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Childcare Assistant

Job details

Job type:Part Time
Date added:24.3.2021
Employer:Stepping Stones Childcare & Pre-School

Job description

- Working as part of a team in our Toddler room catering for children aged between 2 years to 3 years
- The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs
- Working with the Room Leader on planning and preparation of activities, to meet children's individual needs, liaising with parents and keeping of development records and observations
- Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background
- Positive management of children's behaviour
- Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment
- Keeping accident, incident and risk assessment records
- Supervision of meals and mealtimes
- Adhering to the Policies & Procedures of Stepping Stones Childcare and compliance with the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016, Health and Safety legislation and working within guidelines set out by the Siolta/Aistear curriculum framework
- Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the centre
- Cleaning and laundry duties
- Attendance of staff meetings as arranged by the Centre Manager
- Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the Centre Manager

- Minimum FETAC Level 6 in Childcare
- Fluent in English, both verbal and written
- First Aid
- Must be in a position to obtain Garda Vetting

- 30 hours per week
- Salary dependent on experience


Fluent written and spoken english required.

How to apply

Contact person to apply this job is

Bernadette Stepney

Apply with your CV and Cover Letter to email


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