Early Years Crèche Leader-Maternity cover based in Irvinestown

Ref: EYLCI 1021 Early Years Creche leader – an online application is available at the foot of this posting.

This is a temporary position covering maternity leave.

The aim of the Early Years Leader will be to inspire development in all children through play based learning opportunities within the Sure Start Crèche. The Leader will support and encourage a team of early year’s workers to play an active role in planning, observing and learning development, through a variety of exciting, creative and exploratory ways.

Applicants must have a QFC Level 5 in Childcare, equivalent or currently undertaking a course of study that will lead to a level 5 qualification within two years from the date of appointment. In addition, applicants are also required to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with 0-4 year olds in an Early Years Setting and expereince in staff supervision.

Terms & Conditions

The position is part time 25 hours per week and is a term time contract covering school terms. (46 wks)

The salary is based upon equivalent NJC Scale 4 pt 7 £20,092 per annum Pro Rata.

The ARC Hlc have a work based pension scheme for staff.


  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Ability to implement appropriate behaviour management
  • good time management skills.
  • Ability to work in partnership with parents.
  • Ability to provide leadership in developing integrated programmes
  • Ability to communicate effectively/sensitively both verbally and in writing

For further information please contact by Email: peggy.carty@archlc.com

Personnel Department

ARC Healthy Living Centre Ltd

116-122 Sallyswood


Co. Fermanagh, BT94 1HQ

Tel: 028 686 28741/ Southern 048 68628741

ARCHlc is an Equal opportunities employer.

Closing date for return of completed application Thursday 18th Nov 2021 before 4pm.