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Deputy Leader Preschool Playgroup Maternity Cover. Temporary Contract

St. Mary’s on the Hill Preschool Playgroup

£9.50 per hour
Deputy Leader position, temporary contract, Maternity cover. To begin the end of August 2019 and finish January 2020. Hours 8am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday term time. Applications close Friday 10th May 2019.

We are seeking to appoint a deputy leader to work in our playgroup morning session covering a maternity leave.

The post is under a temporary contract under term time.

Our preschool playgroup is based at 142 Carnmoney Road in Glengormley, Newtownabbey. 

Applicants must have:-

-QCF level 5 or the equivalent.

-Good knowledge and understanding of NI Preschool curriculum.

-Safeguarding certificate.

-Have previous experience in an early years setting.


Desirable criteria-

-Experience of managing or leading staff

-First aid certificate.

-Experience of observations and planning.

-Good knowledge and understanding of the minimum standards as set out by social services.


The post runs from the end of August 2019 until the end of January 2020.

To apply for the position applicants must submit an application form. 

Application forms are available to download on this page and can also be requested by contacting Mary Gallagher at [email protected] or Tel 07732642326.

Completed application forms must be returned to [email protected] or alternatively by post to Mary Gallagher, 121 Church Crescent, Glengormley,Newtownabbey,BT366EU.

Applications must be returned by 6pm on Friday 10th May 2019.

Closing Date

Friday / 10 May 2019 6:00pm

Contact Details

Mary Gallagher, 

121 Church Crescent, 

Glengormley ,




142 Carnmoney Road
Newtownabbey, Co.Antrim
BT36 6JU
United Kingdom

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