We have a fantastic opportunity for the right person to take the next step in their childcare & early years education carer to develop as a Supervisor at our branch in Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont, Dublin 9.
We are keen to develop the Supervisor into an eventual management positon within our Business through on the job training and further education which includes subsidies FETAC level 7 & 8 courses. You will be welcomed into a team culture that promotes new ideas and perspectives, giving you autonomy and the freedom to express yourself. Our everyday values are built around Happy Children, Happy Staff & Happy Parents, and we offer a positive work environment where all our staff can learn, develop and avail of opportunities as the business grows. We have a strong team with a friendly and supportive atmosphere, and we would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with children in your care, you are honest and transparent, and you are interested in joining our team.
The Supervisor will be accountable to the Creche Manager, Assitant Manager and General Manager-Operations, in the absence of the Manager.
The right candidadte will be expected to be a senior member of the Early Years team and take responsibility for assisting in ensuring that high quality care and best practice standards are maintained at all times through the creche.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
To act as the designated person in charge in the absence of the Manager or Assistant Manager.
To work closely with the Manager & Assistant Manager to ensure that good quality Early Years Care and School Age Care is delivered throughout the Creche.
To work with staff to provide a team approach to Early Years Care and Education and SAC of high standards.
To act as a positive role model & leader to staff by providing leadership and direction.
To assist in the planning and implementation of an age-appropriate and stimulating programme of activities which will enhance the child’s natural growth and development and ensuring the Siolta and Aistear programmes are implemented. Have excellent knowledge and experience in the delivery of the Montessori method and equipment.
To become knowledgeable of all creche policies and procedures and follow them accordingly.
To become knowledgeable of Health and Safety policies and procedures and follow them accordingly.
Work in Rooms when necessary, float between rooms when necessary and cover lunches.
To take on other responsibilities as reasonably requested.
Minimum FETAC/QQI Level 6 in Early Years Education.
2 years’ Experience minimum working in childcare with different age groups.
At least 1 year’s room leader experience in an Irish creche would be an advantage
Fluent in English
Flexibility, willingness, diplomacy, and ability to take on any role
Excellent organisation skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines and multi-task
Ability to work as part of a team and under self-directions
Ability to delegate and take constructive criticism.
A love and understanding to providing the highest quality of service for children and families in our care.
Full understanding of Early Years Child Care Regulation 2016 and School Age Child Care Regulation 2019.
Garda Vetting (and International police clearance where applicable) will also be required.
Computer skills to include knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point.
Preferably hold a valid First Aid/FAR, Manual Handling, Children First.
Full clean driving license would be a bonus but not essential
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: €15.00-€17.50 per hour