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Creative Skills Administrator

Funded by the Scottish Government, Creative Skills is an ambitious programme of training which aims to put arts and creativity at the heart of Early Years practice in Scotland. The Creative Skills Programme empowers adults who work with young children, helping them to feel, and be, more creative promoting an engaging, playful, open-ended and child-centred approach.

We are looking for an efficient and enthusiastic individual to join our team as Creative Skills Administrator. As part of the Creative Skills team this role will work with the Creative Skills Manager and Artists in the administration, co-ordination and delivery of the programme.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking training programme in a diverse and expanding organisation.

Full details can be downloaded on the job description and applications must be made using the application form below.



Monday 5 March, 5pm

Job Description (.pdf)

Application Form (.doc)


Chair of the Board & Board Members

Building on our continued success and expansion, we are looking for new Board members. We welcome applications from people of all ages, ethnicity and backgrounds, who can contribute to our work. You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to the work that Starcatchers does. In particular this year, we are looking for people with skills and experience in finance or marketing.

Forward-thinking and dynamic, the company plays a leadership role nationally and internationally in the development of art and early years. Our current Board members have expertise and experience at a senior level in arts management, education, HR, law and Third Sector management and are committed supporters of the work that Starcatchers delivers. 

Board meetings are held every two months, in Edinburgh. In addition, Board members give occasional informal advice by phone or 1:1 meetings with the executive team. Being on the Starcatchers Board is a fulfilling and engaging experience, and Board Members are highly valued for the vital role they fulfil in providing professional guidance and governance. 

Starcatchers is especially keen to hear from people with finance/accountancy or marketing skills and people who are keen to take on the role of Chair.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Rhona Matheson at

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Rhona Matheson