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.

Duties:

  • 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
Ballyfermot
Dublin 10

Alternatively you may send your CV with Cover letter to lesley.keegan@scp.ie

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

Closing date: 5pm Thursday February 20th

Region: 

Dublin 10

Expiry date: 

20/02/20

Date Entered/Updated: 

13/02/20