Ballyfermot ‘A’ School Completion Programme: Project Worker - Breakfast Club

Ballyfermot ‘A’ School Completion Programme – Kylemore College, Dublin 10

School Completion Programme

Title of Post: Project Worker responsible for Breakfast Club, Targeted attendance monitoring, Student Support Key Work & Group Facilitation.

Type of Contract: Fixed term contract. The post is for the remainder of academic year 2019/2020 up to August 31st. The likelihood is that this post will continue for the 2020/2021 academic year subject to funding/

Location: The successful candidate will be based primarily in Kylemore College, Ballyfermot with some hours allocated to local primary schools within the cluster.


  • Working with individual children/young people and small groups of children/young people who have been targeted for support through the Ballyfermot A School Completion Programme
  • Planning and delivering programmes of work appropriate to identified needs of the students or groups you will engage with.
  • Working closely with the staff of various schools and agencies involved in the Project, in relation to planning, implementing and evaluating all programmes.
  • Maintaining records of all your work.
  • Reporting regularly to the Project Co-ordinator and the SCP Management Committee.
  • Undertaking any other work relevant to the development of the programme as may arise.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A minimum of Level 6 qualification in education, social studies or related fields
  • Experience of working with young people both in groups and 1:1 key work.
  • Have an understanding of social and educational disadvantage and the needs of those who are at risk of early school leaving
  • Must have active Garda Vetting.
  • Own transport desirable as there is travel between the schools

Knowledge of:

  • The School Completion Programme and how it compliments other DEIS programmes and its partners within TUSLA’s Education Support Service (TESS)
  • The importance of following school and DES policy and practices particularly regarding record keeping, confidentiality, child protection and GDPR
  • Basic technology skills, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, and/or database software necessary to efficiently accomplish the duties of this post.

Working Hours: 26 hours per week (there may be a possibility of extending these hours)

Remuneration: Project Worker - City of Dublin Education & Training Board Salary Scale Point 1 €15.42 per hour.

To apply for post:

 Please forward Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter and details of two referees via post to:
Lesley Keegan
Local Coordinator
Ballyfermot A School Completion Programme
Kylemore College
Kylemore Road
Dublin 10

Alternatively you may send your CV with Cover letter to

Short listing will apply and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 5pm Thursday February 20th


Dublin 10

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