Job | Temporary

Playgroup Leader (Maternity Cover)

Ballygawley Early Years Playgroup

Dependent upon experience
Ballygawley Early Years Playgroup is seeking to appoint a Playgroup Leader on a temporary basis from August 2019 - June 2020. The post will be full-time for 35 hours per week.

Ballygawley Early Years Playgroup is committed to delivering excellent outcomes for children, in a setting where children are happy, safe and able to reach their potential. The Leader, along with supporting staff is responsible for developing and maintaining a safe and stimulating play environment and developing opportunities which encourage children’s social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development through play. The Playgroup Leader will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Playgroup to ensure safe, stimulating play in a safe, caring and welcoming environment for children and their families. 

A QCF Level 5 Diploma in Children’s Care Learning and Development / BA in Early Childhood Studies or equivalent qualification is essential, along with 2 years previous paid experience working in an early years setting. Certificates in Safeguarding Children / Child Protection, First Aid and Food Hygiene are desirable, along with previous experience in a leadership role and knowledge of the Highscope approach.

For a full list of duties and person specification for this post please see uploaded documents.

The closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 3rd May 2019.