Assistant Director, Dublin’s Inner-City Programmes
- Director and Assistant Directors of the Early Learning Initiative
- Senior coordinator – Community Services Programmes
- Doodle Den Programme Facilitators
- Early Learning Initiative team
- National College of Ireland
- Members of ABC consortium
- Stakeholders in the local community, including parents, children and practitioners
- Administration, coordination and delivery of the ELI’s and ABC’s early years and primary school literacy and STEM programmes, with particular responsibility for the Doodle Den programme
- Provide induction, mentoring and support to ELI staff and stakeholders in implementing the above programme
- Supervision of Doodle Den Facilitators
- Organise and attend internal and interagency meetings, training and Communities of Practice for relevant programme areas
- Support and monitor the grant/funding applications to ensure that programmes are being delivered, funding spent and reporting procedures followed as outlined in the grant/funding agreements
- Supervise budget and expenditure for ELI/ABC Programmes and ensure that they adhere to ABC’s, ELI’s and NCI’s financial procedures
- Liaise with key stakeholders, including ABC Consortium, Working Groups, Tusla, NEIC, other Departments within NCI, ELI Corporate partners and other statutory, community and voluntary bodies around the development of ELI locally
- Supervise records, reports and/or evaluation data on the programmes and participating professionals, children and families and ensure that they are GDPR compliant
- Participate in research activities for ELI and ABC programmes
- Work closely with and support the Senior Coordinator or Assistant Director in planning, implementing and evaluating these programmes along with ensuring that ELI/ABC is fully compliant with all relevant governance, administrative and organisational procedures
- Any other duties as assigned by the Senior Coordinator, Assistant Director or Director
Skills and Experience Required:
- Relevant 3rd level qualification
- Relevant experience of working with children, young people, families and statutory agencies
- Experience in developing and delivering relevant professional development programmes
- Ability to work with marginalised families and have an understanding of the issues of marginalisation
- Excellent Facilitation and presentation skills
- Ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of college personnel, community and corporate stakeholders and other outside individuals/organisations
- Flexible approach to work, as evening and weekend work may be required
- Ability to operate as a team player in a cross disciplinary, integrated team, sharing roles and responsibilities
- Ability to develop and support innovative ideas and approaches
- An energetic, confident and pro-active individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent leadership, administrative and organisational skills
- Relevant experience of implementing Literacy programmes in the community sector.
Administrator band €31,059- €43,485 commensurate with experience
24 days per annum
Permanent, Full time
The successful applicant will be subject to Garda Vetting and must not have any convictions under the Sex Offenders Act 2001.
National College of Ireland’s mission is to widen participation in higher education and unlock each student's potential. The College offers students the opportunity to acquire the skills and self-confidence to change their lives, contribute to a knowledge based economy and become responsible, active citizens.
The functions and responsibilities assigned to the ABC Coordinator – Early Learning Initiative, are based on the current stated role and objectives of the ABC Programme and the College. These functions and responsibilities may alter in line with any change in the role and objectives of the ABC Programme and NCI.
National College of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
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