Donegal County Childcare Committee Ltd – Childcare Development Officer (initial 6 month contract, may be extend, subject to the continuation of government funding)

10/11 St Columba’s Terrace, High Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
35 hours per week
Donegal County Childcare Committee Ltd
July 8, 2021

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Job Description

Donegal County Childcare Committee Ltd (DCCC) is a local government-supported agency that works for the development, sustainability and advancement of high quality early childhood care and education in County Donegal.


The Childcare Development Officer will:

  • Support the implementation of the Governments National Childcare Programmes.
  • Provide ongoing support to new and existing childcare providers in relation to compliance, HR, governance, sustainability and practice supports.

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum level 7 in a relatable discipline is essential.

Experience Required

  • Knowledge of the various Government childcare funding schemes and the supports available.
  • An understanding of the Irish early childhood sector, including current policy developments, national practice frameworks, funding structures and mechanisms for support.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a related role.
  • IT and administrative skills with experience in report writing.
  • Full driver’s license and access to a car.

Further Information

Applications will be short-listed. Canvassing will disqualify.

Donegal County Childcare Committee Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

How to Apply

Please e-mail

for an Application Form, Job Description and Project Brief.

Please send completed Application Forms by email to

by 12 noon on Thursday 8th July 2021.


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