Early Years Placement Supervisor (Part-Time)

22 Aug 2019

Applications are invited for a position as a Part-Time Placement Supervisor for the BA Hons. (Early Years and Childhood Studies) programme at the School of Education, UCC.

The contract is on an hourly occasional basis and is initially for the first semester of 2019/20, i.e. September to December.

Applicants will be expected to have:

  • a primary (or higher) degree in a relevant area, i.e. Education, Social Studies, Paediatrics and Child Health, Psychology or cognate area;
  • practice experience and knowledge of early childhood services in Ireland;
  • excellent interpersonal skills;
  • clean driving licence.

The post holder will be expected to support, supervise and assess the progress of students on placements in early years settings. They will operate as part of the Placement Team, under the supervision of the Early Years Placement Manager.

The nature of the post is a part-time contract, with supervision of approximately 15-20 students envisaged.

Applicants should submit a full CV, including the names of two referees, to:
Angela Desmond, School of Education, University College Cork by email at

To arrive no later than 5.00pm on Thursday 28 August 2019



School of Education

Scoil an Oideachais

Leeholme, O' Donovan's Road, Cork, Ireland