Job Opportunities in Childcare


Job Title: Childcare Practitioner

Name of Service: Brosna Childcare

Detail: Part Time (Permanent) Childcare Practitioner required for Full Day Care Childcare Service. Minimum qualification of FETAC Level 5 Childcare (Major Award)

Contact: Email CV’s to Ms Tracey Hawkins,


Job Title: Creche & Preschool Manager (Min. Level 6 FETAC, Level 8 an advantage)

Name of Service: Sneem Community Creche

Detail: Creche & Preschool Manager (Min. Level 6 FETAC, Level 8 an advantage).

This position will be to lead the childcare team and to ensure the smooth day to day running of the facility. The successful candidate will have at least two years experience in a creche / preschool setting, will have good management skills, particularly in relation to staff management focusing on positive motivation.

Excellent communication skills, flexibility and reliability are important for this role.

If you enjoy a challenge, are a motivated and a confident person, if you genuinely enjoy participating in the care of and development of children, and if you work well as a team player and have the necessary leadership skills then this is a role that will suit you.

Crèche & Preschool Assistant- relief staff (FETAC level 6)

This position will be to assist in the day to day running of the creche and preschool, working in a team and to create a friendly, relaxed and safe atmosphere for the children.

Candidates considered will have a minimum of one year relevant work and educational experience.

Contact: Please apply in writing and include the following – letter of application, C.V., copies of qualifications and referees to:

The Chairperson,

Sneem Community Creche


Co. Kerry

C.V’s will also be accepted via e-mail to:

Closing date for applications is Friday 27th October 2017






Name of Service: Tir na nOg Pre School, Ballinorig West, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Detail: We are a privately run preschool providing a morning session for maximum 22 children. We currently have a team of 4 working every morning and are looking for an extra person to join us. The team are very experienced and the service is very supportive with lots of mentors and people with years of experience.  We require a person as relief and also someone for 4/5 mornings. Minimum level 6 , minimum sense of fun and with a desire and passion to facilitate children with additional needs .

Contact: Please send letter of interest and cv for the attentions of Ms Sheila Sweeney to


Name of Service: Kids Korner Montessori , Killarney , Co. Kerry

Detail: 15 hours a week AIM contract  for this year and next year. Must have min level 5 qualification starting November 2017.

Contact: Please send letter of interest and cv for the attention of Ms Sinead McAulliffe (0872900461) to:

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