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ADVERT ID 143324

School Completion Programme Project Worker x2

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Drimnagh/Bluebell/Inchicore School Completion Programme

Drimnagh Castle Secondary School,
Long Mile Rd.,
Walkinstown
Drimnagh
D12 K682
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Other Education
Date Posted:
Wed Sep 30 2020 15:33:39
Application Closing Date:
Thu Oct 15 2020
Commencement Date:
Mon Nov 2 2020
Status of Post:
Part-Time
Number of Vacancies:
2
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POST DETAILS

Title:
School Completion Programme Project Worker x2
Description:

Drimnagh/Bluebell/Inchicore
School Completion Programme


Part-Time Project Workers (17 hours per week) x2

The School Completion Programme (SCP) was set up as part of the Department of Education and Skills (DES) DEIS Strategy – Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools. SCP is now funded by Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, and delivers interventions to both primary and post primary children and young people who have been identified as potentially at risk of leaving school early. There are 122 local SCP projects nationally, operating in primary and post-primary schools.

Drimnagh/Bluebell/Inchicore SCP is based in Dublin 8 and 12 and comprises seven schools in its cluster (five primary and two post primary).

We wish to recruit 2 part time Project Workers (17hrs per week) from 2nd November 2020. The job will entail assisting the Local Coordinator in implementing the programme locally, as follows:
• The organisation and facilitation of After School Clubs, Transfer Programme, Holiday supports and personal development programmes for young people in primary and post primary schools and other interventions/programmes as required.
• To provide academic, behavioral and emotional support to select participants in groups and on a one-to-one basis, supporting solution-focused outcomes.
• To liaise with school personnel, external agencies and families/guardians as required.
• To maintain written records of work with students and produce written reports as required.
• To assist in the planning, development and evaluation of SCP.
• To attend meetings and participate in staff training where relevant.
• Any other duties as required by the Local Coordinator and Local Management Committee.

Essential Requirements
To successful candidates will have:
Qualifications
• A relevant third level qualification in youth or community work, social care, education, or a related discipline
Experience& Knowledge
• A minimum of 3 years’ practical experience of working with children and young people and families who experience disadvantage is essential.
• Experience of working with children and young people on a one to one basis and in groups is essential.
• Experience of facilitating evidence-based evidence informed programmes for children and young people is desirable.
• Experience of working in a primary and or post primary school desirable
• Knowledge of the needs of children and families, with a particular emphasis on children living in disadvantage, is desirable.

Skills& Abilities
• Commitment to the delivery of quality services to children and families.
• Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with the vulnerable children and young people in our schools, as well as within the organization, within our schools and externally.
• Excellent communication, planning, organizational, networking and report writing skills.
• Excellent teamwork skills and ability to work on own initiative but seek guidance as appropriate.
• Ability to think creatively and innovatively.
• Positive, solution-focused approach.
Other
• Garda vetting will apply
• Full, clean driving license and own transport

Remuneration
Salary as per CDYSB new entrant salary scale, starting point dependent on skills and experience. This will be a fixed term/specified purpose contract from 2nd November 2020 to 31st August 2020 dependent upon funding.

Application Process
Please send a CV and cover letter to Joanne Dolan, Co-Ordinator of the Drimnagh/Bluebell/Inchicore SCP, by email to joanne.dolan@scp.ie no later than 12pm Thursday 15th October 2020.

Shortlisting will apply. Interviews will be held week commencing 19th October 2020.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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Apply To:
Drimnagh Castle Secondary School,
Long Mile Rd.,
Walkinstown
Drimnagh
D12 K682
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 12
Phone:
0877916928

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