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Jobs: Galway Steiner Afterschool Service – 3 job vacancies. After School Leader/Childcare Practitioner(s) and Part-time Administrator

Job Title Company Salary Ref. Status
Galway Steiner Afterschool Service – 3 job vacancies. After School Leader/Childcare Practitioner(s) and Part-time Administrator Galway Steiner After-school (Friends of Steiner/Waldorf Education) Negotiable GCC00275 Part Time
Location: Knocknacarra, Galway
Date Added: Monday, July 12, 2021
Start Date for Job: Monday, August 30, 2021
Closing Date for Applications: Friday, July 23, 2021

Job Details

Job Description:
Specification of the three posts include:
 
Job Posting 1: Afterschool Leader/Childcare Practitioner:
 
This is a part-time (5 days/week, 12:00 - 6:00pm) contract, which runs for 38 weeks per year.
 
Qualifications & Experience
 
In order to be successful in this position the applicant must have:
 
·      Minimum FETAC Level 6 in Childcare qualification or equivalent
·      Demonstrated interest in and experience with Steiner-Waldorf pedagogy
·      Understanding of the unique characteristics of a Steiner approach to school-aged childcare
·      Ability to conceptualize and develop the afterschool service in conjunction with the childcare assistant
·      Minimum 1 year’s practical experience in a childcare setting, with leadership experience an asset
·      Demonstrated excellence in organizational skills
·      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·      A demonstrated desire to continue learning and engaging in professional development
·      Sincere and genuine love of children
·      Art, music, yoga, and other related skills are an advantage
·      First Aid and Garda Vetting will be required
 
Start Date: August 30th 2021
 
Job Posting 2: Childcare Practitioner:  
 
This is a part-time (5 days/week, 1:30pm-6:00pm) contract, which runs for 38 weeks per year.
 
Qualifications & Experience
In order to be successful in this position the applicant must have:
 
·      Minimum FETAC Level 5 in Childcare qualification or equivalent
·      Demonstrated interest in and some experience with Steiner-Waldorf pedagogy
·      Understanding of the unique characteristics of a Steiner approach to school-aged childcare
·      Ability to conceptualize and develop the afterschool service in conjunction with the childcare assistant
·      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·      A desire to learn progressively throughout your career
·      Sincere and genuine love of children
·      Art, music, yoga, and other related skills are an advantage
·      First Aid and Garda Vetting will be required
 
Start Date: August 30th 2021
 
Job Posting 3: Part-time Afterschool Administrator
 
The Friends of Waldorf-Steiner Education Galway are seeking a part-time administrator (10 hours/week, 38 weeks/year).  Suitable applicants will have experience in school or early years administration.  Experience in working with the National Childcare Scheme from an administrative perspective is an asset.  Roles and responsibilities will include:
 
-       Communication with parents in relation to enrolment, collection of fees, and management of childcare funding (ie. National Childcare Scheme)
-       Purchasing and tracking of finances and expenses, keeping of books
-       Preparation of financial books for the accountant
-       Daily communication with the two afterschool teachers
-       Management of any paperwork and/or media communications for the service
-       This role can be done from home
 
Start Date: August 15th 2021
 
 
Any questions on the positions may be directed to Audrey.morley@nuigalway.ie or devon.goodwin@nuigalway.ie. 
 
Applications, with contact details or letters from two references (at least one professional) can be sent to Audrey.morley@nuigalway.ie or devon.goodwin@nuigalway.ie.   by the deadline of July 23, 2021.
 
Friends of Waldorf-Steiner Education reserve the right to readvertise or extend the closing date for this post.
 
All positions are recruited in line with Open, Transparent, Merit (OTM) and Competency based recruitment.
 
Friends of Waldorf-Steiner Education is an equal opportunities employer.
HOURS:
12:00 noon - 6:00pm
DAYS:
Monday to Friday
How to Apply:
  • Apply for this position by entering your name, email address and contact telephone number below and pressing the "Submit Query" button - your details will be emailed to Galway Steiner After-school (Friends of Steiner/Waldorf Education) and they will contact you directly
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Galway Childcare Committee
9b, Liosban Retail Centre,
Tuam Road,
Galway H91 Y6D2, Ireland H91 Y6D2

Tel.: 091 752 039
Email: mail@galwaychildcare.com
Registered Charity Number: 20047535

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