Childcare Assistant (September- July) (Contract/Part-time)

Castle Road, Raphoe
22 (Monday to Thursday)
Raphoe Community Playgroup
June 21, 2024

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Job Description

Raphoe Community Playgroup is looking for an Early Years Educator for a Childcare Assistant position to join our well established team.

Responsibilities – Day to Day – As a Childcare Assistant the ECCE room, you will be a key member of the Raphoe Community Playgroup team, responsible for delivering high quality care and learning opportunities for children, based on the needs and interests of those children.

Duties will include:

·         Planning, implementing and documenting an Aistear-led, play-based curriculum

·         Supporting the children’s play, and consequently their learning and development

  • Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues
  • Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times
  • Having fun and preparing enjoyable learning experiences
  • Willing to Be Garda Vetting

Qualifications Required

Skills – Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Qualification in Childcare (minimum QQI level 5)
  • Fun nature and kind personality
  • An enthusiastic attitude to working with children.
  • Excellent interaction and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aistear (NCCA), Siolta and the preschool regulations.
  • Must be Motivated and a Team Player.
  • Experience is an advantage
  • Willing to up skill and take part in further training.

Experience Required


Further Information

Expected start date: 02/09/2024

Expected end date 01/07/25

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for the post please email your C.V before the closing date to

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