Job Vacancies: Co-ordinator and Assistant Co-Ordinator for Afterschool Service

Job Vacancies: Co-ordinator and Assistant Co-Ordinator for Afterschool Service

Laois Partnership Company has responsibility for the delivery of the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP), the Rural Development Programme (LEADER Programme), and a series of ancillary programmes in County Laois. Our Afterschool Projects are part-time programmes funded by the Department of Children & Youth Affairs through the CSS Programme working with children in community settings in Portlaoise. The Projects work to address issues such as early school leaving and low access to third level by assisting children with their homework, fostering a love of learning and a belief in themselves, and developing their latent talents and creativity.

We are seeking to recruit for the following positions:
Co-ordinator – Part-Time (24 hours)

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day running of an Afterschool Service and will be able to demonstrate
• Experience of working with children in a community setting
• A minimum of QQI Level 6 qualification in Childcare
• Excellent knowledge of childcare policies & procedures
• Commitment to providing quality childcare.
• Planning and delivery of age appropriate programmes of activities catering to the needs of the children.
• Interest in exploring new ways to involve parents in the activities of the centre

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Assistant Co-ordinator – Part-Time (20 hours)

The successful candidate will assist in the day to day running of an Afterschool Service and will be able to demonstrate
• Experience of working with children in a community setting
• A QQI Level 6 qualification in Childcare
• Excellent knowledge of childcare policies & procedures
• Commitment to providing quality childcare.
• Assistance in the planning and delivery of age appropriate programmes of activities catering to the needs of the children.
Please submit a written cover letter and CV to Anne Goodwin, CEO, Laois Partnership Company, Block 2, County Hall, Portlaoise, County

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Full job descriptions are also available upon request from info@laoispartnership.ie

Garda Vetting and character references are a requirement for these positions.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 19th October at 5pm.

Laois Partnership Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer

This position is funded by the Irish Government under the Community Childcare Subvention Scheme