Ard Sunflower Crèche: Early Years Manager

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We are a community (not for profit) crèche, mainly for children of parents who are on low income or unwaged, or who wish to return to employment, education or training. We provide a service for 34 children aged between 1 year and 5 years.

We are seeking to appoint an Early Years Manager, on a specific purpose contract, to commence as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity for a warm and caring person who wishes to lead and support our highly motivated and enthusiastic team in the provision of excellent early childhood care and education.

Essential: -

  • a recognised qualification in early childhood care and education;
  • a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a childcare service, of which at least 2 years’ experience has been in a full-time supervisory/managerial role;
  • an in-depth understanding of the developmental needs of children;
  • an up-to-date working knowledge of the latest developments in the early years sector;
  • a passionate commitment to the provision of the highest standards of education and care in early years;
  • a proven track record in management and supervision within a high standard childcare service, with experience of implementing Aistear & Síolta;
  • effective leadership skills and excellent interpersonal, communication, organisational and administrative skills;
  • competent computer skills.

Desirable: -

  • BA in Early Childhood Care and Education (or equivalent).
  • Experience of the online PIP system.
  • HACCP training.

The position is full-time. A specific purpose contract will apply. Attractive salary. Reserved on-site car-parking space available.

Please forward curriculum vitae and covering letter for the attention of Vivienne Ryan at ardsuncv@gmail.com.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 19th February 2019 at noon.

If you require further information, please contact Vivienne on 087 4128012.

Please note: only applicants who are called for interview will be contacted.

Ard Sunflower Crèche is an equal opportunities employer. 

Region: 

Dublin 2

Expiry date: 

19/02/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

04/02/19