Pobal: AIM Team Leader (Better Start: Access and Inclusion Model - AIM)


Role: AIM Team Leader (Better Start: Access and Inclusion Model - AIM)

Service: Better Start: National Early Years’ Quality Development

Reporting to: Better Start National Team Leader

Role Purpose/ Summary

Better Start: National Early Years Quality Development was established in 2014 to co-ordinate the work of existing State funded supports for quality in early years settings and to manage a specialist support service which will work with early years settings to promote and develop the quality of practice, as set out in core elements of the national practice guidance contained in Síolta, the National Quality Framework, and Aistear, the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework. This new initiative is a key element of a wider national quality development agenda for early years services.  The primary role of the Quality Development service will involve early years specialists working in partnership with individual early years settings to develop and enhance their capacity to provide high quality, inclusive early education and care experiences for children and families.

Team Leaders are responsible for directing and quality assuring the operational and day-to-day work of Better Start: National Early Years Quality Development – Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) programme.  Key responsibilities include: people management; service development, caseload management and reporting, and networking.  The Team Leader will provide a key leadership role and will directly assist and support the National Manager in establishing, developing and delivering Better Start programmes and activities, as outlined in funder Programme Delivery Agreements.

Please see Job Description & Person Specification attached below.

Selection Process

Please send your completed application form to recruitment@pobal.ie

Selection will involve short listing of applicants for interview based on the criteria for the position as outlined in this job description. 

Closing date is Friday 25th of September, 2020

Pobal is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes suitably qualified applicants from all sections of society.

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Job Description & Person Specification 201.03 KB
Application Form 186.18 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
15th Sep, 2020
Expiry Date
25th Sep, 2020