Creche Manager

  • Full Time
  • Tullow

Tullow Childcare Association CLG t/a Tots To Teens

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified Childcare manager.

The ideal candidate shall:

• Be a team leader and be passionate about childcare.
• Have the ability to work as part of a management team with a deputy manager, financial controller, childcare staff, two aim workers, cleaning and maintenance staff.
• Engage with stakeholders including the voluntary board of directors, staff and parents.
• Comply with all relevant inspections.
• Build strong partnerships with parents to ensure the best outcomes for children
• To ensure the efficient day to day running and Management of a full day service
• Regularly review policies and procedures.
• Prepare monthly reports for the board of directors.
• Knowledge of HIVE and PIP Portal and the various funding schemes ie NCS, ECCE and CCSP
• Have a minimum of QQI level 7 or above in Early Childhood Education and care or equivalent.
• Relevant management experience.
• Adopt a child centred approach showing extensive knowledge of child development and its application
to practice.

Competencies required for the role:
Management & Change •
Understand the need for change and get this across persuasively to others.
• Make a positive case for change and elicit commitment from others.
• Implement change in an orderly and determined manner
• Leadership and management experience with a strong emphasis on staff development.
• Have excellent organisational skills
Delivering Results • Translate the business/team plan objectives into clear priorities and actions for their area of operation..
• Allocate resources (staff and equipment) across jobs to ensure that priorities are met and that work is executed in the most efficient manner possible to deliver quality work and services.
• Overseeing the provision of high-quality childcare
Performance Through People • Lead the team/service area in a manner that provides clarity of purpose and a focus on delivery.
• Show visible commitment to the purpose, mission and vision of the organisation.
• Develop the team and its members to achieve corporate objectives through the effective management of performance.
• Have effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Personal Effectiveness • Take initiative and be open to taking on new challenges or responsibilities.
• Manage time and workload effectively.
• Maintain a positive and constructive and enthusiastic attitude to their role.

To apply please forward a Curriculum Vitae and Cover letter to:
Chairperson, Tots to Teens,Tullow, Co. Carlow R93 A073
Or alternatively email to
The closing date for applications is close of business on the 11th of August 2022.

Tots to teens is an equal opportunity employer

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