Early Years Assistant - Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland
A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
18 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Early Years Assistant - Dublin, Ireland

Interested in relocating to Dublin? Work in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities! 

As Ireland’s largest childcare employer, we offer a competitive salary, continuous professional development, support with childcare and exciting career opportunities. We are currently seeking qualified candidates to join our award winning team in Dublin, Ireland.

Role description: 

  • To ensure a safe, secure and healthy environment for the care, safety and welfare of the children
  • Provide for the holistic needs of the children
  • Actively engage the children in developmentally appropriate learning activities to facilitate the potential development of each child.
  • Promote and help maintain an organised, clean, safe, well equipped and culturally sensitive learning environment
  • Observe and record children’s progress
  • To communicate effectively with children, parents and staff alike.
  • Meet established policies and procedures, creating an environment of best practice.

What We Offer:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Work in beautiful, modern, purpose built centres, equipped with age & stage appropriate resources
  • Continuous Personal Development (CPD) realised through our in house Giraffe Training Academy to ensure you reach your full potential
  • Excellent promotional opportunities to advance your career to the next level
  • Staff Benefits Package, which includes pension, extra holiday allowance, educational assistance & eligibility for childcare discount
  • On-going staff reward and recognition for excellence throughout the year.

Qualifications & Experience: 

In order to be successful in this position the applicant must have:

  • Hold a minimum Cache Level 3
  • Minimum 1 year’s practical experience in a childcare setting
  • First Aid, Manual Handling and Food Safety Certified an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A desire to learn progressively throughout your career due to the nature of the industry
  • Sincere and genuine love of children

To apply for his role please forward your C.V and cover letter to careers@giraffe.ie 

If you are selected as a successful candidate, you will be asked to complete a Garda Vetting form (Police clearance).