Early Years and School-Aged Childcare Practitioner- Community Setting

Co-operative Housing Ireland

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an outgoing, friendly, creative, person who can demonstrate a good understanding of children and there emerging needs. The candidate must be able to work on their own initiative, work within a busy environment and work well within a professional childcare team.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Working as a member of the childcare team in the provision of child centered programmes for children.
• Communicating with parents and other caregivers regarding children’s activities.
• Participating in the planning, implementation, documentation, and review of the services programmes within the Aistear, Siolta and STEAM programmes and curricula.
• Demonstrate a strong teamwork ethic and the ability to work on own initiative.
• Ensuring all childcare policies and procedures are implemented.
• Recording development and progression milestones of the children.
• Maintaining advanced hygiene standards as per regulations.
• Participating in training and workshops.
• Attending team meetings as arranged by the service manager.
• Any other duties within the general requirements of the above that may be assigned by the service manager from time to time as appropriate to the position.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE

•Education, Experience & Knowledge
• Minimum Level 5/6/7 qualification in Early Year Education/School-Aged Childcare.
• At least 1 years paid experience of working in community early years’ service setting. (Desirable)
• Knowledge of working within the Aistear, Siolta and STEAM programmes.

• Personal Attributes
• Commitment to creating a quality and inclusive child-centered environment.
• Flexibility.
• Understanding, compassion, and warmth.

HOURS

9am – 5.30pm

SALARY

Six point scale from €24,331 to €29,016

JOB LOCATION

Cooperative Childcare Island Key

QUALIFICATION LEVEL

Minimum Fetac Level 5

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