Children in Scotland
Children in Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC003527

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.


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Administrative Assistant (full time)

  • Full time
  • £16,926 – £18,354
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th February 2020

This is a great opportunity to work for a national children’s charity in a vibrant, supportive environment while knowing that you are contributing to making positive difference to the lives of children in Scotland.

It’s a really varied job, providing admin support to our Learning & Events team, Communications & Marketing team and Membership service. You’ll be based within our Haymarket office in Edinburgh and have the opportunity to travel across the country to meet our members and help with the smooth-running of our events.

We’re looking for a friendly, efficient and enthusiastic admin assistant with strong customer service skills, who is motivated to help us to provide the best service we can to our members and other customers within our office and at events.

You’ll be keen to learn on the job, encouraged to identify further areas where you’d like to develop your skills and knowledge, and be supported to do so.

About Children in Scotland

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.

You can find more about Children in Scotlandhere.

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Learning & Events Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £18,354 – £23,697
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th February 2020

This is a great opportunity to work for a national children’s charity in a vibrant, supportive environment while knowing that you are contributing to making positive difference to the lives of children in Scotland.

It’s a really varied job, and an integral part of our learning and events team. We plan, deliver and evaluate approximately 250 events with more than 4,000 delegates each year. This includes conferences, training, eLearning and international study trips.

You’ll use your excellent organisational skills to ensure they run smoothly, and your friendly, efficient manner and customer service skills to ensure our customers have a positive and worthwhile event experience.

You’ll be based within our Haymarket office in Edinburgh with the opportunity to travel across Scotland and beyond to ensure the smooth-running of our events.

You’ll be ready to hit the ground running and to learn on the job. We’ll encourage you to identify further areas where you’d like to develop your skills and knowledge, and support you to do so.

About Children in Scotland

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.

You can find more about Children in Scotland here

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This vacancy has now closed

Administration and Information Assistant

  • Part time
  • £16,926 – £18,354 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th March 2020

The National Parent Forum of Scotland, hosted and co-managed by Children in Scotland, is looking to employ an administration and information assistant to join the team to channel communications effectively.

NPFS represents Parent Councils across Scotland and aims to represent parents in pursuit of maximising every pupil’s potential.

This post holder will have good communication skills, organisational skills and an understanding of social media and websites.

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Top job! Head of Inclusion

  • Part time
  • £40,710 – £47,772 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th March 2020

An exciting opportunity is available in Children in Scotland - the national network improving children’s lives. Reporting to the Chief Executive and a member of the Leadership Team, you will be responsible for leading the organisation’s Additional Support for Learning (ASL) and additional support needs services and projects including a national ASL advice service and national children’s rights service. You will lead and represent Children in Scotland in a range of policies and developments that support children and families to have an equal chance to flourish.

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Board of Directors

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th July 2020

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together networks of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland.

We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights. Children in Scotland is the largest national networking organisation for Scotland’s children’s sector with over 550 organisations and individuals in membership

For more information about our Board and access to our last 'Annual Report and Financial Statements' (2018-19) as well as reports on our work over recent years, please go to this page where you will find them all.

The Board has two vacancies and is seeking individuals with appropriate experience and knowledge of financial management and of digital operations.

Please note that this position is non-remunerative and asks for a commitment of approximately one day per month.

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