• Full Time
  • Athy

Happy Days Community Childcare

Happy Days Community Childcare: Manager
Happy Days Community Childcare

Athy Community & Family Centre Ltd. invite applications for the Role of

Manager (Full Time, Permanent) Happy Days Community Childcare
Happy Days Community Childcare is a community childcare providing accessible, high quality early years care and education to children aged 12 months to 12 years in Athy, Co. Kildare.

Function: The role of Manger is to provide professional leadership, management, planning and organisation within the service, and to effectively manage the day to day running of the service, delivering the highest quality of early years care and education, in a safe welcoming environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Promote and maintain the highest standards of early years care and education.
Ensure the care and welfare of each child are met at all times.
Ensure full compliance with regulations and standards.
Manage and support staff in their role
Development and delivery of all organisational policies and procedures.
Work in partnership with parents/ guardians and families.
Manage financial aspects and reporting of the service in collaboration with the Board
Monthly reporting to and support to the Board of Management.
Essential Criteria:
A working knowledge of childcare regulations, Tusla and Pobal requirements
Strong experience with the Early Years Hive and Pip Portal.
Experience with completion of Pobal Financial Returns.
Possess strong organisational and administration stills
Excellent leadership and community skills
Qualifications & Experience
Minimum QQI Level 6 in Childcare, however Level 7 or Level 8 would be desirable
A minimum of 2-3 years management experience in an early years’ service.
Full Clean Drivers Licence
Garda vetting and reference checks apply.
To apply for the position please send you CV and Cover letter to the attention of
The Chairperson via email to
Or Post to: The Chairperson, Happy Days Community Childcare, Woodstock Street, Athy, Co. Kildare, R 14 KX67

The closing date for applications is Friday 16th September 2022 at 5pm.

Applications will be short listed for interview. Canvasing will disqualify.

Happy Days Community Childcare is an equal opportunities employer.

Funded by the Irish Government under the National Childcare Investment Programme 2007-2013

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