Southill School Completion Programme: Project Worker


The School Completion Programme is a Department of Children and Youth Affairs initiative that aims to have a significant positive impact on levels of pupil retention in primary and post-primary schools. The appointed Project Worker will work with the project’s in-school, out-of-school, after-school and holiday supports and programmes.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A recognised third level qualification in any of the following:
    Youth/Community/Education/social sciences/Early years or related discipline.
  • A minimum of one year’s paid or voluntary experience of working with children and young people-at risk in a supportive environment.
  • Proficient at planning, implementing and evaluating programmes.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with agencies.
  • Proficient IT skills, report writing, data collection etc.
  • A strong understanding of the principles of community development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately to children across the target group age range.
  • Communication and facilitation skills/group work.
  • The ability to plan and deliver educational/developmental/recreational programmes to individuals and groups.
  • A full, clean driving licence and use of car.

This is a full time, fixed term contract until July 2019 subject to funding. Payment in accordance to Department of Children and Youth Salary scales.

Job description available by request to
Applications form and cover letter by post only to:
Southill School Completion Programme
Gaelscoil Sheoirse Clancy
Roxboro, Limerick

Closing date & time for applications 12noon on Wednesday 24th of October 2018.

Funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs



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