The application process for the increased ECCE capitation, funded by DCYA, in recognition of the leadership and mentoring role that will be delivered by the Inclusion Co-ordinator, during the 2018/2019 pre-school year is now open.
To apply a service provider, must be or employ a graduate from the Leadership for Inclusion (LINC) in Early Years Programme who has agreed to take on therole and responsibilities of an Inclusion Co-ordinator in their pre-school setting.
Applications must be made electronically via the Programmes Implementation Platform (PIP).
An ECCE provider, who is or employs an existing graduate i.e. graduated in 2017 can apply immediately.
An ECCE provider, who is or employs a new graduate i.e. graduating in October 2018 can apply when final exam results have been notified by Mary Immaculate College (expected mid- Sept)
Please note if an Inclusion Coordinator is on extended leave i.e. maternity, sick leave at the beginning of a pre-school year, an application should only be submitted once the Inclusion Co-ordinator returns to the pre-school setting.