s orchestra centre.

At Big Noise Torry you will be part of a team who work with children from pre-school, primary school, secondary school and adults. The team are creative in designing and introducing new ways of learning as we use the orchestra to grow children’s confidence, respect, aspiration, drive and understanding.

As part of the team, you will develop innovative ways to engage children and families, including home visits and community performances.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, experience of working with large and varied groups of children is essential, along with a track record of success in giving music instruction to children on your specialist instrument.

We have a number of permanent Upper and Lower Strings posts available, working between 3 and 5 days per week all year round.

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Top job! Director for Children, Young People & Communities

  • Full time or Part time
  • Circa £52,000
  • Hybrid working between an office base (to be agreed) and home working. Regular travel to all our Big Noise programmes across Scotland.
  • Closing 24th October 2022

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run six programmes in Raploch and Fallin in Stirling, Douglas in Dundee, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

The Director for Children, Young People and Communities is a new role within the organisation, which reflects the growth and success of the programme, and the desire to ensure excellence in all elements of the delivery for children, families and communities. For example, you will champion and strengthen our approach to inclusion, tackling child poverty, equality and community & young peoples’ voices.

A key leadership role within the team, the role will work closely with the CEO to support Big Noise Centres to deliver on the organisation strategy. This will rely on close partnership working with all members of the leadership team, and in particular developing key principles of working with the Director of Music. You will also provide line management, support and mentoring for Heads of Big Noise Centres, to maximise their internal and regional leadership capabilities.

A successful leader, manager and strategic thinker, you will have extensive experience of working with children, young people and / or communities, with a social drive and ambition for all to succeed. With knowledge and understanding of the Scottish policy context, you will also have the ability to engage with and navigate the hopes, ambitions and expectations of multiple stakeholders and distil these into tangible actions.

We welcome applications from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities. If you do not have the right to work in the UK currently, we may be able to offer sponsorship for a Skilled Worker Visa, provided you meet the criteria as detailed here: gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa .

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Temporary Operations Manager (Big Noise Wester Hailes)

  • Full time
  • £32,246 – £37,023
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th October 2022

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run five programmes in Raploch in Stirling, Douglas in Dundee, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

You will support the Head of Centre, and as part of the Big Noise Wester Hailes Senior Team, 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 communities 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.

This is a full time, temporary post to cover a period of maternity leave.

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Temporary Administrative Assistant (Raploch, Stirling)

  • Full time
  • £22,343 – £25,835
  • Stirling
  • Closing 7th October 2022

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run programmes in Raploch and Fallin in Stirling, Douglas in Dundee, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

You will assist the Executive Assistant to ensure there is well planned, proactive administration functions to support key priorities for the organisation. This will include providing some personal assistant support for key Senior Leadership roles as required. An experienced office administrator or personal assistant (PA), you will have demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office (particularly MS Word and Excel), email, minute taking and coordinating action trackers.

This is a temporary post until July 2023, working either 4 or 5 days a week. You will have a hybrid working pattern between our office base in Raploch, Stirling and home working (pattern to be agreed with line manager). It is expected that two days per week will be office based.

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Temporary Administrator (Big Noise Torry, Aberdeen)

  • Part time
  • £22,343 – £25,835 pro-rata
  • Torry, Aberdeen
  • Closing 3rd October 2022

Sistema Scotland are looking for a part-time, Temporary Administrator to join their team in Torry (Aberdeen).

You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Torry 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 temporary post to cover a period of maternity leave and is offered on the basis of 32 hours per week, working Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm (with a one hour unpaid lunch break) and Friday 9am to 1pm.

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Temporary Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,246 – £37,023
  • Wester Hailes, Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th September 2022

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run five programmes in Raploch in Stirling, Douglas in Dundee, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

You will support the Head of Centre, and as part of the Big Noise Wester Hailes Senior Team, 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 communities 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.

This is a full time, temporary post to cover a period of maternity leave.

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also 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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Administrator

  • Full time
  • £20,979 – £24,258
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th June 2022

Sistema Scotland are looking for an Administrator to join their team in Wester Hailes (Edinburgh).

You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Wester Hailes 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 post is offered on the basis of 35 hours per week, working Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm (with a one-hour unpaid lunch break).

We welcome applications from all nationalities. However, we are unfortunately 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. We will require to see evidence showing your right to work in the UK. Due to the current situation, we will initially accept copies but as soon as it is possible, we will need to see the original documentation.

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Temporary HR Administrator

  • Part time
  • £20,979 – £24,258 pro-rata
  • Hybrid working between office base in Raploch, Stirling and home working
  • Closing 13th May 2022

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a Temporary HR Administrator to join our central team based in Raploch, Stirling. This temporary post is offered on a hybrid working basis, between our office base in Raploch, Stirling and home working (pattern to be agreed with line manager).

