Westmeath Community Development will be hosting a registration day on Thursday 23rd May for its After School services commencing in September 2019. Please see poster for times and locations.
Our Afterschool Childcare Services have evolved from our Homework Clubs and offer afterschool childcare supports in schools and local community facilities.
We operate 7 different centres, 6 in Athlone and 1 in Mullingar.
Our Afterschool Services are funded through the National Childcare Investment Programme, under the Affordable Childcare Scheme from the Dept. of Children and Youth Affairs. The Services are also funded and supported by the Dept. of Employment Affairs & Social Protection, and by Westmeath County Childcare Committee.
Our After-School services, operates from the start of the school year until July, and includes full day camps at Halloween, Easter and in July, when the schools are closed. After School services are available, 4 hours a day from Monday-Friday during the school year, and includes a homemade hot snack, homework supports with qualified teachers, art and cultural activities, sports, fun and games.
We have permanent staff in each of our premises, plus staff employed on work experience programmes such as Community Employment and TUS. Our staff are highly qualified up to QQI Level 8 and have years’ experience in working with Children and Young people and are Garda vetted.
Our services are coordinated by our Childcare Services Manager, Sinead Casey.
For further information on our Childcare Services please contact Sinéad in our Athlone office on 09064161121 or 0877-729172, or by email email@example.com
We wish to recruit one After School Worker, to work in our services based throughout Athlone, funded under The Affordable Childcare Scheme.
Suitable candidate should be comfortable with Irish, English and Maths. Suitable candidate must have a minimum of QQI Level 6 in Childcare and at least 2 years’ experience in the area, additionally must be comfortable with administration associated to Affordable Childcare Scheme in order to be compliant to our funding agencies. Suitable candidate must have access to transport.
Westmeath Community Development After School Services are seeking Qualified Teachers /Tutors (QQI8) to join our team in Athlone, to assist children with homework (Irish & Maths) for 1 1/2 hours from Monday to Thursday.
WCD are also seeking to expand our relief Panel team for both Athlone and Mullingar. Candidates must have a minimum of Childcare QQI5. This would probably suit anyone working morning and would like to earn extra money.
For further details please contact Sinead Casey on 0877729172 or CV's can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org (please ref: Job title)
Afterschool Worker CE Scheme – 2 positions
Location – Athlone
Closing Date – 16.08.18
This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.
Duties will include –
Please note that assistance will be given for after school care of Primary school going children for the successful candidate
Salary: Community Employment Programmes Rates
Garda Vetting required.
Westmeath Community Development has hours available for qualified primary school teachers in our After School services and Homework Club, based in Athlone, commencing September 2018.
The positions are available from Monday to Thursday and will be for between 1.5 hours and 2 hours per day, 3pm to 5 pm, and will run parallel will the school calendar. The rate of pay for the post is €23 gross per hour.
Our Afterschool Services are funded through the National Childcare Investment Programme, under the Affordable Childcare Scheme from the Dept. of Children and Youth Affairs. The Services are also funded and supported by the Dept. of Employment Affairs & Social Protection, and by Westmeath County Childcare Committee. Our Homework Club is kindly supported by IPB Insurance.
Our After-School services run from the start of the school year until July, and include camps at Halloween, Easter and in July, when the schools are closed. Services are available 4 hours a day, Monday-Friday during the school year, and include a hot snack, homework supports, art and cultural activities, sports, fun and games.
The role of the teacher will be to provide homework support to the children attending the service.