Donaghmede, Ayrfield, Edenmore School Completion Programme: Coordinator

School Completion Programme Coordinator required for the Donaghmede, Ayrfield, Edenmore SCP, based at Donahies Community School, Dublin 13.


  1. Identifying and responding to the education welfare needs of targeted young people
  2. Enabling and empowering young people to fully participate in their own formal education.
  3. Keeping up to date with local, regional and national developments in the education and welfare sectors, in relation to both policy and practice.
  4. Engaging the target group and enabling them to develop skills for them to effectively participate in the school environment.
  5. Designing, organising, implementing, monitoring and evaluating support programmes for targeted groups in school, after school, during school holidays and not in full-time education.
  6. Operating efficient office procedures and administration systems and to submit all relevant reports on time.
  7. Working collaboratively/ networking with the relevant education professionals to identify the young people to be targeted for the Project and to plan coordinated interventions for them.
  8. Planning your work schedule and set targets in consultation with the Local Management Committee (LMC) and Tusla.
  9. Reporting to the LMC and Tusla, attending meetings and preparing written reports as required for the LMC, Tusla and other funders.
  10. Undertaking any other work relevant to the development of the programme as may arise and managing any staff.

Professional Qualifications and Experience:

E= Essential D= Desirable

  • Education to National Diploma or Degree standard in education, youth/community work, psychology, social science/social care or related discipline E
  • A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience E
  • Paid or voluntary, experience working with young people D
  • Access to a car and full driving licence E

Person Specification

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to liaise with a wide range of contacts and build and maintain effective working relationships E
  • Ability to be proactive, use own initiative and work effectively within a pressurised environment E
  • Strong communicator and team player E
  • Positive and flexible approach to team working E
  • Good written communications skills E
  • Good computer skills. D

All replies should be marked for the attention of:
Mr Peter Keohane, Principal, Donahies Community School, Streamville Road, Dublin 13.

The closing date for applications is 07th June 2019.


Dublin 13

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