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Job Title Company Salary Ref. Status
CRECHE MANAGER (Maternity Cover) BALLINDERREEN PLAYGROUP LTD Ballinderreen Playgroup Ltd Negotiable GCC00220 Full Time
Location: Ballinderreen. Kilcolgan, Co Galway.
Date Added: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Start Date for Job: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Closing Date for Applications: Thursday, December 03, 2020

Job Details

Job Description:
To manage the day to day organisation of the centre.

Duties and Responsibilities
· To take day to day responsibility for children and staff
· To lead ECCE Scheme provision for pre-schoolers
· To ensure high standards of care at the centre
· To develop curricula in line with Aistear and Siolta
· Ensure a good standard of hygiene
· Attend meetings and undertake training as required
· Revise policies and procedures as required
· Adhere to Child Protection Policy of the service and report any concerns
· Prepare long term, medium term and short term plans
· Effectively market and promote the group
· Manage a budget and maintain accounts
· Maintain all records as required by Pobal and the HSE
· Represent the service during HSE and Pobal Inspections
· Network with appropriate statutory and voluntary agencies
· Ensure group is adequately insured and all safety equipment id maintained and regularly serviced ie., Fire equipment etc
· To develop ongoing positive relationships with parents
· To facilitate regular staff meetings
· To co-ordinate recruitment, induction, appraisal and training requirements for staff
· Be able to take charge and direct children and staff in case of an emergency
· Maintain strict confidentiality, any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct
· Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time

 Person Specifications
·         Minimum FETAC Level 6 in Childcare.
·         Minimum 3 years work experience in a similar role
·         Ability to lead a team
·         Kindness, warmth and responsiveness to the needs of children
·         Good Communication and Relating Skills with children, staff and parents
·         Comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations
·         FETAC Level 5 in Occupational First Aid
·         Complete Garda Vetting

Please forward Cover Letter and CV to ballinderreenplaygroupltd@gmail.com
Monday to Friday
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