Twinkl Educational Publishing Ireland Part-time 2024-03-18

Early Childhood Content Editor – Ireland

Location: Remote

Pay Rate: €13.50 per hour 

Contract: 12-month fixed term contract with a view to extend

Hours: 15 hours per week including core hours 10am-2pm two week days per week minimum

Line Manager: Lisa Byrne 

Recruiter: Chelsea Sharman

Closing Date: 1st April 2024

You’ll be helping to build a new team of passionate professionals working flexibly to edit content for Twinkl’s Early Years Irish market. This team will create a wide range of resources for use in Early Years settings in Ireland. This will include planning documents linked to the Irish Curriculum , display materials, activity supports to name a few. For this role, the majority of your time will be spent editing content for content relating to Early Childhood in Ireland.

How you will spend your week:

  • meeting with other Twinkl editors or the Segment Manager to discuss new ideas;
  • editing content for the Irish market;
  • rapidly editing content for current events and educational trends;
  • developing new product ideas with the Ireland Segment Manager and working collaboratively as a team

Ireland is a rapidly growing market for Twinkl. You will have the creative freedom to shape the content we offer to our customers. Our ideal candidate will be going further than editing content by suggesting new product ideas, identifying needs in the Irish Early Years community, sharing their experiences and expertise with others. It is an exciting time for this market. The successful candidate will be vital in ensuring that these ambitious plans for Ireland become a reality. This is a work from home, flexible position, and hours can be agreed between you and your line manager to fit around your current commitments but you should have availability for team meetings during office hours. 

Requirements

To succeed in the role, you will:

  • be a fantastic communicator who thrives when working in a close-knit team;
  • be focused on collaboration, using feedback to make our resources the best they can be;
  • have detailed knowledge of the Irish Aistear Curriculum; also have a good understanding of play pedagogy 
  • be creative and think outside the box. 
  • have good time management and be able to work quickly and effectively. 
  • have an excellent understanding of the needs of educators in Irish Early Years settings. 

In this role, you will learn: 

  • how to edit new educator content for our Irish team, from ideation stage to publication on the site; 
  • remote collaboration, working closely with team members across this market;
  • how to develop greater commercial awareness so we can understand the needs of those we want to help.

We’re are especially interested in anyone who also meets one, or a combination of the following: 

  • Extensive knowledge of the Aistear Curriculum, particularly candidates with experience in using play alongside Irish practice guidance. 
  • At least three years of experience working in an Early Years setting
  • Level 8 BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent
  • The ability to create resources that demonstrate a high standard of spelling, punctuation, grammar, curriculum relevance and factual accuracy. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Creativity and initiative. 
  • The ability to operate fluently between a range of different IT platforms

Please submit a cover letter to help us better understand why you are interested in this position and how your skills and experience will make you successful in this specific role. If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application/selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please include this at the foot of your covering letter. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

Benefits

In return for everything you can bring, we can offer you an exciting role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with plenty of career opportunities. 

Here’s a couple of the things that make Twinkl a great place to be:

  • A friendly, welcoming and supportive culture. We believe work should be fun and always put people before the process. 
  • Flexible working with opportunities to work from home. 
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging – our Employee Network Program includes working groups for LGBTQ+, People of Colour, Disabilities (visible and invisible), Women in Tech and Working Parents. 
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) – Our ever-evolving program includes: Monthly progression reviews, Twinkl’s Management Scheme, commercial awareness training, leadership coaching quads, career chats and mentoring. 
  • Collaboration across continents! You’ll plug into a global team working to help improve the lives of educators around the world.