Early Years Leader Educator

Website The Nest Creche and Montessori

We are looking for an Early Years Lead Educators to join our team in Santry, Dublin 9. We have competitive salaries based on Qualification & Experience along with bonus payments and other benefits.

Core duties:

To report to the Manager
To act as a positive role model and lead the staff team in the room in the delivery of a programme of the highest standard and in accordance with Aistear and Síolta both indoors and outdoors.
To, guide, observe, stimulate and supervise children in a safe and caring environment as part of the childcare team
To act, if required as a key worker to specified children
Ensure the safety, security and well-being of all children in your care
To adhere to the Child Care 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016, the Child Care Act 1991, and all other relevant legislation and Regulations.
To adhere to good practice guidelines in relation to Aistear, Síolta, and policy documents
Ensure the safety, security and well-being of all children in your care
To ensure all quality and safety standards are maintained in the Service always with specific responsibility for your designated room
To be knowledgeable of all policies and procedures and to follow them accordingly.
Main Job purpose:
To be the lead educator in the room and to take responsibility for ensuring high quality and best practice standards are maintained in the designated room and in the service, generally.
This role involves close co-operation with the Manager and the Early Years
Educators in relation to the overall delivery of service provided by the Service. The post-holder should also understand the links between the service and the various activities provided by the service as part of the overall service management.
The ideal candidates:

Minimum level 6 qualification in Childcare or equivalent if gained outside of Ireland( must be recognised by DCYA to work in childcare in Ireland)
Relevant qualification in Supervision of childcare facility is desirable.
Minimum 3 years relevant experience in Creche facility.
Excellent knowledge of current legislation and standards relating to childcare.
Excellent administrative, organisation and computer skills.
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Candidate must be fully flexible to cover shifts anytime between 7.30am- 6.00pm.

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