Job Opportunity : Centre Manager

 Rainbow Community Childcare is a registered charity and an established, non-profit community organisation providing pre-school education and affordable childcare to the rural community of Eglish, Co Tyrone and surrounding area. We offer a comprehensive childcare service for children aged 6 months to 11 years with daycare and afterschool provision. Rainbow Community Childcare offers a safe, secure and child-centred environment where children can develop to their full potential. We have created a learning environment which offers excellent quality of care and education through a broad and balanced curriculum and guided by the High Scope approach to learning.
The newly formed Senior Management team and staff at Rainbow Community Childcare work in partnership with parents/carers and involve them in all major decisions regarding their child and to keep them informed of their child’s progress.
We are registered with the Southern Health & Social Care Trust and the Education Authority Northern Ireland (EANI) and are inspected annually to ensure that high quality care and pre-school education is provided. We are also a member of Early Years – the organisation for young children. Established in 2011, Rainbow Community Childcare is situated in the village of Eglish. It evolved from Rainbow Playgroup, founded in 1981 by a group of local mothers in need of such a service in the rural community.
The newly formed Senior Management Team was implemented to have shared responsibility with senior members of staff. The Centre Manager will have ultimate responsibility when in post, however, the Senior Team have specific areas of responsibility and will act as Person in Charge in absence of the Centre Manager.
Aims and Objectives
To provide a centre which complies with all regulations and provides a safe and secure provision of childcare.

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate that has the vision, energy and commitment.

To apply please click on the links below to download the Rainbow Community Childcare Candidate Pack,  Application Form and Monitoring Form. 

CVs will not be considered either in lieu of the application form or in conjunction with it.

Please direct all queries, Applications and Monitoring Forms to

The closing date for applications is Friday 7th June 2024 at 12 noon.

Applications received after this time and date, will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 17 June.

Rainbow Community Childcare is an equal opportunities employer.