Happe Tots

Early Years Practitioner/Preschool Manager

Full time position – 35 hours per week

Essential Criteria


  • Minimum Level 7 Early Years qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in an Early Years Care and Education setting.
  • Ability to plan implement and evaluate all aspects of the ongoing Childcare programs, sustainability and progression of a Community Early Years Care and Education Project.


Candidates will need to show evidence of


  • Ability to motivate an  Early Years Care and Education Team
  • An excellent understanding of best Childcare practice & procedures.
  • An excellent understanding  of early years care and education
  • An excellent understanding of Relevant ECCE policy and legislation in Ireland
  • Reliability, discretion & respect for confidentiality
  • Experience in record keeping & report writing
  • Capacity to implement Government funded programs, and procedures in line with contractual obligations.
  • Ability to work in partnership with parents and the local community.
  • Ability to network with all relevant agencies.
  • A commitment to ongoing  professional  development
  • Understanding of funding programs and preschool regulations



Full Job description available on request.


Applications Procedures

To apply please send a CV accompanied by a cover letter stating how you meet the specification to: Management Committee of Happe Tots

Happe House Community Centre

22 Hebron Park



Closing Date extended to: Monday 10th September 2018