Salary range: €13.85 per hour
Experience: minimum of 1 years of professional experience of working directly with pre-school/ A minimum QQI Level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education is required children in an early years setting
Closing date: Thu, 30 Mar 2023
SVP is a large, national, voluntary organisation with extensive experience of working with a diverse range of people who experience poverty and exclusion. Through its network of over 12,000 volunteers and 700 staff, it is strongly committed to working for social justice and advocates the creation of a more just and caring society. SVP employs people to support volunteers in a variety of settings including housing, community care, shops, administration, and other specialist areas.
We are currently looking to recruit a AIM Classroom Assistant to join our East team in Ozanam House Community Resource Centre, 53 Mountjoy Square West, Dublin 1. The post holder will have responsibility to work directly with an identified child/children in the Free Pre-school year (ECCE) classroom. Their role will promote inclusive practice, offering the child/children an opportunity to participate fully in pre-school. The AIM assistant will support the child’s access and inclusion into daily activities and routines while also encouraging group participation support may be required to promote positive peer interactions and to support the child in daily self-care such as changing, toileting, eating, washing hands. The overall goal is to support the child in their educational, social and emotional development for the duration of their time in our pre-school service, promoting independence and preparing the child/children for the transition into the next stage of their education. This is a great opportunity to join one of Ireland’s largest voluntary organisations and make a difference in your community.
Desired but not essential:
Full job description for this role and list of associated benefits can be found here: AIM Classroom Assistant Ozanam House 15.03.23.pdf
|All SVP Benefits are subject to the prevailing policy and associated length of service requirements|
23 days annual leave for all staff; Additional day’s leave at 5, 10, 15 & 20 years, with a cap of 27 annual leave days.
Pension: 5% employer and employee contribution with an option to increase to 7% on a matching basis.
2 discretionary days (Good Friday & Christmas Eve)
Group discount for Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF)
Paid Sick Leave: Sick Pay following 13 weeks, with entitlement increasing with length of service (Subject to terms of policy)
Education Support for job relevant courses (Subject to term of policy)
Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave (18 weeks full maternity leave pay for staff with more than 12 months service & 2 weeks full paternity leave pay for staff with more than 12 months service
Life Appreciation Recognition: Additional one-off 5 days annual leave allocated in year that 25-, 30-, 35- & 40-years’ service achieved, plus €250 voucher
Life Assurance – four times annual salary
Employee Assistance Programme
Christmas Voucher: €250 voucher for all staff (subject to terms of policy)
Retirement: Staff with 10+ years’ service will receive a €250 voucher on retirement
|Hybrid/Flexible Working Available SVP support and embrace Flexible Working, including working from home, in line with the SVP Flexible Working Policy, where appropriate and subject to role requirements.||SVP Experience Day: Up to one discretionary day per year to experience a different aspect of the work of SVP (Subject to conditions)|
Appointment is subject to Garda Vetting and satisfactory references. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted.
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