Afterschool Practitioner

Lagore Road Community Childcare are seeking an Afterschool Practitioners who will assist in developing, managing and evaluating an afterschool program for 45 Children that supports and enhances the children’s development, social-emotional learning and academics.


Job Title: Afterschool Practitioner

Employer: Lagore Road Community Childcare CLG

Contract: Permanent: Part-Time (20 hours per week)


Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager of Lagore Road Community Childcare, the Afterschool Practitioner will be responsible for assisting with program management and will work directly with the afterschool staff and children. The Afterschool Practitioner will:

  • Develop an engaging afterschool programme that will be creative and innovative for children
  • Develop activities appropriate to child’s age and development
  • Ensure implementation of high-quality programs that are responsive to children and families
  • Gather all required program data and provide reporting as necessary
  • Foster self-esteem, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Create an atmosphere of safety, belonging and positive development for each child
  • Be self-motivating and enthusiastic in carrying out the duties


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

Candidates should hold a qualification in Youth and Community Work or experience in a similar area. A QQI Qualification will also be considered and  a valid First Aid Certificate

Apply to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

First Steps Childcare Centre

Lagore Road, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath, A85 WN32

Or email:

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