Childcare Manager/ Lead Room Educator

Kilkerrin Community Playschool

We are seeking to recruit a Childcare Manager/ Lead Room Educator to commence work in early January. It would desirable if the successful candidate would be in a position to commence prior to the Christmas vacation to allow the smooth handover of the role.

The hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 2pm.

Suitable applicants must have:
– Minimum Level 6 qualification – Level 7 + an advantage
– Minimum 2 years in a supervisory role in a childcare setting
– Ability to Ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the service while also lead room educator.
– Ability to maintain scheme organisation such as ECCE records using the Early Years Hive program
– Ability to maintain records and other documents required for inspection purposes.
– All essential training courses must be up to date such as First Aid, Manual Handling, Fire Safety and
Infection Control etc.
– Full knowledge of TUSLA regulations and requirements and the ability to facilitate TUSLA inspection.
– Ability to ensure that high standards of health, safety and hygiene are maintained in line with the
health and safety legislation.
– Ability to apply for funding schemes and appropriate supports and complete all administrative
– Knowledge of Aistear and Siolta curriculum.
– Access to own transport and full driving licence
– Proven track record as a leader and team player
– A sincere and genuine love of children and assuring that the safety, welfare and needs of all children
are always met.
– To be self-motivated and ability to motivate others.
– Manage staff and ensure adequate staffing of the facility
– Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
– Proficient in IT and high attention to detail
– A creative personality and be able to promote strong relationships between staff, children, and

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

How to Apply: Please attach a copy of your CV to before the 5th December 2022.

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