Bonnybrook Early Education Centre: Early Years Teacher Posts (Full-Time & Part-Time) x 2

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2 Early Years Teacher Posts

Contract Type:

1 Full time contract -35 hours (8.45am to 3.45pm)
One year contract, starting 2nd September 2019 and ending June 2020

1 Part time – 17.5 hours (8.45am to 12.15pm 5 days a week. Monday to Friday.
One year contract, starting 2nd September 2019 and ending June 2020

Employer:  Bonnybrook Early Education Centre, Bunratty Drive, Coolock, Dublin 17

Salary Scale (35hrs) Pro rata: (1.) 30,136, (2).31,279 (3) 32,421 (4) 33,568 (5) 34,710 (6) 35,860 (7) 38,021 (8) 39,557

Location: Dublin 17

Employment Start Date: 02/09/2019

Employment End Date: 26/06/2020

Application Closing Date: 14/06/2019

Interview Date: June 2019

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • BA Early Education Level 7/8
  • Experience needed for this position
  • Experience of working with children from a disadvantaged area and some experience of working with children with additional needs. Experience of the community and voluntary sector would be an advantage.

Key Responsibilities of the position

  1. Day to day responsibility for children attending the centre, covering all as aspects of child development and early education.
  2. To help identify and provide for the individual and collective needs of the children through the caring and structured environment of the Centre
  3. Planning, reviewing and implementing educational activities and programmes through Aistear and Siolta appropriate to individual and group needs.
  4. Observing all procedures as required in terms of care and control, safety and good early years practice.
  5. Being vigilant and monitoring for signs of non-accidental injury/sexual abuse/neglect/ social, emotional and developmental delay.
  6. Reporting immediately any and every aspect of concern to the Director.
  7. Choosing, organizing, presenting and caring for equipment and materials.
  8. Have daily contact with parents and to recognise them as the primary educators of their children.
  9. Preparation of regular and specific records/reports of the children in their care.
  10. Staff are expected to continually up skill and add to their knowledge base.
  11. Active participation in reviews, meetings and staff supervision sessions.
  12. Active contribution to the development of the service.
  13. Participation in ‘child related’ educational courses, talks, workshops, conferences etc.
  14. Preparation for and supervision of students, trainees’ staff, volunteers and parents.
  15. Working in partnership with parents, recognizing them as primary educators of their children, operating the open door policy and preparing for and carrying out regular meetings with the parents of children under your care.
  16. Liaising with other professionals in the field e.g. speech therapists, social workers, public health nurses etc. To participate in the continual assessment of programmes with the Director.
  17. Staff are expected to co-operate with the supervision by management to undergo appropriate training.
  18. Staff are required to be fully aware of Aistear Curriculum framework and Siolta the Quality framework and be able to implement these frameworks into all their day to day work.
  19. Staff work as part of a team and are expected to be involved in the overall work of the centre.
  20. Any other duties as requested within the context of the work of the centre.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and may be reviewed from time to time to reflect the changing needs of the service.

Other Information

  • All applications are subject to Garda vetting.
  • All staff work as part of a team and are expected to be involved in the overall work of the centre.
  • Appointment is subject to successful completion of probationary period.
  • Please fill the attached application form.

Send cover letter and current CV to Úna Hill, Director, Bonnybrook Early Education Centre, Bunratty Drive, Coolock, Dublin 17.

Closing date for applications: 14th June 2019
Interview date: June 2019


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