Childcare Development Contract Work

Westmeath County Childcare Committee CLG

Childcare Development Contract Work

Westmeath County Childcare Committee is seeking to develop a panel of trainers/contract workers with skills in the following key areas:

 

  • Siolta/ Aistear Quality Frameworks  & Pre School Regulations 

  • Management and Leadership of the Early Years Sector

  • Early Education and Care Research

The successful candidate/s willbe responsible for the facilitation of training and cluster groups, delivering information sessions to service providers, carrying out on the ground mentoring visits to services, recording base line data and recording and reporting on impacts, completing local needs analysis.

 

The successful candidate must have:

·         At least a Level 7 qualification in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent qualification in a directly related field

·         At least 3 years practical experience of working in the early childhood care and education sector

·         An in-depth knowledge and understanding of early childhood care and education policy and best practice

·         A knowledge and understanding of national early childhood care and education quality and curriculum frameworks

·         Excellent interpersonal, organisational, presentation and facilitation skills

·         Proficiency in IT and administrative abilities have experience in report writing

·         The ability to work on own initiative

 

Contract will be awarded for fixed actions for the period July- December 2017- specific hours have be allowed for each action.  Details are contained with the information pack and application form. The duration of the panel is for 12 months 30th June 2018.  

 

Salary scale: Local Authority Grade 4 or 5 depending on experience and qualifications

Application is by application form only, CVs will not be accepted.  

Click on the link to download  Application form.  

 

Application form, full job description and personal specification are available from Westmeath County Childcare Committee Website www.westmeathchildcare.ie

The closing date for Completed Application Forms is 1pm on Friday 16th June 2017 and should be forwarded with the envelope marked ‘Contract Work Panel ’to: The Manager, Westmeath County Childcare Committee CLG, Old Mullingar Area Office , County Buildings Mullingar, Co. Westmeath or email detailing contract work in the subject line to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Late applications will not be considered.

Applications may be short-listed based on the information given.  

 

Details of Contract Work

WCCC will employ contractor/s to deliver one or all of the three key mentioned actions contained within WCCC Local Implementation Plan 2017.

This will involve the planning, delivering and monitoring/recording of all work on each action.

These supports will be delivered to Childcare Service Providers.  This role is flexible and will involve night work.

Westmeath County Childcare Committee is seeking to develop a panel of contract workers with skills in the following key areas:

 

  • Siolta/ Aistear Quality Frameworks  & Pre School Regulations 

  • Management and Leadership of the Early Years Sector

  • Early Education and Care Research

 

The total amount of hours available for the three actions is 245 hours.