Little Acorns Preschool is looking for an experienced preschool room leader to join a small sessional preschool and afterschool. The Room leader will take a lead role in promoting the aims and objectives of the preschool and ensuring the provision of secure, quality childcare for children in our care.
Must hold a full minimum FETAC level 6 or higher major award in Early Childhood Education and have relevant experience in a similar role.
Must be reliable competent and demonstrate excellent organisational and leadership skills and be prepared to work flexibly to cover any area within the service.
Applicants must have excellent knowledge of health and safety and quality standards; be enthusiastic, motivated and committed to further development and training as required.
Must be in a position to work effectively with children to ensure smooth transitions; demonstrate excellent conflict resolution skills and ability to engage comfortably with children with challenging behaviour.
Must be creative and take a lead role in the delivery of developmentally appropriate and stimulating curriculum and activities ensuring children’s interest are maintained.
Must have an excellent understanding of safety practices in relation to child protection.
Must demonstrate excellent communication skills as communications with stakeholders, administration and record keeping are essential to the role. Administration IT skills and FAR training are an advantage but not necessary to the role.