Careers


We are always on the lookout for energetic, motivated childcare professionals to join our enthusiastic team. If you believe you have what it takes fill the form on the right and select your CV in PDF or Word format to upload to us for review.

We currently have openings for the following positions:

  1. Junior Childcare Assistants
  2. Senior Childcare Assistants
  3. Pre-school Teachers - Leaders

Specifications


Junior Childcare Assistant.

Description:

Work with the Senior Childcare Assistant to ensure the smooth running of your room and to ensure the welfare of the children at all times. To keep the Senior Childcare Assistant and Manager informed of any issues that may arise. To ensure standards of health and hygiene are maintained.

You will ensure that all policies & procedures are followed including daily administrative requirements. You will have the willingness to work in other parts of the branch when required and will conduct general cleaning duties of the unit when requested.

You will have great communication skills, warm and caring personality, great rapport with adults and children alike. You will be enthusiastic with a ‘can-do’ attitude and have a good sense of team spirit.

Requirements:

  • Starting, attending or completion of a childcare qualification from a recognised childcare college leading to a Level 5 qualification.
  • Some experience with childcare is an advantage
  • Some knowledge of the required industry Health & Safety standards.
  • Starting, attending or completion of First Aid certificate
  • Starting, attending or completion of Manual Handling certificate
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent Salary
  • Ongoing Staff Training
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Excellent Working environment in a new modern centre
  • Educational Assistance
  • Future Pension Scheme

Pre-school Teacher (Leader)

Part-time Sessional (9am-12pm or 2pm-5pm)
Full-time

Description:

Caring for children aged 3+. Working with the manager to ensure the smooth running of the Pre-school room. To ensure the welfare of the children in your care. You will have great communication skills, warm and caring personality, great rapport with adults and children alike. Working with the manager to develop and maintain the Pre-school program with themed weeks, achieving annual programmes on time, organising outings

Requirements:

  • A Level 7 or 8 childcare BA qualification. See NFQ (eg. BA in Early Childhood Education) is required.
  • Minimum 3 Years (post qualification) work experience is required. i.e. You graduated on or previous to 2009
  • To be self motivated and ability to motivate others
  • Good organisational skills
  • Computer skills an advantage
  • To be flexible and a team player
  • Initiative and ability to cope under pressure
  • Professional manner at all times
  • Paediatric First-Aid an advantage
  • Competent in Arts & Craft.

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent Salary
  • Excellent Working environment in a new modern centre
  • Ongoing Staff Training
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Pension Scheme

Senior Childcare Assistant.

Description:

Work with the Manager to ensure the smooth running of your room and to ensure the welfare of the children at all times. To keep the Manager informed of any issues that may arise. To ensure standards of health and hygiene are maintained.

You will need to cover for the manager if requested. You will need to support the juniors, trainees and work experience staff. You will work very closely with the manager on all issues relating to your room.

You will ensure that all policies & procedures are followed including daily administrative requirements.

You will have great communication skills, warm and caring personality, great rapport with adults and children alike. You will be enthusiastic with a ‘can-do’ attitude and have a good sense of team spirit.

Requirements:

  • Min of Level 5 childcare qualification. See NFQ (eg FETAC Level 5) essential.
  • Min of 1 to 2 years childcare experience essential.
  • Well versed on industry Health & Safety standards, Policies and Procedures.
  • Manual Handling certified
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional manner at all times
  • Paediatric First-Aid an advantage

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent Salary
  • Ongoing Staff Training
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Excellent Working environment in a new modern centre

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