Early Years Leader -Lagore Road Community Childcare CLG – Full Time

Position Summary:

Lagore Road Community Childcare is seeking a dynamic, creative and engaging individual who enjoys working with children aged 3 mths – 13 years, for their Childcare Service.  As a Childcare Professional you will work with the Childcare Manager to support and enhance the children’s development, social-emotional learning and academics.

Position Information:

Job Title:       Lead Practitioner

Location:      Lagore Road Community Childcare, Lagore Road, Dunshaughlin Co. Meath

Reporting to: The Childcare Manager

Contract:       Permanent- Full Time

Hours:            39 hours

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The day to day responsibility of children in your care
  • Implement and review activities appropriate to the groups needs so as to provide for children’s physical, language, emotional, social and cognitive development
  • Carry out duties in line with Policies and Procedures developed by the Childcare Service and in line with the Preschool Regulations.
  • Plan curriculum/activities in line with the Siolta & Áistear the National Framework for Quality and Curriculum.
  • Adopt a professional outlook at all times to childcare issues and present a positive approach to development in respect of: new legislation, measures taken to further protect children, and working in partnership with parents/guardians.
  • Attend staff meetings.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

Candidates must hold a minimum of a QQI Level 5 in Childcare, however, a QQI Level 6 is desirable and a valid First Aid Certificate.

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a full-day setting essential.

Excellent working knowledge and experience of working to the Childcare Regulations essential.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Applicants wishing to apply for the above post should send a letter of application and a CV to:

Ref: Lagore Road EY Leader

The HR Department

The Crann Support Group CLG

The Maudlins, Trim, Co. Meath

Or email: jobs@crannsupportgroup.ie


Closing date for applicants: Wednesday, 5th April 2023

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