Vacancy Details

Millennium Court School Age Centre


Afterschool Project Worker

Description:                         Millennium Court School Aged Centre, R95 RK40

                                            All children are of National School-going age.

                                           Work hours are 2pm-6pm Monday-Friday.

                                           Rate of pay is €11p/h


To act as a positive role model and be responsible for the delivery and implementation of a high-quality after-school programme under the guidance of the national quality frameworks Aistear and Síolta both indoors and outdoors. To, guide, observe, stimulate and supervise children in a safe and caring environment as part of the childcare team.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

·        To promote and adhere to the services ethos and mission of Respond

·        To follow the policies and procedures of the service at all times.

·        To conduct observations that guide planning for the programme of activities.

·        To organise materials and resources to ensure that they reflect the children’s emerging interests and abilities.

·        To implement a play-based programme that encourages independence and fosters the growth of self-esteem within all children.

·        To support children’s emotional, social and cognitive development.

·        To assist in providing healthy snacks which meet the growing needs of children and reflects variation in culture or dietary needs.

·        To develop and support parental involvement strategies that enhance children’s learning experiences

·        To ensure that the welfare of children is paramount in accordance with Children First; National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare              of   Children.

·        Promote the services in the local community and wider area to assist and support the quality and sustainability of the service.

·        To perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be required from time to time


Person Specification:

·        Commitment to high-quality practice

·        The ability to work in collaboration with a dedicated team

·        Highly motivated to work on own initiative

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·        A professional and enthusiastic disposition

·        Flexible and adaptable

·        Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development

·        Garda Vetting will be required as part of the recruitment process on an ongoing basis.             

  • #93
  • Kilkenny
  • Temporary
  • Part-time
  • 12 Jan 2022