The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the playgroup in tandem with the Playgroup leader ensuring that there is a safe, caring and welcoming environment for the children and their families.
As Deputy Leader you will be expected to coordinate with the management committee and other professionals.
Qualifications / Experience:
A qualification at QCF Level 5 Diploma in Child Care, Learning and Development or Playwork; or a relevant occupational qualification in early years education, social work, nursing, teaching or health visiting.
A minimum of 2 years paid experience working with children aged 3-5 years in an education or daycare setting.
Knowledge of NI Pre-School Curriculum.
Good understanding of Child Protection and Social Services Minimum Standards.
Experience of observations and planning.
Ability to work in a team.
Friendly, approachable and caring personality.
Previous experience working as a Leader or Deputy Leader.
Up to date Child Protection training.
Up to date Paediatric First Aid training.
Safeguarding/Designated Officer Training.
Ability to cope with multiple roles and responsibilities.
Application forms can be accessed by emailing: email@example.com (for the attention of Laura) for by calling into the Playgroup at: St Josephs Church Grounds, Fairview Road, Galliagh, Derry/Londonderry BT48 8NU. Ref: SJCP1
The Panel have the right to enhance the criteria as required.