Employment

Committed to quality education and care in stimulating and progressive environments.

We are always on the lookout for energetic, motivated childcare professionals to join our enthusiastic team. If you believe you have what it takes fill the form and select your CV in PDF or Word format to upload to us for review.  Applicants must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 5 (or equivalent) in a childcare qualification.

Start Date: Immediate start.  This is a full-time, permanent position – 42.5 hours per week.

We are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our team of dedicated childcare professionals at our full day care service in Leopardstown.

Candidates must be willing to work with babies and young children.

Role: To assist with the managing of day to day organisation of the service.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To take day-to-day responsibility for the service including children and staff
  • To ensure high standards of care at the service
  • Support staff in curriculum development & documenting the curriculum
  • Ensure individual children’s records are kept up to date.
  • Undertake training as required.
  • Comply with all regulatory standards as set out by Tusla, DES and in the Tigers internal audit.
  • Help manage all records as required by Pobal, Tusla, and HSE.
  • Adhere to Child Protection Policy of the service and report any concerns.
  • To develop and promote positive relationship with parents.
  • To be able to take charge and direct children and staff in case of emergency.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Ensure adequate food supplies are on site.
  • Building links with the community.
  • Organising and hosting events, i.e. charity events, parents evenings, coffee mornings, community visits etc.
  • Assist in the preparation of Preschool Graduation ceremony.
  • Support students / volunteers, liaise with 3rd level educational bodies.
  • Be aware of Diversity, Equality & Inclusion – ensure all children are represented in the environment ie. materials, equipment, language used etc.
  • Carry out and assess fire drills.
  • Ensure HACCP paperwork is kept and maintained.
  • Support staff in their daily responsibilities.
  • Maintain/increase numbers for the coming term/year.
  • Ensure adequate cleaning / housekeeping supplies are kept & orders sent to the office at the end of the month.
  • Attend, arrange and contribute to meetings (weekly team meetings, monthly managers meetings).
  • Support manager & team.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Candidates with a Level 8 childcare qualification (or recognised equivalent) are preferred.  All candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 6 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a senior childcare position.

Candidates with a Level 8 childcare qualification (or recognised equivalent) are preferred.  All candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 6 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a senior childcare position.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting

30 hours per week (1-7pm), Monday to Friday. Commencing September 2018.

Candidate will be based in our after school service in Tyrrelstown, Dublin 15.

Role: To manage the day to day organisation of the centre

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To take day to day responsibility for children & staff.
  • To lead ECCE scheme provision for pre-schoolers & curriculum (where applicable).
  • To ensure high standards of care at the centre.
  • To develop curricula in line with Aistear, Siolta, ITERS and ECERS.
  • Support staff in curriculum development & documenting the curriculum.
  • Ensure Keyworker System is in place and records are kept accordingly.
  • Ensure records of children are up to date.
  • Ensure a good standard of hygiene.
  • Attend and arrange meetings (weekly team meetings, monthly managers meetings).
  • Undertake training as required.
  • Revise policies & procedures as required and liaise with Office with regard to same.
  • Adhere to Child Protection Policy of the service and report any concerns.
  • Prepare long term, medium term and short-term plans.
  • Effectively market and promote the group.
  • Manage a budget & maintain accounts where required.
  • Maintain all records as required by Pobal, the HSE and Tusla.
  • Network with appropriate statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • Ensure group is adequately insured and all safety equipment is maintained and regularly serviced i.e. fire equipment etc.
  • To develop ongoing positive relationships with parents.
  • To co-ordinate recruitment, induction, appraisal and training requirements for staff.
  • To be able to take charge and direct children and staff in case of emergency.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Ensure adequate food supplies are on site.
  • Ensure Healthy Food Policy is implemented.
  • Maintain/increase numbers for the coming term/year.
  • Responsible for ensuring correct fees are being billed.
  • Liaise with Accounts Department to ensure collection of outstanding fees.
  • Liaise with members of the wider community, bringing members of the community into the service setting for educational purposes.
  • Working with/alongside professional bodies such as AIM/Better Start – working as part of a multi-disciplinary team i.e. with speech & language therapist, Early Years Specialists etc.
  • Developing & maintaining documentation of curriculum & learning for the purpose of DES inspections.
  • Comply with all regulatory standards as set out by Tusla, DES and in the Tigers internal audit.
  • To organise & hold open days/induction days for new clients each school year.
  • Organising & hosting events – includes ‘bring your parent to school day’, parent/teacher meetings, parents as volunteers, coffee mornings, parent evenings, charity events, community visits.
  • Assist in preparation of pre-school graduation ceremony.
  • Support students/volunteers, liaise with 3rd level educational bodies.
  • Be aware of diversity, equality & inclusion – ensure all children are represented in the environment i.e. materials, equipment, language used etc.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time.

All candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 6 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a similar role.  Candidates will be required to work at Breakfast Club.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Role Description:

As Quality Manager you are responsible for ensuring the quality of our centres is kept at the highest possible standard by carrying out internal audit checks on our Early Years, Pre-School and After School childcare centres.

You are responsible for mentoring recent Level 8 graduates and identifying any training needs specific to their continued learning and development at Tigers Childcare.

In addition, you are responsible for identifying the training needs of our staff as a whole.

You will report to the Operations Director who will agree the scheduling of your audit inspections with you.

Main challenges of this role are the delivery of high-quality childcare and education, providing professional leadership and support to staff at Tigers Childcare, whilst promoting positive relationships with children, parents and other colleagues, including external parties.

The candidate will travel between our 14 centres in Dublin and Ashbourne to carry out their internal audit inspections and provide mentoring/support.

Responsibilities and Duties

Your duties as Quality Manager will include, but not be limited to:

  • Supporting and mentoring our team of educators in the development of enriched learning environments
  • Supporting and mentoring recent Level 8 graduates in conjunction with their line managers.
  • Identifying training needs of our educators and working with Head Office to arrange same.
  • Monitoring and assisting in curriculum planning ensuring each service has in place the highest standard curricula in line with Tigers’ ethos, Aistear, Síolta and any regulatory requirements.
  • Preparing for Tusla, DES & EHO inspections.
  • Developing action plans as required.
  • Carrying out internal audits, ensuring Tigers Childcare continues to meet regulatory requirements together with our own internal policy & procedures.
  • Working with Head Office to ensure that Tigers’ policy documentation is up to date and implement changes as necessary.
  • Working with Head Office to implement any changes in procedures.
  • To attend out of working hours’ activities, to include training, staff meetings, parents’ evenings and special events as required.

Critical Competencies

  • Communication skills
  • Team work
  • Building & maintaining relationships
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility & adaptability
  • Problem solving

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience working in an early years setting, preferably in a supervisory or leadership role.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of inclusive early childhood education and care
  • Understanding and experience of ITERS and ECERS rating scales.
  • Understanding and experience of social inclusion and disability issues
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to provide mentoring and coaching services
  • Proficient in MS packages e.g. Word, Excel, together with knowledge of G Suite.

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum third level qualification at Level 8 (or equivalent) on the National Framework of Qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Drivers Licence with suitable means of transport.

To apply please email your cv and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Garda Vetting will be submitted for all candidates.  Two written references and a copy of your qualification certificate must be provided at interview stage.

Position 1: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Permanent role. Immediate start.

Position 2: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Permanent role. Immediate start.

Position 3: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Permanent role. October start (Maternity Contract).

Position 4: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Start date: Immediate start.

Early Years Educator Role Description:

To support and assist in the provision of full time day care of the highest quality, in a holistic setting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Be willing to work with children of various ages from babies to after school children.
  • Perform a variety of tasks, such a nappy changing, toileting, sterilising, feeding, nap supervision and engaging in play.
  • Conduct observations & learning stories for key children.
  • Follow the policies & procedures of the service at all times.
  • Cleaning, tidying and storage of equipment and toys after use.
  • Co-ordinate the implementation of activities suitable for different age groups.
  • Maintain room and equipment to ensure the health and safety of children at all times.
  • Ensure a good standard of hygiene.
  • Organise materials and toys to the benefit of children throughout the day.
  • Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  • Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Perform school collections as per collections policy.
  • Weekly planning & emerging interests.
  • Floor books & interest tables.

Candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 5 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a similar role

Start Date: September 2018

Hours: 15 hours per week.  9am – 12pm, Monday to Friday.  This is a term-time contract and will run September 2018 – June 2019 in line with the ECCE pre-school calendar year.

Role:

To support and assist in the provision of a pre-school service of the highest quality, in a holistic setting.

Role Description:

·         To assist the child to integrate as fully as possible into pre-school life.

·         Duties will be tailored to the needs of the assigned child/children.

·         Enable assigned children to become more independent.

·         Conduct observations & learning stories for assigned children.

·         Follow the policies & procedures of the service at all times.

·         Cleaning, tidying and storage of equipment and toys after use.

·         Maintain room and equipment to ensure the health and safety of children at all times.

·         Ensure a good standard of hygiene.

·         Organise materials and toys to the benefit of children throughout the day.

·         Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities.

·         Attend meetings and undergo training as required.

·         Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.

·         Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.

·         Perform school collections as per collections policy.

·         Weekly planning & emerging interests.

·         Floor books & interest tables.

·         Comply with all regulatory standards as set out by Tusla, DES and in the Tigers internal audit.

·         Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 5 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Start Date: September 2018

20 hours per week, Monday to Friday during school term (September – June)

Pre-School Room Leader Role Description:

To manage the day to day organisation of the pre-school room.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To take day to day responsibility for children & staff.
  • To lead ECCE scheme provision for pre-schoolers & curriculum.
  • To ensure high standards of care at the centre.
  • To develop curricula in line with Aistear, Siolta, ITERS and ECERS.
  • Ensure Keyworker System is in place and records are kept accordingly.
  • Ensure records of children are up to date.
  • Ensure a good standard of hygiene.
  • Attend and arrange meetings (weekly team meetings, monthly managers meetings).
  • Undertake training as required.
  • Revise policies & procedures as required and liaise with Office with regard to same.
  • Adhere to Child Protection Policy of the service and report any concerns.
  • Comply with all regulatory standards as set out by Tusla, DES and in the Tigers internal audit.
  • Effectively market and promote the group.
  • Maintain all records as required by Pobal, the HSE and Tusla.
  • Network with appropriate statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • Ensure group is adequately insured and all safety equipment is maintained and regularly serviced i.e. fire equipment etc.
  • To develop ongoing positive relationships with parents
  • To co-ordinate recruitment, induction, appraisal and training requirements for staff.
  • To be able to take charge and direct children and staff in case of emergency.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Preform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Ensure adequate food supplies are on site.
  • Ensure Healthy Food Policy is implemented.
  • Maintain/increase numbers for the coming term/year.
  • Responsible for ensuring correct fees are being billed (where applicable).
  • Liaising with Accounts to ensure collection of outstanding fees (where applicable).
  • Perform school collections as per Collections Policy (where applicable).
  • Weekly planning & emerging interests.
  • Floor books & interest table.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Candidates with a Level 8 childcare qualification (or recognised equivalent) are preferred.  All candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 6 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Start Date: September 2018

15 hours per week, Monday to Friday during school term (September 2018 – June 2019).

Pre-School Assistant Job Description:

Role: To support and assist in the provision of a pre-school service of the highest quality, in a holistic setting.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct observations & learning stories for key children.
  • Follow the policies & procedures of the service at all times.
  • Cleaning, tidying and storage of equipment and toys after use.
  • Maintain room and equipment to ensure the health and safety of children at all times.
  • Ensure a good standard of hygiene.
  • Organise materials and toys to the benefit of children throughout the day.
  • Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  • Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Perform school collections as per collections policy.
  • Weekly planning & emerging interests.
  • Floor books & interest tables.
  • Comply with all regulatory standards as set out by Tusla, DES and in the Tigers internal audit.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 5 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Start Date: September 2018

15 hours per week (1-5pm, Monday to Friday)

AFter School Assistant Role:

Assisting in developing, co-ordinating and directing varied activities involved in the After School Care Programme

Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Collaborate with the Manager for the purpose of implementing and maintaining services and/or programmes.

·         Co-ordinate the implementation of activities suitable for this age group.

·         Maintain room and equipment to ensure the health and safety of children at all times

·         Ensure a good standard of hygiene.

·         Attend meetings and undergo training as required.

·         Be aware of all policies and follow same,

·         Be aware of Child Protection procedures and advise manager should you have any concernts about a child.

·         Supervise homework activities.

·         Accompany children to and from school.

·         Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.

·         Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as assigned from time to time.

·         Perform collections as per Collection Policy

·         Carry out weekly planning to include themes, observations, keyworker system.

Candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 5 in a Childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a similar role. Experience with children of school-going age is preferable.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Start Date: September 2018.

Candidate will be based in our after school service in Clonsilla.

15 hours per week (1-5pm) Monday to Friday.  Role commences in September 2018.  Candidates will work at Breakfast Club and After School Care.

After School Assistant Role: Assisting in developing, co-ordinating and directing varied activities involved in the After-School Care Programme including Breakfast Club.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Manager to implement and maintain services and/or programmes.
  • Co-ordinate the implementation of activities suitable for this age group.
  • Maintain room and equipment to ensure the health and safety of children at all times
  • Ensure a good standard of hygiene.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  • Be aware of all policies and follow same,
  • Be aware of Child Protection procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Supervise homework activities.
  • Accompany children to and from school.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as assigned from time to time.
  • Perform collections as per Collection Policy
  • Carry out weekly planning to include themes, observations, keyworker system.
  • Comply with all regulatory standards as set out by Tusla, DES and in the Tigers internal audit.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac Level 5 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and must have relevant experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

 

Start Date: 27 August 2018

10am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.  Permanent role. 

Candidate will be based our full day care facility in Ridgewood, Swords.

