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Jobs: Outdoors Early Years Educator

Job Title Company Salary Ref. Status
Outdoors Early Years Educator Newtown Kids Club Ltd Negotiable GCC00402 Full Time
Location: Newtown Kids Club, Abbeyknockmoy, Galway
Date Added: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Start Date for Job: Monday, February 13, 2023
Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday, February 07, 2023

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Job Details

Job Description:
The Early Years Educator will work alongside the staff team in supporting children's holistic learning and development, guided by both the Aistear and Siolta Framework. We are seeking an enthusiastic person, with the ability to plan, implement and document children's learning and development.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for nature and the outdoors and can support the creation of inclusive and purposeful play and learning experiences for the children in each key group.
The role also involves the opportunites for participation in action research projects; study visits; conference attendance as well as other CPD events and activities

Support the Manager and team of educators in planning, implementing and documenting the early years curriculum.
Take responsibility as a Key educator in supporting, caring for, educating and empowering the children in your designated group. 
Work with the manager and staff team to create high quality and inclusive learning environments and provocations for play.
Carry out documentation tasks, including observations, planning templates etc, ensuring children’s learning journals are accurate and up to date. 
Regularly update your professional knowledge and develop skills associated to your role. 
Build relationships and clear communication with parents and families.
Adhere to all policies, procedures and statements of the setting and also to know and meet the requirements of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) regulations 2016.

Essential Criteria 
Minimum FETAC/QQI Level 5 or 6 qualification in ECEC (Early childhood education and care) is essential (or equivalent recognised by the DCEDIY)
Have experience as an Early Year Educator 
A good working knowledge of Aistear & Siolta frameworks 
Excellent level of spoken English
Excellent communication and interest in working with children
An ability to work as a team 
A passion for outdoor, play-based learning
An ability to work in partnership with parents and other educators within the setting to create a home from home environment

Terms of Engagement
Reporting to the Setting Manager / Assistant Manager
Hours of work –Full and part-time options (3-5 days per week).
Starting salary rate €27,100 - €32,250 (€13 - €15.50 hourly) dependent on qualifications and experience
Free childcare for staff members*
Financial support for CPD and furthering qualifications
8.00am - 5.30pm
3-5 Days Monday - Friday
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Tuam Road,
Galway H91 Y6D2, Ireland H91 Y6D2

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