Preschool Educator

First Rung Early Education

First Rung Early Education is a friendly, professional preschool

Please note this job may close at any time, therefore early submission of your application is highly encouraged.

First Rung Early Education is a friendly, professional preschool that uses a play-based curriculum. We are small close-knit team that has the care and welfare of the children at our core. We aim to make the preschool experience a fun and positive for all stakeholders; children, staff and parents. We are a single room service with a good outdoor space where we spend most of our time throughout the year. We run a morning and an afternoon ECCE session.

Job Title: Preschool Room Educator

Job Description:

To supervise, observe, plan and carry out the plans that offer opportunities to extend the children’s experiences, explorations and learning, for individuals and groups, in line with Aistear and Siolta.

To work as a key worker to a group of children.

Actively engage the children in developmentally appropriate learning activities to facilitate the potential development of each child

To promote the safety and wellbeing of the children in a clean, safe, stimulating environment.

To work within a team to plan and implement plans that are age appropriate and tailored to the children within the service.

To work in close co-operation with the other team members and manager.

To communicate effectively with children, staff and parents.

To attend staff meetings and Continual Professional Development (CPD) and other training as required.

The Successful candidate must

Have minimum level 5 in Childcare or early years education

Have more than one year’s experience

Have fluent spoken and written English

Be passionate and enjoy working with children and working towards enhancing their life experiences

Be professional with children, colleagues and families of the children

Be energetic, creative, open to ideas, and enthusiastic

Positions and hours

9 am to 2.30 pm, 5 days a week for term time.

Please apply with CV before 19/08/22

Salary: Depends on qualifications

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