Early Childcare Years Practitioners; Level 5, 6 or equivalent


Glinisk Community Childcare, Glinsk
Glinsk Glinsk (Via Castlerea)
Glinsk Co Galway, CO.GALWAY F45PX24
Ireland

Category
Industry
Education
Job Start Date
01/07/2024
Application Closing Date
07/06/2024
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes Garda Vetting
Pay
From €13 To €18.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time Permanent
Travel
No Travel Required

Job Description
Early Childcare Years Practitioners; Level 5, 6 or
equivalent

Glinsk Community Childcare Centre Caisleán Óir wish to recruit a  Early Childcare
Practitioner. The role is full/part-time positions, additional Hours available within
afterschool area.

 All positions are subject to Garda Vetting, ICPC & Reference Validation
 Competitive pay:  Salary €13 -€18ph (depending on qualifications & experience)
 Employee Benefits: Up to 13 day sick pay in anyone year, Professional development,
Employee Assistance Programme, Career advancement opportunities, Staff Wellbeing
Initiatives.
 Monday - Friday candidates must be available to work afternoons and outside of term
time
 Immediate start following completion of vetting process

Role Responsibilities: (Include, but not limited to)
 To provide excellence in role modelling best practice
 Candidate must be able to work and support our young babies/ toddlers as well as
other age groups.
 To maintain professional boundaries
 To follow the childcare policies, in line with the government guidance and statutory
requirements. This also includes Caisleán Óir policies and procedures.
 To facilitate the role of a Key person for a cohort of children. This involves facilitating
1:1 Key Person- Parent consultations, preparing learning stories/observations and
assessments of learning.
 To support and assist in the provision of high – quality Early Years care and learning
to children aged 0-6 years of age, in a therapeutic community setting.
 Provide the children with, reciprocal interactions with children.
 Support activities to benefit the child while delivering a play-based approach.
 Support children’s holistic development.
 Contribute to the process of Observation & Documentation- Including learning
stories and conducting observations & learning stories for children.
 Build effective forms of Communication among team members
 Liaise with the parents, staff and the inter-agency team where possible. Delivering, a
holistic approach that caters for the children accessing the Early Years Preschool &
Baby-room.
 Engage with opportunities to upskill and access relevant training.

 Engage with Team Meetings and reflective practice.
 To be flexible and adaptable to suit the service needs when required.
 Practice and follow expected hygiene practices involving, good hand hygiene and
using Personal Protective Equipment.

Person Specification
Education;
 Candidates must hold a minimum of FETAC/QQI level 5/6 Early Years qualification
from a recognised body however a level 6/7/8 desired.
 Professional certification in Children’s First, First Aid and Hand hygiene to be
completed during recruitment or induction.
Competences Required
 Good interpersonal skills, team player, clear written and verbal communication skills.
 Committed to meeting the needs of children and parents

Personal Attributes
 Integrity, honesty, confidentiality and builds trust with others, ability to foster and
nurture reciprocal interactions with children & a team player and with flexible
approach

Application Procedure:
To apply, please submit your updated CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant
experience and suitability for the role (full job description on request)
glinskchildcare@gmail.com. The closing date for applications extended to is 5 pm 24 th of
February 2024 , Interviews commencing shortly after. Shortlisted candidates
will be contacted for interviews. Canvasing will disqualify. A panel may be formed for
future positions. Probation period applies to successful applicant.
Join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of children in our community!
Employer
Glinisk Community Childcare, Glinsk
Louise McCahill
Glinsk Glinsk (Via Castlerea)
Glinsk Co Galway CO.GALWAY F45PX24
Ireland
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