nvitation to Tender for Let’s Grow Together! Infant & Childhood Partnerships CLG: Provider to conduct baseline and follow-up (2-year) assessments of Early Years Services using Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS) and follow-up reporting

Let’s Grow Together wishes to contract the services of suitably qualified and experienced individual(s) or an organisation to carry out baseline and follow-up (2 years’ time) ITERS assessments (up to 10 sessions across 5 days in each instance) in Autumn 2023 in settings located within the Let’s Grow Together catchment area.

The initial contract will involve conducting baseline assessments and developing a report outlining the findings to identify strengths and inform areas of development to improve outcomes for children. This will influence a tailored plan designed by Let’s Grow Together involving training, mentoring and the direction of other resources, building on existing strengths and capabilities of each setting.

At a subsequent timepoint (2 years’ time), a follow-up assessment using ITERS will be conducted to evaluate the impact of implementing the quality improvement measures and supports.


The contract for this piece of work will cover a period from October – December inclusive (start date to be confirmed by mutual agreement) with all aspects of the work, including reporting, to be completed by 8th December 2023.

To apply:

For further details on the organisation, contract and assessment criteria please view the vacancies page.

Additional information may be sought at the assessment phase and before final decision, and the most competitive tenders may be invited for further discussions on their proposals for the purpose of elaboration, clarification and/or aiding mutual understanding.

Let’s Grow Together shall not be liable for any costs and/or expenses incurred in respect of the preparation or the submission of any tender documents or associated material. Lowest tender is not a guarantee of success.

Garda Vetting and/or international equivalent will be required prior to commencement of onsite sessions.

Tender submissions must be received electronically by 1.00pm on Monday, 31st July. Please email to admin@letsgrowtogether.ie

Informal queries in advance of the closing date by email only to kathleen@letsgrowtogether.ie