Early Years Leader : Maternity Cover

Early Years Leader : Maternity Cover    Ref: EYL 0122


Based in Newtownbutler                                                                

The Early Years Leader will ensure children attending the Sure Start and Crèche programmes have the best start in life by providing a safe, welcoming, high quality, inclusive early education environment, working to improve the ability to learn, improve health and social development of children.  The post holder will support and when required lead in a variety of service delivery within the Sure Start project.

Applicants must have a QCF Level 5 in Child Care or equivalent or working towards completion of and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in voluntary or paid work with 0-4 year olds in an Early Years Setting. A full clean driving license is required.

Applicants must also demonstrate their competency in the personnel specifcations when applying.

Personnel Specification

  • Ability to provide leadership in developing integrated programmes that enhance the physical, emotional, language, social and intellectual development of children.
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to work on own initiative .
  • Ability to record and evaluate programmes of work.
  • Ability to implement appropriate behaviour management where necessary
  • Ability to work in partnership with parents.
  • Ability to develop and translate policies into action.

Terms and conditions

The post is a Term time contract of 30 hours per week and attracts a salary based on the NJC Scale 4 pt – £20,493 per annum pro rata.

The ARC have a geneorus work based pension scheme, good holiday provisions and family freindly policies.


For Job Description and personnel specification please contact: Email: peggy.carty@archlc.com

OR Personnel Department

ARC Healthy Living Centre Ltd

116-122 Sallyswood


Co. Fermanagh, BT94 1HQ

Tel: 028 686 28741/ Southern 048 68628741

Closing date for return of completed application Monday 31st Jan 2022 before 4pm.


ARC HLC LTD is an equal opportunities employer.