How to find the best jobs and apply...
How to find the best jobs and apply easily on Smashing Career


Early Years Educator Job at Giggles Crèche Ltd – in County Offaly

Job Description

Giggles Crèche Portalington are currently recruiting for the following positions:

An Early years Teacher with a level 7 or 8 qualification in Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Teaching and Learning.

An Early Years Teacher with a minimum level 5 qualification in Early Childhood Education. Previous experience in an early years setting an advantage.

The ideal candidates would be enthusiastic & creative with a passion for Early Years education and a genuine love of working with children. Have excellent communication skills, the ability to engage, support and build positive relationships with children. Provide a warm nurturing environment supporting a child led/play based curriculum. Work in partnership with colleagues and parents.Have a good understanding of The Aistear curriculum & Siolta standards. Be flexible with working hours and work well both independently and as part of a team.

Salary scale based on qualification level and experience.

Job Types:

Full-time position:

38-40hrs per week

Relief Position

We also have a relief/casual position covering staff leave. A minimum evel 5 qualification in Early Childhood Education required. Must have flexibility to work both mornings and afternoons up until 5.30pm, Be adaptable and willing to work with different age groups in different rooms depending on where cover is needed.

Regulatory Requirements

-To be eligible to work in an Early Years setting you must have a full minimum level 5 Childcare qualification. (SNA only is not recognised for Early Years services under current regulations) All recognised qualifications are listed on the DCEDIY website. If your qualification isn’t listed you can apply to the DCEDIY in order to have it recognised

-Garda vetting required & applied for through our service.

-If you have lived outside of Ireland for 6 months or more you will need police vetting from the country you have lived in.

-All candidates must be able to provide 2 written references that can be verified by phone.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €10.50-€15.50 per hour


COVID-19 considerations:
All guidelines for Early Years settings are implemented.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • County Offaly: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Advanced/Higher Certificate (required)


  • FETAC/QQI Level 5 (minimum) in Early Years Education (required)

About Company

Company: Giggles Crèche Ltd –

Company Location:  County Offaly

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 80 MB.

About Giggles Crèche Ltd -