Childcare Practitioners, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Giraffe Childcare

We are Ireland's largest and leading Childcare provider

We are currently recruiting for Childcare Practitioners in our Celbridge Centre, caring for children from 6 months to 5 years.


We have a number of positions available caring for the baby, toddler and pre-school age groups.


Our crèche is located in Celbridge, Co.Kildare off the M4 motorway and accessible by many Dublin bus routes from the city centre.




What We Offer:


A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Continuous Personal Development (CPD) realised through our in house Giraffe Training Academy to ensure you reach your full potential
Excellent promotional opportunities to advance your career to the next level
Staff Benefits Package, which includes pension, extra holiday allowance, educational assistance & eligibility for childcare discount
On-going staff reward and recognition for excellence throughout the year


If you are called for an interview. you will also have to complete a Garda Vetting form.


Role Description:


The ideal candidate will:

Ensure a safe, secure and healthy environment for the care, safety and welfare of the children
Provide for the holistic needs of the children
Actively engage the children in developmentally appropriate learning activities to facilitate the potential development of each child.
Promote and help maintain an organised, clean, safe, well equipped and culturally sensitive learning environment
Observe and record children’s progress
To communicate effectively with children, parents and staff alike.
Meet established policies and procedures, creating an environment of best practice.


Qualifications & Experience


In order to be successful in this position the applicant must have:

Minimum Fetac Level 5 in Childcare qualification or equivalent
First Aid, Manual Handling and Food Safety Certified an advantage
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A desire to learn progressively throughout your career due to the nature of the industry
Sincere and genuine love of children


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