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KCCC are recruiting

We are recruiting for the following roles: Clerical Officer Advertisement Job Description Information and Training Officer (Maternity Cover) Advertisement Job Description

Childminding Development Grant 2017

The Childminding Development Grant for 2017 is now open for applications. Please read the information leaflet before completing the application form. The closing date for applications is the 23rd June 2017. Applications should be sent to info@kccc.ie  Information Leaflet Application form

Affordable Childcare Scheme

The website for the affordable childcare scheme is now up and running: http://affordablechildcare.ie/ This contains all of the information available to date on the new government scheme.

Our latest Blog post: Communicating with Parents is now live

Do you find it difficult to communicate with parents on sensitive subjects? Are you afraid to bring up such subjects with the parents of children in your service for this reason? You are not alone, anecdotally lots of childcare service providers feel this way. Read our latest blog here

AIM September 2017

Preschool services can now make applications for additional supports under AIM for September 2017. The Better Start Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme. The AIM website http://aim.gov.ie/ has separate sections for parents and providers. If you require more information please contact us at: info@kccc.ie

LINC Applications Open

The Department for Children and Youth Affairs have opened applications for the LINC programme, see DCYA announcement: https://www.dcya.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?Docid=4162&CatID=11&mn&StartDate=1+January+2017 The closing date for applications is 27th April. Go to the LINC website to apply: http://lincprogramme.ie/

Applications open for Level 7 in Carlow IT

Level 7 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Early Childhood Education & Care 2017-2018 Applications are now being taken for the Level 7 Programme being run by Carlow IT in conjunction with Kildare County Childcare Committee. Applications can be sent to info@kccc.ie, the closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 7th April at 2pm, Full information is available to download below: Course timeline Presentation Application Forms

€3m to support school age childcare

Minister Zappone last week launched the Action Plan on School Age Childcare. The Action Plan commits to providing €3m to suport school age childare in Ireland. See full press release from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs: https://www.dcya.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=4153  

Better Business Outreach Programme and Guides for Childcare Businesses launched

Following our launch of the Better Business Outreach Programme we would now like to invite services to apply for BBOP supports - see our BBOP flyer here. We are also delighted to unveil our Guides for Childcare Businesses. These comprehensive guides are available to download in the Business Development section of our website here. They have all you need to know on the following areas of running your business: - Business Planning - Financial Management - Marketing - Managing People - Governance

We have moved offices

The new address for Kildare County Childcare Committtee is: Kildare County Childcare Committee, Unit 21 Thompson Enterprise Centre, Clane Business Park, Clane, Co Kildare. See map Our phone number remains the same 045 861307. We can also be contacted by email at info@kccc.ie
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23 June, 2017

KCCC are recruiting

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09 June, 2017

Childminding Development Grant 2017

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07 June, 2017

Affordable Childcare Scheme

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24 May, 2017

Our latest Blog post: Communicating with Parents is now live

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22 May, 2017

AIM September 2017

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                    Kildare County Childcare Committee, 

                      Unit 21 Thompson Enterprise Centre, 

                      Clane Business Park                      

                      Clane,

                      Co. Kildare   

                      E-Mail info@kildarechildcare.ie      CRA No. 20054175

                      Tel. 045- 861307                             CRO 355991

                      Web www.kccc.ie                            CHY No. 15585