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Administrative Assistant

  • Part time
  • £22,464 pro-rata
  • Stirling - office based.
  • Closing 27th February 2024

  • Advertised from 7th February 2024
  • AP1 pt 18 Salary. 1 year Fixed Term Contract. 28 hrs per week. Please note that we would be willing to explore a minimum of 24 hours per week.


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 role 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 3,000 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. For more information about our organisation and services visit

The successful applicant will assist with the co-ordination and effective delivery of our membership services.

You will provide support and assistance to members and stakeholders of the Association.

You will also be expected to provide effective and efficient administrative support to various staff and teams within SCMA.

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

Application notes

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 Tuesday 27th February 2024 at 12pm

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th March 2024

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

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.