You will support the HR and OD Team at Sistema Scotland in the delivery of a comprehensive Human Resources service at all levels within the organisation, enhancing Sistema Scotland’s ability to deliver its objectives.

You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, the ability to manage a high pressure workload and excellent communication skills. You will have first class IT skills, with demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office, in particular MS Word and Excel as well as experience of working with databases.

This is a temporary post for a period of one year, working 4 days a week, ideally Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,711 – £35,260
  • Big Noise Douglas (Dundee)
  • Closing 9th May 2022

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. We are excited to be launching our fifth Big Noise centre in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh in Spring 2022.

You will support the Head of Centre, and as part of the Big Noise Douglas Senior Team, 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 communities 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.

We welcome applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities. If you do not have the right to work in the UK currently, we may be able to offer sponsorship for a Skilled Worker Visa, provided you meet the criteria as detailed here: gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa.

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PR & Public Affairs Assistant

  • Part time
  • £24,258 – £27,298 pro-rata
  • Raploch, Stirling with hybrid working
  • Closing 19th April 2022

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a PR & Public Affairs Assistant to join our central team based in Raploch, Stirling. Hybrid working between office base in Raploch, Stirling and home working (pattern to be agreed with line manager). Travel to all our programmes will be required.

You will work with our small Communications and Marketing team to deliver communications, PR and public affairs support to the Sistema Scotland central team and the Big Noise programmes across Scotland. You will also support the Head of Communications and Marketing in the delivery of Sistema Scotland’s communications strategy and public affairs strategy.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, you will have a strong understanding of Scotland’s national and local political landscape and/or media landscape. You will also have experience of writing to an extremely high standard for a range of audiences, along with confidence in initiating new working relationships and maintaining good relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. Excellent IT skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management are also essential.

This is a permanent post, working 4 days a week (days of work to be confirmed but must include some hours worked on a Friday).

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Evaluation & Monitoring Officer

  • Part time
  • £29,573 – £32,985 pro-rata
  • Hybrid Stirling office and home
  • Closing 4th April 2022

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit an Evaluation & Monitoring Officer to support the evaluation and monitoring of our Big Noise programmes.

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.

With a track record of applied health, social or education research using mixed methods, you will be trained in quantitative and qualitative research methods and data handling and analysis (including using secondary 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 designing and 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.

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.

This is a permanent post, working 4 days a week (days of work to be agreed) with a hybrid pattern of work between the office base in Raploch, Stirling and home working (our central team staff are currently working from home). Occasional travel to all of our programmes will be required.

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Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,161 – £29,573
  • Hybrid - Raploch, Stirling and home working
  • Closing 7th March 2022

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a dynamic and proactive Executive Assistant who will support the Chief Executive Officer to enable children and families to benefit from the pioneering Big Noise programmes.

You will provide comprehensive and confidential Executive Assistant support to the Chief Executive Officer, as well as ensuring that there is general administrative and secretarial support to the leadership team, wider central team and to the Board, as required.

You will have experience of providing personal assistant or executive assistant support to senior members of staff, with high levels of confidentiality and responsibility; this will include minute taking, coordinating action trackers, attending meetings and taking forward actions on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer, desk-based research and report writing, often in a challenging and high pressure environment.

As well as having first class PA and administrative skills, you will have the ability to manage change, stay calm under pressure and reprioritise work regularly. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of people.

This is a permanent post, working 4 or 5 days per week and a hybrid working pattern will be agreed with line manager, between office base in Raploch, Stirling and home working. Occasional travel to all our programmes will be required.

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Administrator (Big Noise Torry, Aberdeen)

  • Part time
  • £20,979 – £24,258 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 14th February 2022

Sistema Scotland are looking for a part-time Administrator to join their team in Torry (Aberdeen).

You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Torry 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 post is offered on the basis of 22 hours per week, working Monday & Tuesday – 4 hours per day and Wednesday & Thursday - 9am to 5pm (with a one hour unpaid lunch break). The pattern of days during the school holidays are negotiable to suit the requirements of the holiday school club.

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Digital, Communications & Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,573 – £32,985
  • Raploch, Stirling (with flexibility for home working)
  • Closing 8th November 2021

All children deserve to live their best lives.

Are you a great storyteller with graphics and video? Are you passionate about using digital skills to make a difference for children and young people? Sistema Scotland has a fantastic opportunity for you to take the next step in your communications career and work with a small, dedicated team to improve lives and strengthen the amazing communities we work alongside.

Sistema Scotland believes all children and young people in Scotland have great potential, skills and talents. However, too many children face huge barriers to being able to recognise and develop their potential, inequalities such as poverty and discrimination that limit their opportunities to learn, grow and become confident, healthy adults. Sistema Scotland uses music and nurturing relationships to tackle some of these inequalities, through our community-focused Big Noise programmes in Raploch and Fallin (Stirling), Govanhill (Glasgow) Torry (Aberdeen) and Douglas (Dundee). We will be opening our fifth centre in Wester Hailes in Edinburgh early next year.

