mandy donnelly - playshool leader

Deputy Manager/ Play Leader at Skerries Community Preschool



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Education and Training



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My name is Mandy Donnelly. I am married with three children ( ages 8, 10, 13 years). I live in a town called Skerries in Co. Dublin, Ireland. I am 42 years young. I am a playschool leader in a local Community Based Preschool. I have worked there for 5 years now. I enjoy walking in my free time and am a member of a local Taekwon-Do Academy.

mandy donnelly's Professional Experience

mandy donnelly's Education and Qualifications


Certificate - Marte Meo, Communications Method in Childcare

IPPA, the Early Childhood Organisation.


Certificate - Cache Award for High/scope Approach to Preschool Education.

Childcare Bureau, Coolock, Dublin, Ireland


Diploma - fetac level 5 childcare

swords county dublin


second level/high school education -

St. Dominics' College, Cabra, Dublin, Ireland

mandy donnelly's Additional Information


I enjoy walking. I also enjoy Taekwon-Do, it is good for the body and mind! I hold a green belt in the Art at present.


I am a member of the local school "Parents Association".
I was also a member of the the Community Preschool Committee for 4/5 years before I became an employee.
I am Secretary for the Local Taekwon-Do Club.


I am A Qualified Playschool Teacher, and also qualified as a Special Needs Assistant. (Fetac Level 5 Chilcare).
I also hold a Cache Award in Implementing "The Highscope Approach" in Educating young children.
At present I am studying Fetac Level 6 Supervision in Childcare.

In previous employment I worked as a line operative in a Hosiery Factory, soon progressing to Quality Supervisor, then Quality Assurer. I also Qualified as a Quality Auditor through ISO9000 Quality Assurance. With this training I as leader t of the quality team helped implement the Quality assurance ISO9000 standard in our Hosiery Factory. I left this employment to have my family. Now I am Happily working in childcare and would love to continue in this field.