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Welcome to Meath County Childcare Committee

The key goal of Meath County Childcare Committee is to coordinate the implementation of National Childcare Policy at local level on behalf of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.


  • to coordinate and assist the development of quality childcare services.
  • to implement DCYA-funded schemes at local level.
  • to administer grant applications and oversee the implementation of DCYA-funded schemes.
  • to coordinate the provision of accredited training and in-service training for childcare.
  • to provide information and resources for childcare providers, parents and the general public.
  • to promote inclusion of children with disabilities, and children from ethnic minorities including children from the Traveller Community in childcare services.
  • MCCC committee comprises of local representatives from the statutory, community and voluntary sectors, social partners, childcare providers and parents in County Meath.

Meath County Childcare Committee has been established to provide a co-ordinated approach to the support and development of quality early childhood services for children aged 0-14 years within the County.

The Committee now invite applicants for the following post:

Part-Time Support & Development Officer, this is a temporary contract to cover a maternity post.

The role of the Support and Development Officer is to support the implementation of Meath County Childcare Committee's Local Implementation Plan as agreed with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Applicants must have the following;

  • A minimum Level 6 qualification in Early Years
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience of working in the Early Years
  • An in-depth knowledge of the requirements for the delivery of a quality childcare service
  • Understanding of the issues and needs challenging childcare service providers and parents
  • Self-motivated and possess an ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Full Clean Drivers Licence

Application form and full details for the above post are available on request from:
Fiona Healy, County Childcare Co-ordinator, Meath County Childcare Committee, Commons Rd, Navan, Co. Meath 046 9073010.

Closing date for applications 24th October 2014

Meath County Childcare Committee is an equal opportunities employer.

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