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ASSISTANT COORDINATOR wanted For Athy Technology Project


Kildare Community Partnership

The Kildare Community Partnership Ltd, in conjunction with FAS, provides a range of training programmes and related supports for people who are unemployed or those seeking to re-enter the workplace.

The Kildare Community Partnership now wishes to recruit an ASSISTANT COORDINATOR for the Athy Technology Project.


The ideal candidate will have a JEB Qualification or equivalent. He or she will have a high level of experience and skills in delivering Information and Communications Technology Training.

In addition the successful candidate will demonstrate his/her capacity to engage with trainees on a one to one basis and to support the development of their personal and social skills.

A track record in administration of a similar project would be an advantage.

A Letter of Application and CV to be received at the address below by 5pm on Friday 01st December 2006.

Further information available from:

The Administrator, The Kildare Community Partnership, Jigginstown Commercial Centre, Old Limerick Road, Naas, Co Kildare.



Tel: 045-895450
Fax: 045-895449

Candidates may be shortlisted.

Kildare Community Partnership seeks to be an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

The Co-ordinator will be responsible for the day to day running and continued development of the project. He/she will liaise with The Kildare Community Partnership’s Life Options Programme Manager.

This Programme forms part of a series of progression paths / supports available to assist clients of the Action South Kildare to enter the workforce, and as such, a person-centred and innovative approach is required.

Salary €25,552 p.a.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ultimately responsible for smooth running of the project on a daily basis.
  • Monitor budgets, expenditure, cashflow, record-keeping and general administration with the support of the Assistant Co-ordinator
  • Delivery of IT tuition to trainees to certified standards with the support of the Assistant Co-ordinator
  • Planning and organising of additional training inputs / field trips to ensure the development of a comprehensive range of skills and abilities among trainees
  • Organisation of work experience for trainees with the support of the Assistant Co-ordinator
  • Supervision and support of trainees
  • Regular 1-1 career path planning sessions with trainees
  • Supervision of work, and liaison with, Assistant Co-ordinator
  • Work with participants to procure appropriate work experience / placements to match the individual’s work profile
  • Develop employer-based training plans in conjunction with participant and employer
  • Continuous monitoring and evaluation of participants during external work placement
  • Maintain contact with employers during work experience / placement
  • Maintain records of participants progression
  • Preparation of FAS QA58/01
  • Completing FAS monitoring forms.
  • Completing Scope forms for the sponsor on a monthly basis.
  • Completing certification paperwork.