The successful candidate will be responsible for progressing and implementing the DCEDIY’s

National Programmes and First 5 national strategy through Laois County Childcare Committee’s Local

Implementation Plan & Statement of Work.


The candidate must have:


  • At least three years relevant experience in a development /childcare management/quality role.
  • Experience of supporting childcare services
  • Experience of organising events and delivering workshops



  • A relevant third level qualification to at least Level 8 in Early Year’s Care & Education


  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of early childhood care and education policy and best practice
  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of the national quality and curriculum frameworks


  • Excellent communication, organisational and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Advanced computer literacy & proficient in all Microsoft programmes
  • The ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team
  • Have a clean driving license and access to a car


To apply for this position please upload your CV/email your CV by 5pm on Friday 2nd July 2021.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Canvassing will disqualify


Interviews for successful shortlisted candidates will be held on Wednesday 7th July 2021

Laois CCC is an Equal opportunities Employer

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