Childminding Development Officer (CDO) - Aberdeen City

  • Part time
  • £26,483 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen (Remote)
  • Closing 3rd June 2024

  • Advertised from 15th May 2024
  • 28 hours


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 2,600 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 visit

We are recruiting a part-time Childminding Development Officer, to support the involvement of childminders within our Aberdeen City service.

You will have an understanding of childminding and the role of childminders in funded ELC, the ability to identify and support training needs, as well as represent childminding locally.

The successful applicant will work alongside local authority partners such as Education and Early Years services, as well as third sector and family support organisations.

Excellent organisational and inter-personal skills are required and working as part of a team is essential. You should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, self-motivation, and highly developed written and oral communication skills.

This post is home-based but will require travel and attendance at meetings within the local authority area (including occasional travel to Head Office in Stirling). Equipment and broadband/IT connections will be provided.

Application notes

If you would like to be part of our team please download an application form.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday 3rd June 2024 at 9am. Interviews will be held on Monday 10th June 2024.

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

SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer