ADVERT ID 148001

Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare Specialist – Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth

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Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

Lower Baggot Street
Dublin
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Other Education
Date Posted:
Mon Apr 12 2021 12:27:14
Application Closing Date:
Thu Apr 29 2021
Status of Post:
Permanent
Number of Vacancies:
1
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POST DETAILS

Title:
Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare Specialist – Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth
Description:
The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) deals with policy and service developments relating to a number of very important groups in society. It seeks to co-ordinate and develop key actions across Government relating to children and young people. The Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare Division is responsible for ensuring access to high quality and affordable Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare.
The Assistant Principal Officer (AP) with responsibility for supporting the improvement of the quality of provision in Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) is a senior managerial grade. The AP will work as part of the Quality Unit in the Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Division in the DCEDIY.

The successful candidate will have:

• A qualification in early learning and care / early childhood care and education at Level 8 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications (or equivalent) AND at least three years of relevant work experience at a senior level, including working directly with or in the early learning and care and/or school-age childcare sector;

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• A qualification in social science, social policy or a field directly relevant to the duties of this role at Level 8 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications (or equivalent) AND at least five years of relevant work experience at a senior level, including working directly with or in the early learning and care and/or school-age childcare sector;
• Demonstrable experience in project management and implementation including the management of budgets, staff and commissioned contractors;
• Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to working as part of a team;
• Ability to understand policy intent at an abstract level, and the relationship between policy intent and the range and combination of tools available to put policy into practice.


THE CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION IS 3PM, THURSDAY 29th April 2021


We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications
under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

For more information and how to apply, visit http://bit.ly/Edupost_Ad_ELCSpec
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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Applications may be submitted by

  • Online Application
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Apply To:
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 2

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