Scottish Gymnastics Jobs

Scottish Gymnastics is the governing body responsible for all levels of gymnastics activity throughout Scotland. We are a close-knit team on a journey to becoming a world-class governing body for our members and partners and we are looking for like-minded people who will help us on the way.  You can view our current vacancies below.

Administrator x2 Roles (Events & Education)

Status: Full time, permanent 
Location: Caledonia House, 1 Redheughs Rigg, South Gyle, Edinburgh (Initially with some time working at home) 
Salary: £17,000 - £19,000

We are looking for two administrators to support our growing events and education programmes.

The events administrator role will have a focus on our domestic competition programme.  This will include planning and coordinating gymnastics competition events, booking venues, accommodation, and catering, compiling event programmes for all event officials and volunteers, assisting with online entry administration and entry tracking, and budget management. Although primarily an office based role the successful candidate will be required to work at events during weekends.

The education administrator role will have a focus on our coach and judge education programmes. This will include planning and coordinating a comprehensive calendar, assisting with training and developing new and existing workforce and administering all courses through the Scottish Qualification Authority.

Both successful candidates will need to be hard working, motivated to be part of a fast paced area of the business, and come with experience of providing administrative support in a previous role. The roles require candidates to be organised with a high attention to detail, customer driven with an excellent telephone manner and be able to manage their workload. 

Candidates will require strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude and the ability to work on their own initiative. Candidates will need sound knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook and the internet. A prior knowledge of gymnastics would be advantageous.

> Events Administrator - Job description and person specification. If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Becky Harris, Events Manager, on becky.harris@scottishgymnastics.org or at 07707468432.

> Education Administrator - Job description and person specification. If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Jenna Munro, Education Programme Manager, on jenna.munro@scottishgymnastics.org or at 07718485779.

If you think you are right for Scottish Gymnastics and a role excites you, please send us a letter of application, with a CV to the HR Department, by email to HR@scottishgymnastics.org to arrive no later than 5pm on Wednesday 10 November. If you would like to be considered for a specific role, please specify this within your email subject and letter of application. 

Interviews will be held on the following dates via teams:
Events administrator - Tuesday 16 November
Education administrator – Wednesday 17 November

Scottish Gymnastics is an equal opportunities employer and aims to provide a working environment free from any form of harassment, intimidation, victimisation, or unjustifiable discrimination. We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of discrimination. All appointments are made purely on the basis of merit and ability.


As part of our commitment to ensure that athlete welfare, equality and inclusion is central to all Scottish Gymnastics programmes and activities, we are recruiting members to join our new Wellbeing and Protection Committee and our Equality Advisory Committee. We are looking for two people from our membership and two independent members to join our board champions on the committees.

Wellbeing and Protection Committee Member

Following our recent independent safeguarding review of performance programmes, we have established a Wellbeing and Protection Committee. This is a subcommittee of the Board, representing Scottish Gymnastics in relation to child protection, safeguarding and athlete wellbeing.

The Wellbeing and Protection Committee will provide advice and guidance on all safeguarding matters ensuring practical, strategic, and operational support to deliver Scottish Gymnastics’ safeguarding strategic objectives. 

We are seeking new members from within our membership who are committed and passionate about child protection, safeguarding and athlete wellbeing from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, to join our Wellbeing and Protection Committee.  

> Further information can be found within the member role profile

As a member of this group, you will steer, advise, and challenge, where appropriate, the Scottish Gymnastics Board of Directors and all decision-making bodies within Scottish Gymnastics on wellbeing, protection and safeguarding matters as well as develop and drive forward the strategic objectives on wellbeing, protection and safeguarding and review the company’s performance against these. As well as act as an ambassador for wellbeing and protection in Scottish Gymnastics always promoting and embodying our culture and values. 

It is envisaged a Wellbeing and Protection Committee member will serve for an initial period of two years.

If you are interested in this role, please submit a note of interest detailing how your skills and expertise fit with the role to hr@scottishgymnastics.org.


Equality Advisory Committee Member

As part of our ongoing work to uphold the principles and values of equality across our sport, we have created a new Equality Advisory Committee to assist us in leading the way. As part of this process, we are seeking members who are committed and passionate about equality from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, to join our Equality Advisory Committee.  

The Committee’s remit is to provide advice and guidance on all equality matters, ensuring practical, strategic, and operational support is sustained for the development and delivery of our Equality Action plan, in addition to supporting our (Staff Equality Working Group and) Board Members in relation to equality and diversity.  

As a member of the Equality and Diversity Advisory Group, you will offer advice on all matters of equality, and specifically on one or more of the UK Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics.  We are seeking new members from within our membership as well as independent members with knowledge or experience working with diverse groups or individuals who have equality backgrounds as well as members from underrepresented groups. 

> Further information can be found within the member role profile

It is envisaged an Equality Advisory Committee member will serve for an initial period of two years.

If you are interested in this role, please submit a note of interest detailing how your skills and expertise fit with the role to hr@scottishgymnastics.org.


Technical Committee Members (voluntary roles)

Term of office: four-year term 

Following the approval of the new technical committee regulations, we have some vacancies our seven discipline-specific committees. 

The purpose of the technical committees is to maintain the integrity of the sport and use each committee’s technical expertise to support the planning and development of safe, quality gymnastics programmes in Scotland. 

Specific focus will be given to the performance pathway, coach and judge development and the Scottish national events programme. This will be done by working in conjunction and cooperation with Scottish Gymnastics board and staff.

There are seven technical committees: acrobatic, men’s artistic, rhythmic, TeamGym, trampoline & double mini-trampoline, tumbling, and women’s artistic.

Each committee has four members with potential for shared roles, descriptors below: 
•  Chairperson
•  Competition coordinator -
two roles in women's artistic
•  Judging coordinator
•  Pathway coordinator

Technical committee will meet a minimum of four times per year and can include virtual meetings. Scottish Gymnastics staff representatives for each discipline will also attend each committee meeting.

There is also the addition of a new joint technical committee which will meet a minimum of twice a year to ensure the activities of Scottish Gymnastics and all the disciplines are coordinated and to act as a forum for discussion on all technical committee matters.

Please get in touch if you are interested or would like to be involved.

•  Clearly state which role(s) you are applying for and within which discipline
•  Details on the skills, experience and knowledge you have to support your application for the role
•  Your motivation to apply for the role and what you are hoping to gain from being part of the technical committee
•  Details on how you would foster communication and teamwork within the technical committee and with the Scottish Gymnastics staff  

If you would like to chat about any of the roles before applying, please contact Lara Gregson on lara.gregson@scottishgymnastics.org

> Technical Committee Regulations

> Scottish Gymnastics behaviours