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Jobs: Early Years Practitioner at Ballinderreen Playgroup Ltd

Job Title Company Salary Ref. Status
Early Years Practitioner at Ballinderreen Playgroup Ltd Ballinderreen Playgroup Ltd Negotiable GCC00222 Part Time
Location: Ballinderreen. Kilcolgan, Co Galway.
Date Added: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Start Date for Job: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Job Details

Job Description:
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Be willing to work with children of various ages from toddlers to afterschool children
  • Perform a variety of tasks, such as nappy changing, toileting, sterilising, feeding, nap supervision and engaging in play.
  • Conduct observations of children under the direction of the room leader
  • Follow the policies and 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
  • 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 
Person Specifications
  • Minimum FETAC Level 5 in Childcare
  • Minimum 1 year work experience with different ages of children from toddlers, to preschool and afterschool
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Kindness, warmth and responsiveness to the needs of children
  • Good Communication and Relating Skills with children, staff and parents
  • Knowledge of Aistear, Siolta and the preschool regulations.
  • Current First Aid Certificate desirable
  • Complete Garda Vetting
Salary:€12-14 depending on experience and qualifications
Monday to Friday
How to Apply:
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Tuam Road,
Galway H91 Y6D2, Ireland H91 Y6D2

Tel.: 091 752 039
Email: mail@galwaychildcare.com
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