Job Details: East Tallaght School Completion Programme: Project Worker (Fixed Term)


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
East Tallaght School Completion Programme: Project Worker (Fixed Term)
[East Tallaght School Completion Programme.]

The School Completion Programme (SCP) is a targeted programme of
support for primary and post primary children and young people who
have been identified as potentially at risk of early school leaving or
who are out of school and have not successfully transferred to an
alternative learning site or employment. It is a support under the
Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools (DEIS) Programme, funded
by Tusla Education Support Services (tess). SCP aims to retain a young
person to completion of the leaving certificate, equivalent
qualification or suitable level of educational attainment which
enables them to transition into further education, training or
employment. There are **Apply on the website** SCP Projects
nationally.

East Tallaght SCP is based in Tallaght, Dublin **Apply on the
website** with five schools in the cluster (four primary schools and
one post-primary school). The Local Management Committee invites
applications for the following position:

PROJECT WORKER – FIXED TERM (**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** HOURS PER
WEEK)

DUTIES FOR THIS POST INCLUDE:

* Building professional relationships with children, young people and
their families to improve educational outcomes through increased
attendance, participation, and retention in education.
* Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with SCP
staff; school staff; EWO and other local community and statutory
groups to ensure a comprehensive approach to supporting children and
young people.
* Engaging children and young people, and where appropriate their
families, in activities in-school; out-of-school; after-school and
during holiday periods.
* Facilitating individual and group work with priority children and
young people using appropriate interventions that address barriers to
full school engagement.
* Maintaining up to date records of all work undertaken and all
necessary data relating to children and young people.
* Assisting with evaluation, review and future planning for the
project.
* Undertaking any additional duties as requested by the Coordinator
or Local Management Committee.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

* A recognised third-level qualification in Social Science; Social
Care; Youth Work; Community Work; Education; or related discipline.
* A minimum of 3 years practical experience of working with children
and young people who experience disadvantage.
* Experience of working with children and young people in a one to
one and group setting.
* Knowledge and understanding of the needs of children and young
people and families experiencing disadvantage.
* A full clean driving licence and own transport.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to
build and maintain effective working relationships.
* Excellent IT skills with an ability to plan, deliver and evaluate
interventions in both individual and group settings.
* Strong teamwork skills with an ability to work independently on
own initiative while seeking guidance when appropriate.
* Ability to prioritise and work in a pressurised environment.
* Commitment to delivery of quality service to children, young
people, and families.
* Strong work ethic with a solution focussed approach in the
workplace.

REMUNERATION:

Salary as per CDYSB New Entrants Salary Scale; starting point
dependent on skills and experience. The post will be a fixed term
contract, for one year, which is subject to funding and satisfactory
service in the post.

TO APPLY:

Applications consisting of a CV and cover letter expressing your
interest in the post must be emailed to:

**Apply on the website**

no later than **Apply on the website**pm on Friday **Apply on the
website**th of August **Apply on the website**. Late applications will
not be accepted. Shortlisting of applications may take place. Only
those selected for interview will be contacted.

_It is envisaged that there may be potential for further vacancies,
funding dependent. The Local Management Committee may establish a
panel for future vacancies that may arise during **Apply on the
website**/**Apply on the website**._

_SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY GARDA VETTING
AND REFERENCE CHECKS._


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Type: Permanent
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