Vacancies

EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES IN A MOTIVATING ENVIRONMENT!

Respond Support was established in 1993 and is a leading provider of Early Years Education & Childcare Services, Family Support, Resettlement Services, Day Care centres for older people, community education programmes  and a range of community interventions.


Early Years Practitioner – AIM worker – Slaney View Drive, Tullow, Co Carlow.

Terms:  15 hours per week mornings Monday to Friday – 38 week contract. Fixed term position to June 30th 2020.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Responsible to: Early Years Education Manager

Job Purpose: To act as a positive role model and be responsible for the delivery and implementation of a high-quality play-based curriculum under the guidance of the national quality frameworks Aistear and Síolta both indoors and outdoors. To, guide, observe, stimulate and supervise children in a safe and caring environment as part of the childcare team.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To follow the policies and procedure of the service at all times.
  • To conduct observation and learning stories for all children.
  • To organise materials and resources to ensure that they reflect the children’s emerging interests and abilities.
  • To implement a play-based curriculum that encourages independence and fosters the growth of self-esteem within all children.
  • To support children’s emotional, social and cognitive development.
  • To assist in providing healthy snacks which meet the growing needs of children and reflects variation in culture or dietary needs.
  • To develop and support parental involvement strategies that enhance children’s learning experiences
  • To ensure that the welfare of children is paramount in accordance with Children First; National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children.
  • Promote the services in the local community and wider area to assist and support the quality and sustainability of the service.

Person Specification:

  • Commitment to high quality early education
  • The ability to work in collaboration with a dedicated team
  • Highly motivated to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A professional and enthusiastic disposition
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development
  • Garda Vetting will be required as part of the recruitment process

Qualification and Experience:

  • A minimum of FETAC Level 5 in Early Years Education
  • One-year post-paid qualification experience of working in an early years setting
  • Strong understanding and experience in Early Childhood Education

Please apply by sending C.V. and covering letter to recruit@respondsupport.ie before close of business Friday 7th February 2020.


As part of the re-settlement Programme for Syrian refugees into Co. Wicklow, Respond are recruiting for the following new and exciting Positions

Translation, Interpretation and Inter Cultural Worker – Location – North  Wicklow

Terms 16 months Fixed Term Contract (39 hours per week)

Objective:  The main objective of the role is to provide interpretation, translation and cross- cultural support for Syrian refugees who will be resettled in Co. Wicklow.  It will involve assisting the Resettlement Support Worker, volunteers and relevant services to interact effectively with the new arrivals via interpretation and translation of documents.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Hold a professional qualification in interpretation studies
  • Native Arabic speak or a holder of a Third Level Qualification in Arabic
  • A current full driving licence and access to own transport 

Job Description: Translation, Interpretation and Inter Cultural Worker

 

Please apply with C.V. and covering letter to:  recruit@respondsupport.ie before close of business 24th January 2020.


Homework Club Leader – part time contract – Charleville, Co Cork

Terms:   Part-time Contract

To take a leadership role in developing and delivering homework supports and activities to children attending Battview Matters homework club in Charleville, Co Cork.

This will involve the implementation of a range of needs-led educational and recreational programmes in line with Better Outcomes Brighter Futures (The national policy framework for children and young people 2014-2020)

Job Description: Part Time Homework Club Leader Role Jan 2020

To apply for the attached please send c.v. and covering letter to recruit@respondsupport.ie before close of business Friday 31st January 2020.


Early Years Practitioner -Ard Mor Court, Tallaght, Dublin 12

Terms:  20 hours per week 9am-1pm Monday to Friday

Responsible to: Early Years Education Manager

Job Purpose: To act as a positive role model and be responsible for the delivery and implementation of a high-quality play-based curriculum under the guidance of the national quality frameworks Aistear and Síolta both indoors and outdoors. To, guide, observe, stimulate and supervise children in a safe and caring environment as part of the childcare team.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To follow the policies and procedure of the service at all times.
  • To conduct observation and learning stories for all children.
  • To organise materials and resources to ensure that they reflect the children’s emerging interests and abilities.
  • To implement a play-based curriculum that encourages independence and fosters the growth of self-esteem within all children.
  • To support children’s emotional, social and cognitive development.
  • To assist in providing healthy snacks which meet the growing needs of children and reflects variation in culture or dietary needs.
  • To develop and support parental involvement strategies that enhance children’s learning experiences
  • To ensure that the welfare of children is paramount in accordance with Children First; National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children.
  • Promote the services in the local community and wider area to assist and support the quality and sustainability of the service.

Person Specification:

  • Commitment to high quality early education
  • The ability to work in collaboration with a dedicated team
  • Highly motivated to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A professional and enthusiastic disposition
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development
  • Garda Vetting will be required as part of the recruitment process

Qualification and Experience:

  • A minimum of FETAC Level 5 in Early Years Education
  • One-year post-paid qualification experience of working in an early years setting
  • Strong understanding and experience in Early Childhood Education

Please apply by sending C.V. and covering letter to bonnie.osullivan@respondsupport.ie before close of business Friday 17th January 2020.