School Street Family Resource Centre: Childcare Manager

Name of Employer: School Street Family Resource Centre, School Street, Pimlico, Dublin 8.

Job Title: Childcare Manager.

Responsible to: Co-ordinator - School St Family Resource Centre.

Hours of work: 40hrs per week (8am – 5pm).

Qualifications: Minimum Level 6 in Early Childhood Education & Care, desirable Level 8 or above.

Salary: €33k - €38k.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To take day to day responsibility for children and staff
  • To lead CCSP Scheme provision
  • To ensure high standards of care at the centre
  • To develop curricula in line with Aistear and Siolta
  • Ensure a good standard of hygiene
  • Attend meetings and undertake training as required
  • Revise policies and procedures as required
  • Adhere to Child Protection Policy of the service and report any concerns
  • Prepare long term, medium term and short term plans
  • Maintain all records as required by Pobal and Tusla
  • Represent the service during Tusla and Pobal Inspections
  • Network with appropriate statutory and voluntary agencies
  • Ensure group is adequately insured and all safety equipment is maintained and regularly serviced i.e., Fire equipment etc
  • To develop ongoing positive relationships with parents
  • To facilitate regular staff meetings
  • To co-ordinate recruitment, induction, appraisal and training requirements for staff
  • Be able to take charge and direct children and staff in case of an emergency
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct
  • Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time

Person Specifications

  • Minimum FETAC Level 6 in Childcare.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in a similar role
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Kindness, warmth and responsiveness to the needs of children
  • Good Communication and Relating Skills with children, staff and parents
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations
  • Complete Garda Vetting

Please send your CV and cover letter to


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