Childcare Practitioners, Griffeen, Co. Dublin Job at Giraffe Childcare – in Dublin, County Dublin

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for Childcare Practitioners for our centre in Griffeen, caring for children from 6 months to 5 years.

We have a number of positions available caring for the baby, toddler and pre-school age groups.

What We Offer:
Job security

Up to 34 days annual leave including bank holidays and Christmas

Career progression opportunities

Trainee management programme

Ongoing training and development including Manual Handling and First Aid

Enhanced employee benefits including: Bike to Work, Travel Tax Saver Scheme, supplier discounts

Employee gifts: cinema tickets, care packs and so much more

Staff appreciation programme

Staff wellbeing

Staff recognition programme: Employee of the Quarter, Employee of the Year

Talent exchange programme – access to positions across the world

Keep up to date with the leading approaches in early years

Be part of an award winning team

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.

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

Minimum FETAC / QQI Level 5 in Childcare or equivalent

Minimum 1 year’s practical experience in a childcare setting

First Aid, Manual Handling and Food Safety training an advantage

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

A desire to learn progressively throughout your career

Sincere and genuine love of children

We try our best to reply to every applicant, however occasionally due to the number of applicants we will only be able to respond personally to successful candidates. Hopefully you will be one of those. If not, please do feel free to send your CV again for future positions.


About Company

Company: Giraffe Childcare –

Company Location:  Dublin, County Dublin