Senior Early Years Specialist

Ref 19-09
Salary NJC Scale PO2 (2017), Point 35-38 (£30,785-£33.437)
Hours 37 hours
Location Southern Border Counties and Northern Ireland
Tenure Fixed term contract to end 31 December 2021
Closing Date 18/02/2019 at 12:00 pm

Early Years – the organisation for young children wish to recruit the following staff to work in the Southern Border Counties and Northern Ireland.

The Senior Early Years Specialist will

  • be responsible for the delivery, co-ordination, programmatic development and quality assurance of the Sharing from the Start programme in one or more of the four partnership areas and across the preschool sector in the border counties of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
  • promote and support the development of early years settings demonstrating a strong commitment to improvement and the ability to respond to expectations of the sector relating to outstanding practice with a focus on clear, timebound evidence demonstrating sustained and high level improvements to practice and / or leadership of a setting.
  • demonstrate a commitment to excellence in all the services provided by the Organisation and to settings through specialist, highly effective and timebound support provided focusing on high quality learning and care for children, families and communities.
  • support governance arrangements in all Early Years settings

'Sharing From the Start’ is a project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

For further information and an application pack please visit our website or contact Human Resources on 028 9038 7905.

Closing date: Monday 18 February 2019 at 12 noon.

Early Years is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing flexible friendly working conditions. As Protestants and males are currently known to be under-represented in the Organisation, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.

Applications can be downloaded from the links below.
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Applications can be returned by email to:

Or post to: Private and Confidential, Monitoring Officer, Early Years – the organisation for young children, 6c Wildflower Way, Belfast, BT12 6TA.

Early Years – the organisation for young children is an equal opportunities employer, committed to providing flexible family friendly working conditions.

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