NEW – Local Jobs Board for Kerry!

Kerry County Childcare Committee are pleased to announce that our local Jobs Board is back! Kerry County Childcare Committee recognize and support the importance of a strong and professional staff team in the delivery of high-quality early years care and education for the benefit of the children in your service.

Post Your Job Vacancy Here

If you would like an upcoming vacancy to be included on this Jobs Board, please send to Kathryn O’Donnell via email Please remember to include: the title of the position, duties involved, qualifications required, and experience needed for the role, preferred method of application and contact details, as well as the closing date for applications (Positions advertised will end after a month unless specified).

Should you require support around recruitment and HR in your service please contact Kathryn O’Donnell, Support & Development Officer on and 0872751760. or at 


If you are looking to secure employment in the early years sector in Kerry, and if you need to verify your qualification is suitable for working in an Early years’ service, please see the details and links below: Is my qualification suitable for working in an Early Years’ Service? Under the Early Years Services Regulations all staff members must hold a recognised minimum qualification at QQI level 5 or above. The DCYA recognised qualifications list is the most comprehensive list currently available at DCEDIY Early Years Recognised Qualifications) If you can’t find your qualification, then the procedure for applying to have your qualification recognised is in the link here: Application Form: Qualification Recognition for work in the Early Learning and Care sector in Ireland which you can do by filling in the application form. If you are unsure or have any questions, please contact us on 0667181582 Please note that any queries, job applications or CV’s are to go DIRECTLY to the Service that is recruiting NOT to Kerry CCC ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Job Vacancies in Kerry

Castleisland Resource Centre,

Church Street, Castleisland. Co. Kerry

Preschool Assistant Required immediately for

Castleisland Resource Centre/Bright Beginnings Preschool

Church St, Castleisland, Col Kerry.

Under the management of St. Vincent de Paul


This is a Specific Purpose Fixed Term Contract until the end of June 2022, 25 hours per week.

Interested candidates can avail of an application form and full job description by visiting . The closing date for all applications is  4pm on Monday January 31st January 2022


All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting

St. Vincent de Paul is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Listowel Family Centre Ltd is currently recruiting for the following positions:

 Childcare Worker (20hrs)

(1 Year Fixed  Term Contract

CV &Cover Letter (max 250 words outlining your suitability for the post)

  • Min Level 5 childcare Qualification or equivalent
  • Min 2 years childcare experience (paid/unpaid)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Polices. Procedures, Childcare Regulations
  • Strong ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Experience of Curriculum development and planning and evaluation


Childcare Relief Panel urgently required also.


Centre Cleaner (minimum 10hrs): CV &Cover Letter (max 250 words outlining your suitability for the post)

(2 positions: 1 year fixed term contract)

  • A high standard of hygiene
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Open, friendly, confidential


CV & Cover letter to be returned

By Post:

Recruitment Sub-committee, Listowel Family Resource Centre, Ballygologue, John B. Keane Road, Listowel, Co. Kerry


By email:

to, subject line Recruitment Sub Committee


Closing Date:

Friday 21st January  @ 5.00pm  (shortlisting taking place on 24th January, Interviews week of 24th January 2022)

Late applications WILL NOT be accepted.


Listowel Family Resource Centre is an equal opportunities employer.


Naíonra Annascaul, Pre School Assistant


Mon to Fri

9.20 to 12.20

Contract Based


Job description

To ensure a safe, secure and healthy environment for the health, welfare and development of the children.
Observe and record children’s progress.
To communicate effectively with children, families and staff alike.
Meet established policies and procedures, creating an environment of best practice.

The successful candidate must have:

Minimum FETAC/QQI Level 5 in childcare is essential (or equivalent recognised by the DCYA)
Experience working in childcare is preferred

Good understanding of the English Language is essential
First Aid, Manual Handling Certified would be an advantage
Currently residing in Ireland
Have the relevant visas & permits to work full-time in Ireland (This does not apply to Irish or EU citizens)

Expected start date: Immediate

Email CV to: or call 0873662344


Little Learners Preschool, Churchill, Fenit ,Tralee.


Job Title:  Childcare Assistant or Leader with qualification a minimum level 5  or 6 in childcare. (morning session 20 to 25 hours per week)

Working with children 3 to 5 year olds , Good communication skills with children , staff and parents, Documenting children’s journals,  attendance book and checklists., Follow routine of the day and assist in planning., Adhere to safety, childcare policies and regulations .


Contact Person: Hannah Mortimer

Contact No. 0872610449



Greta’s Childcare Annascaul are currently looking for staff to join our team.


Applicants must have:

A minimum of Fetac level 5 childcare. FAR First Aid Training and at least two years work experience.   Please email your CV to ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Disclaimer: Please note: Kerry CCC will delete/shred any unsolicited CV’s received either by email or in hard copy.  This page is hosted by the Kerry CCC. The role is purely as a host, please see contact details for each job vacancy advertised, below. Kerry County Childcare Committee provide this Jobs Board as a community service. While the job posts are monitored, we cannot recommend or endorse any entry that has been submitted.