Ballyfermot Star - Realt Beag: Manager


Ballyfermot STAR Child & Family Centre

Realt Beag – Manager – Salary €35,000 to €39,000

Our Mission

Ballyfermot Star is a community response to substance use. We provide non-judgemental support, guidance and education to substance users, their families and the community, enabling them to cope with and overcome the effects of substance use in their everyday lives.

Realt Beag

Provides childcare to 26 children as well as additional children on a sessional basis, the centre provides a service to members of the community as well as to service users of Ballyfermot Star. We take a child centred approach to learning and work from the HighScope model.  The centre also works with families in relation to applied parenting skills and problem solving.

Ballyfermot STAR is seeking a person with a proven record in management with responsibility for delivering quantifiable strategic objectives.


  • Demonstrable understanding  of the needs of vulnerable children and their families with a working knowledge of HighScope or other evidenced based programmes
  • A relevant 3rd level degree qualification in childcare social care etc.
  • Proven leadership ability and energetic application
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing effectively in a childcare setting
  • Proven interpersonal skills

Application Details

Cover letter and CV to be sent by email to

Job description available on request from

Closing date:      22nd February 2019

 Interview date:  8th March 2019


Dublin 10

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