KCCC wish to recruit a Development Officer

KCCC wish to recruit a Development Officer


Essential Criteria :

  • A relevant qualification at level 7/8 or higher in one or more of the following areas
    • Early Years Education and Care
    • Community Development
    • Training and Development
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in childcare and/or community development
  • Experience working in a development and quality support role with early years’ services
  • Knowledge of the regulatory framework and quality support frame-works that govern/support the childcare sector
  • Experience of providing supports in effective Leadership and Management
  • Experience in Business Management
  • A strong team player
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Experience in delivering training
  • Ability to work confidentially and on own initiative
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to undertake work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Excellent IT and administrative abilities, including experience in report writing
  • A full and clean driver’s licence and access to a car


Desirable But Not Essential

  • Work Experience in Community Development
  • Experience in adult education


Nature of Employment:

  • The position of Development Officer will be on a full-time basis 35 hours per week fixed term contract to 31st December 2022 (all contracts are subject to funding and six months probationary period). 
  • The successful candidate will be required to be Garda Vetted.
  • Kildare County Childcare Committee is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Salary Scale: Aligned to Local Authority Grade V

Application Form available here

Jod description available  here

The completed application form can be submitted by post or emailed to admin@kccc.ie . Closing date 5pm, Monday, 12th September 2022.  Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.


Kildare County Childcare Committee is an Equal Opportunities Employer



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