Early Years Educator Role:

To support and assist in the provision of  full time day care of the highest quality, in a holistic setting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Floor books & interest tables.
  • Ability to carry out child centred observations, including learning stories and share them with both children and families.
  • Strong awareness of and confidence in child protection regulations and Children first. Including the ability to analyse sensitive situations and create strategies and action plans where necessary.
  • Ability to assist n the design and implementation of a holistic, child centred curriculum for children aged between 3 and 5 years.
  • Ability to plan and assess all aspects of the curriculum and observations through Síolta and Aistear; the National Curriculum Framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lámh; Communication Augmentation Sign System.
  • Providing a child centred and exciting environment for children to explore each day.
  • Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  • Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Weekly planning & emerging interests.
  • Floor books & interest tables.

Candidates must hold a minimum a level 5 qualification in childcare and have at least 1 year experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Start Date: July 2018

All positions 40 hours per week.  Permanent roles. 

Candidate will be based our full day care facility in Leopardstown, Dublin 18.

Early Years Educator Role:

To support and assist in the provision of  full time day care of the highest quality, in a holistic setting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Floor books & interest tables.
  • Ability to carry out child centred observations, including learning stories and share them with both children and families.
  • Strong awareness of and confidence in child protection regulations and Children first. Including the ability to analyse sensitive situations and create strategies and action plans where necessary.
  • Ability to assist n the design and implementation of a holistic, child centred curriculum for children aged between 3 and 5 years.
  • Ability to plan and assess all aspects of the curriculum and observations through Síolta and Aistear; the National Curriculum Framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lámh; Communication Augmentation Sign System.
  • Providing a child centred and exciting environment for children to explore each day.
  • Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  • Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Weekly planning & emerging interests.
  • Floor books & interest tables.

Candidates must hold a minimum a level 5 qualification in childcare and have at least 1 year experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Start Date: Immediate start

All positions 40 hours per week.  Permanent role. 

Candidate will be based our full day care facility in Leopardstown, Dublin 18.

Early Years Educator Role:

To support and assist in the provision of  full time day care of the highest quality, in a holistic setting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Floor books & interest tables.
  • Ability to carry out child centred observations, including learning stories and share them with both children and families.
  • Strong awareness of and confidence in child protection regulations and Children first. Including the ability to analyse sensitive situations and create strategies and action plans where necessary.
  • Ability to assist n the design and implementation of a holistic, child centred curriculum for children aged between 3 and 5 years.
  • Ability to plan and assess all aspects of the curriculum and observations through Síolta and Aistear; the National Curriculum Framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lámh; Communication Augmentation Sign System.
  • Providing a child centred and exciting environment for children to explore each day.
  • Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  • Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Weekly planning & emerging interests.
  • Floor books & interest tables.

Candidates must hold a minimum a level 5 qualification in childcare and have at least 1 year experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Start Date: July 2018

All positions 40 hours per week.  Permanent roles. 

Candidate will be based our full day care facility in Leopardstown, Dublin 18.

Early Years Educator Role:

To support and assist in the provision of  full time day care of the highest quality, in a holistic setting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Floor books & interest tables.
  • Ability to carry out child centred observations, including learning stories and share them with both children and families.
  • Strong awareness of and confidence in child protection regulations and Children first. Including the ability to analyse sensitive situations and create strategies and action plans where necessary.
  • Ability to assist n the design and implementation of a holistic, child centred curriculum for children aged between 3 and 5 years.
  • Ability to plan and assess all aspects of the curriculum and observations through Síolta and Aistear; the National Curriculum Framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lámh; Communication Augmentation Sign System.
  • Providing a child centred and exciting environment for children to explore each day.
  • Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  • Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Weekly planning & emerging interests.
  • Floor books & interest tables.

Candidates must hold a minimum a level 5 qualification in childcare and have at least 1 year experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.

Start Date: Immediate start

Candidates will be based our full day care facility in Balgriffin, Dublin 13.

Early Years Educator Role:

To support and assist in the provision of  full time day care of the highest quality, in a holistic setting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Floor books & interest tables.
  • Ability to carry out child centred observations, including learning stories and share them with both children and families.
  • Strong awareness of and confidence in child protection regulations and Children first. Including the ability to analyse sensitive situations and create strategies and action plans where necessary.
  • Ability to assist n the design and implementation of a holistic, child centred curriculum for children aged between 3 and 5 years.
  • Ability to plan and assess all aspects of the curriculum and observations through Síolta and Aistear; the National Curriculum Framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lámh; Communication Augmentation Sign System.
  • Providing a child centred and exciting environment for children to explore each day.
  • Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  • Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Weekly planning & emerging interests.
  • Floor books & interest tables.

Candidates must hold a minimum a level 5 qualification in childcare and have at least 1 year experience in a similar role.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@tigerschildcare.com.

Candidates must provide 2 x written references and copy of qualification certificates at time of interview.

Candidate details will be submitted for Garda Vetting.