You will be a key member of our Communications & Marketing team, sharing the positive impacts of Big Noise for children and young people living in identified communities across Scotland, using a wide range of media and channels. You will support excellent communications within the organisation, with the communities we serve, and with partners, stakeholders and funders by delivering a variety of content & design across multiple digital, print and social media platforms. You will also provide support and guidance to staff in digital activities and use of technology.

You will have experience of working in a communications or marketing role which has included project management or responsibility for key project delivery, along with experience of managing, or having a lead role in delivering, digital projects within an organisation. Experience of using graphic design packages, along with strategically planning, designing, editing and managing communications and content across a number of digital and social media platforms is also essential. You will be able to plan you own work remit and will have confidence in providing support and guidance in digital activities and use of technology.

This is a permanent, full time post, working five days a week. The role forms part of the central team, based in Raploch, Stirling, with flexibility for home working (staff are currently working from home due to Scottish Government guidance).

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Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,711 – £35,260
  • Raploch, Stirling
  • Closing 8th November 2021

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. We are excited to be launching our fifth Big Noise centre in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh and this is a unique opportunity to join the programme as Operations Manager.

You will support the Head of Centre, and as part of the Big Noise Wester Hailes Senior Team, 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 communities 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

  • Full time
  • £29,573 – £32,985
  • Raploch, Stirling
  • Closing 15th November 2021

Are you passionate about supporting children and young people to realise their potential? Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a highly effective Fundraising Officer to join its successful fundraising team securing the resources for over 3,000 children and families to benefit from the pioneering Big Noise music and social programmes.

In this newly-created post, you will be a key member of our friendly and skilled fundraising team, maximising income from funders by preparing innovative and compelling applications and reports. 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.

You will have experience of raising significant income, and composing convincing applications to trusts and foundations or similar. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience of managing relationships with stakeholders. Excellent IT skills, including MS Office and Access thankQ (or a similar CRM), are also essential.

This is a permanent post, working up to five days a week (working pattern to be agreed). The role forms part of the central team, based in Raploch, Stirling, with flexibility for home working (staff are currently working from home due to Scottish Government guidance).

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Top job! Head of Centre, Big Noise Wester Hailes (Musician)

  • Full time
  • £42,794 – £46,173
  • Wester Hailes, Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th September 2021

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. We are excited to be launching our fifth Big Noise centre in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh and this is a unique opportunity to join the programme to lead, manage and deliver Big Noise Wester Hailes.

We are looking for an inspirational and visionary musician and leader to establish the Big Noise programme in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh. You will ideally be a string player but we will consider exceptional applications from non-string players.

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 and knowledge of all orchestral instruments
  • 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, small and large group settings
  • Ability to motivate and inspire all learners, regardless of ability
  • A determination to tackle inequality in Scotland and to ensure that community voices are central to solutions to tackle poverty
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PA to Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,458 – £26,763
  • Stirling
  • Closing 28th June 2021

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a dynamic and proactive Personal Assistant who will support the Chief Executive Officer to enable children and families to benefit from the pioneering Big Noise programmes.

You will provide comprehensive Personal Assistant support to the Chief Executive Officer, as well as general administrative and secretarial support to the leadership team, wider central team and to the Board, as required. You will have experience of providing personal assistant support to senior members of staff, which will include minute taking, coordinating action trackers, desk-based research and report writing.

As well as having first class PA and administrative skills, you will have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of people and have a passion and commitment to inclusive practice.

This is a permanent post, working 4 or 5 days per week and the role forms part of the central team. The head office is based in Raploch, Stirling, with some flexibility for home working (staff are currently working from home due to Scottish Government guidance).

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Administrator (Big Noise Torry - Aberdeen)

  • Part time
  • £20,179 – £23,458 pro-rata
  • Torry, Aberdeen
  • Closing 21st June 2021

Sistema Scotland are looking for an Administrator to join their team in Torry (Aberdeen).

You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Torry 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 post is offered on the basis of 20 hours per week, working Monday to Thursday 9.00 am – 2.30 pm (with a half hour lunch break) during school term time only.

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Operations Manager (Big Noise Raploch)

  • Full time
  • £30,108 – £33,454
  • Stirling
  • Closing 12th April 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 an exciting opportunity to join our Big Noise Raploch team as the Operations Manager supporting the Head of Centre, and as part of the Big Noise Raploch Senior Team, 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 29th March 2021

Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a passionate Fundraising Officer to join its highly successful fundraising team, enabling children and families to benefit from the pioneering Big Noise programmes.

You will be a key player in our skilled and experienced fundraising team, maximising income from funders by preparing innovative and compelling applications and reports. 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 convincing 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 (working pattern to be agreed). The role forms part of the central team, based in Raploch, Stirling, with some flexibility for home working (staff are currently working from home due to Scottish Government guidance).

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