Kilbarrack Foxfield Preschool: Afterschool Team Leader


Afterschool Team Leader Term Time (38 Weeks per year) - Starting 31st of August 2022

Applications are being sought for a suitably qualified and experienced person for the role of

Afterschool Team Leader.

We require a dedicated, flexible, and enthusiastic individual who is quality driven and has a child focused approach to school aged childcare and education. The hours of work will be 2-6 p.m. Monday-Friday (20 hours) in Term Time with the option of running Camps in out of Term hours. Extra time for curriculum planning of approx. 1-2 hrs per week may be added on a day which suits the candidate.

We offer an excellent package for the right candidate:

  • Remuneration Starting at 15 Euro per hour
  • Sick Pay
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Continuous Professional Development - in and out house training
  • Bike to work
  • 21 days paid holidays (pro rata)

Essential - Experience with School aged children and in a School aged childcare setting.

Desirable – A relevant childcare or social care qualification. Experience in a Leadership role.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of leading a team including administration, supervision and management of staff, and general organisational skills.
  • Have an inclusive approach to practice.
  • Have knowledge of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018
  • Have an understanding and knowledge of all aspects of operating a quality school aged environment.
  • Have a good knowledge and understanding of child protection and the duties and responsibilities under Children First.
  • Have a good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety legislation as well as certification in First Aid/Manual Handling and Fire Safety.
  • Have experience of working with parents as partners.
  • Be prepared to engage in further training and development
  • Have a flexible approach to their work.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have an ability to work in partnership with other Educators.
  • Be prepared to complete a Garda Vetting form and any additional mandatory training required for the role.
  • Be naturally warm and respectful towards children and families & their needs

This post is subject to two written references, Garda Vetting and continued funding from our Statutory Funding Agencies.

Interested candidates should send a current CV and cover letter to:

Lynnette Monk (Manager) at or post

Lynnette Monk (Manager) Kilbarrack Foxfield Preschool, Greendale Road, Kilbarrack, Dublin 5. D05 X5X8

The closing date for receipt of applications is strictly no later than 5pm on Wednesday the 27th of July 2022. Please note short-listing may apply.

Kilbarrack Foxfield Preschool is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity

This post is funded by TUSLA, the Department of Children & Youth Affairs & Pobal. Please note it is our Policy under GDPR to hold Application/Forms/CVs for a period of 1 year to facilitate feedback & open panels (if applicable). Thereafter, all documentation shall be destroyed in line with the Organisation’s H.R. Policy

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
21st Jun, 2022
Kilbarrack, Dublin 5
Expiry Date
27th Jul, 2022