Job Opportunities in Childcare

Name of Service: Oakview Village Childcare Service & Early Years Support Centre have the following vacanacies:


Job Title(s) & Brief Description of Position(s):

Childcare Supervisor (Maternity Contract)

  • Minimum Level 7 Qualification in Early Childhood or equivalent.
  • Full Time.
  • January Start
  • Familiar with High Scope method of Education.

Ø  Naíonra Room Leader.  (Maternity Contract)

  • Minimum Level 7 Qualification in Early Childhood or equivalent.
  • Full Time.
  • Immediate Start
  • Familiar with High Scope method of Education.
  • Room Leader will be responsible for the day to day running of the room, the paperwork and curriculum planning.

Ø  Full Time Early Years Educator x 2

  • Minimum Level 5 Qualification in Early Childhood or equivalent.
  • Full Time
  • Immediate/ January Start

Ø  Afterschool Assistant

  • Part Time
  • Minimum Level 5 Qualification in Early Childhood or equivalent
  • January Start


*All Candidates must be creative, motivated and have a genuine love for children.

*First Aid & Manual handling will be a distinct advantage.

*High scope training preferred.


Contact Name & Number: Joelene Wallace,




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


Contact Name & Number: Noelia Durà Cabrera, Please send letter of interest and cv to

I Look forward to hearing from you


Job Title: Pre School worker (2) – One position funded under AIM Level 7 for for 15 hours, 5 mornings per week and also someone for 17 hours, 5 mornings per week.


Brief Description of Position:  We are a privately run preschool providing a morning session for a maximum of 22 children. The preschool is situated at O’Brennan’s National School..  We currently have a team of 3 working every morning and are looking for two extra people to join us. The team are very experienced and the service is very supportive with lots of mentors and people with years of experience.

Minimum qualification FETAC level 5 in childcare (full award), with a sense of fun and with a desire and passion to facilitate children with additional needs .

The start date is as soon as possible.



Name of Service:  Buddies Childcare Centre Ballyduff

Contact Name and Number:   Laura Healy or Pari Garcia 066-7148212

Job Title:  Relief staff wanted for Buddies childcare Centre Ballyduff.

Brief Description of Position:  To cover relief work in a busy childcare centre. Tthe  applicant must be flexible with hours and must be able to work with children from 6 months to 12 years old. The applicant must have a minimum of Fetac or QQI Level 5 in Childcare and be willing to undertake Garda vetting.

Apply with C.V to Laura Healy,  Buddies Childcare, Benmore, Ballyduff, Tralee, Co Kerry or email your C.V to:




Name of Service: Greta’s Childcare, Annascaul, Co Kerry

Contact Name and Number: Greta McCarthy, 0879810510

Job Title: Full Time & Part Time Childcare Workers

Brief Description of Position: All applicants must have a minimum of FETAC level 5 Full Award in childcare , Experience of and desire to be a team player, Flexibility, self-motivation, initiative and drive and Excellent interaction and communication skills – fluency in both spoken and written English


Planning, implementing and documenting curriculum
Supporting the children’s play, and consequently their learning and development
Managing and keeping up the learning environment
Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues
Ensuring health, safety and well-being of the children
Maintaining professionalism at all times



Name of Service: Benin Casa Montessori School, Ballyvelly House, Tralee, Co.Kerry

Contact Name and Number:  For further details Please contact Rosie McGrath 0851135041, Or email CV to

Job Title: Teaching assistant position available

Brief Description of Position:  15 hours per week, 9am-12pm, Monday-Friday.  Previous preschool work experience necessary. Minimum early years qualification level – level 6/7



Name of Service: Camp Community Childcare Centre

Contact Name and Number: For further information please contact our Centre Manager, Carol McCormack 066-7130338 , 087-9558190

or by email:

Job Title:  Relief Staff Childcare Workers

Brief Description of Position:  We are currently recruiting Childcare Workers to work in our childcare service, in all care areas of the childcare facility as required.

Essential skills/qualifications required:

  • A professional qualification in childcare is essential. A major award in childcare/early education at a minimum of level 5 or above on the National Framework of Qualifications of Ireland (NFQ) or an equivalent nationally recognized qualification or a higher award in the childcare/early education field.
  • Up to date First Aid Qualification.
  • Applicants must be capable of taking instruction and supervision from room leader where applicable and assist in planning a balanced program of activities.
  • Applicants should possess excellent communication skills with children, parents, the community and outside agencies.
  • Applicants should possess proven ability to work as a team member.
  • The positions are subject to Garda Vetting and previous employment reference checks.




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