If you enjoy working with children and helping to provide a fun, safe and educational environment where you can make a difference, then this may be the position that you’ve been searching for.
Childhood Matters Early Years is an award-winning crèche located in the heart of Blackrock, Cork. Dedicated to providing high-quality childcare, interactive learning and memorable experiences.
We are looking for a highly motivated childcare practitioner to inspire and be part of a fantastic team.
This is an excellent chance to join a friendly, vibrant and dynamic team environment.
CONTRACT: 30 HRS. +
START DATE: OCTOBER 2022
Salary: €13.15-€14.15 per hour
Develop and deliver curriculum founded on crèche’s philosophies whilst following childcare regulations and National Standards for Pre-school services.
Create positive learning environments including resources based on child-led learning.
Develop strategies to guide positive children’s behaviour.
Build good, open communication with children, families and staff.
Participate in team meetings and review meetings and report to Team Leader.
Observe and record children’s development and behaviour using electronic portfolios.
Ensure the learning environment is clean, hygienic and safe.
Ensure that all information relating to children, their families, staff colleagues, etc are treated in a thoroughly professional manner, in accordance with the principles of confidentiality, data protection legislation, and Freedom of Information.
A naturally warm and respectful approach to children’s individual needs and development
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Dependable, responsible, punctual
Knowledge and understanding of Aistear and Siolta
Experience in building curriculum and lesson plans
Ability to use own initiative
WHY WORK FOR US?
Professional Development and Training opportunities provided: In-house or external online courses, formal further education support
Health Costs Payback Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
FETAC/QQI Level 6 (required) / Level 7(preferable)
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply: Please submit a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org