Position Available: Assistant Director

Jul 7, 2020


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take day to day responsibility for children.
  • Lead the ECCE Scheme for the Naíonra.
  • Ensure high standards of care at the Naíonra.
  • Develop curriculum in line with Aistear and Síolta.
  • Prepare long term, medium term and short term plans.
  • Ensure a good standard of hygiene.
  • Undertake training as required.
  • Revise policies and procedures as required.
  • Adhere to Child Protection Policy of Naíonra Cholmcille and report any concerns.
  • Maintain all records as required by Pobal and Tusla.
  • Represent Naíonra Cholmcille during Pobal and Tusla inspections.
  • Ensure adequate insurance and all safety equipment is maintained and regularly serviced ie. Fire Equipment etc.
  • Develop ongoing positive relationships with parents.
  • Organise regular staff meetings.
  • 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 in the Naíonra.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as required.


  • Qualification FETAC Level 6 or above in Childcare.
  • Experience in the Childcare sector.
  • Good organisational and team skills.
  • Good standard of conversation through Irish
  • Good ability to communicate with parents, team and children.

If interested please send an application, along with CV and copies of qualification certificates and 2 references to naionracaitlin@gmail.com before 12.00pm 20th July 2020.

Start date 24 August 2020