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Jobs: Early Years Educator

Job Title Company Salary Ref. Status
Early Years Educator Clifden Community Playschool Negotiable GCC00503 Part Time
Location: CLIFDEN COMMUNITY PLAYSCHOOL, The Old Boy's School, The Low Road, Clifden, Co. Galway
Date Added: Monday, September 11, 2023
Start Date for Job: Monday, September 11, 2023
Closing Date for Applications: Monday, September 25, 2023

Job Details

Job Description:
The Early Years Educator is responsible for the care and education of children aged 2 years and 8 months to  6 years old. The ideal candidate will have a passion for early childhood education and be able to create a stimulating and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow.


Plan and deliver a variety of activities that promote children's development in all areas (physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language)
Provide individual and group care for children
Observe and assess children's development
Work with parents and families to support children's learning
Maintain a safe and clean environment
Complete required paperwork and reports

Qualifications and Experience:

QQI Level 5 qualification in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent
1+ years of experience working with children in an early years setting
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Commitment to early childhood education


€13.00 per hour (standard rate)
€15.50 per hour (graduate rate)


Part-time hours (12 to 24 hours per week)


Competitive salary
Pension scheme
Paid annual leave
Sick leave
Training and development opportunities

If you are a passionate and caring individual who is looking for a rewarding career in early childhood education, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. Please send your CV and a cover letter to clifdenplayschool@gmail.com
9am to 1pm or 12pm to 4pm
Monday to Friday
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Galway Childcare Committee
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Tuam Road,
Galway H91 Y6D2, Ireland H91 Y6D2

Tel.: 091 752 039
Email: mail@galwaychildcare.com
Registered Charity Number: 20047535

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