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*Job Vacancies*

Posted on: January 28th, 2015 by DeeBushell

We currently have the following position:
 
Early Years Professional- inter centre role
Temporary Contract with the potential to become permanent
(Applications close February 4th)
Grovelands Childcare are the midlands leading childcare providers having won the Maternity and Infant Award for Best Multiple…

A Practical approach to Aistear

Posted on: January 27th, 2015 by DeeBushell

A Practical approach to Aistear

Practical guidance for Early Years practitioners on how to effectively implement the four themes of Aistear into their service.
Early years practitioners are carrying out Aistear on a day-to-day basis, this workshop will show you…

Association of Childcare Professional Petition – we need your support.

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015 by DeeBushell

Respect, value and resource all areas of early childhood education and care

Association of Childhood Professionals
Blackrock, Cork City, Ireland

The purpose of this petition is to highlight the importance of early childhood education and care and the vital role played…

Operation Transformation films in Tullamore

Posted on: January 21st, 2015 by DeeBushell

Offaly Express
Operation Transformation films in Tullamore
Meabh O’Kelly, Manager Grovelands Childcare, Tullamore; RTE’s Kathryn Thomas; Grovelands Childcare Regina and Deirdre Bushell. The Operation Transformation team visited Grovelands Childcare to film how children, staff and parents are taking on the…

Grovelands Childcare takes on the Operation Transformation Challenge

Posted on: January 17th, 2015 by DeeBushell

See the link below for Coverage from the Westmeath Independent
Grovelands Childcare Takes on the Operation Transformation Challenge…

Kathryn Thomas and RTE Operation Transformation crew visit IDA Athlone

Posted on: January 16th, 2015 by DeeBushell

RTE film crew along with Kathryn Thomas visited Grovelands Childcare this Thursday.
The crew were filming staff, parents and children that are part of the Grovelands Childcare Operation Transformation group. The coverage will be shown during next Thursdays show on…

Kathryn Thomas and RTE crew visit Grovelands Childcare

Posted on: January 16th, 2015 by DeeBushell

RTE film crew along with Kathryn Thomas visited Grovelands Childcare this Thursday.
The crew were filming staff, parents and children that are part of the Grovelands Childcare Operation Transformation group. The coverage will be shown during next Thursdays show on…

Effective Room Leader The Skills to Lead with Confidence

Posted on: January 12th, 2015 by DeeBushell

This course aims to build confidence in the Room Leader and develop his/her skills to meet the challenge.
Making the transition from the role of practitioner to the role of Room Leader or Senior Practitioner can be daunting. This course…

Operation Transformation

Posted on: January 11th, 2015 by DeeBushell

The staff of Grovelands Childcare Athlone are taking part in this year’s Operation Transformation and are welcoming Athlonians to join them and take on the weight loss and fitness challenge. Group walks will take place every Wednesday for staff, parents,…

Paediatric First Aid

Posted on: January 8th, 2015 by DeeBushell

One day course Public Training €60

All Childcare Staff should do this course. Certification is valid for 2 years.
This course is designed to provide staff working in childcare with training in First Aid for children, while providing support to the…



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