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Assistant Early Years Manager - North Dublin


North DublinDublin


Giraffe Childcare

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Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Assistant Manager for our creche centre in the North Dublin area with responsibility for sharing the management duties, including the day to day running of the creche centre and to lead and inspire the staff team with best practice standards. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly driven, experienced, motivated individual with a successful track record within the childcare sector to join our team.

What we offer:

Job Security
Up to 33 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 Cards, supplier discounts
Employee Gifts: Cinema Tickets, Care Packs and so much more
Staff Appreciation Programme
Staff Well Being
Staff Recognition Programme: Employee 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
Part of an award winning team

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibility for developing, delivering and managing the daily operations of the Centre in order to ensure a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for children, in line with all regulatory requirements
In depth knowledge of children’s age and stage appropriate holistic needs and development
Dedicated to raising standards in Early Learning and Education and will role model best practice to an outstanding level
Ability to implement the Company’s Reach Curriculum demonstrating the links between Early Childcare Education, theory and practice in line with the National Framework Curriculum of Aistear & Siolta
Ability to take responsibility to put in to effect all company policy, procedures, health and safety/risk assessment as stipulated in the Childcare Regulations 2006
Effective People and Business Management skills with the confidence and skills to cover all business aspects of the role
Excellent knowledge of and ability to implement child protection policies in line with Children First requirements and guidelines
Lead on the development and evaluation of programmes and activities conducive to culturally sensitive learning environments

Candidates must have the following
A minimum of Fetac Level 6 in Childcare
A minimum of five years in the childcare field and at least two year of these in a management role within Childcare
A strong passion for the needs and development of the individual child
Full clean EU driver’s licence and have access to a vehicle


Amanda Glenn


Permanent / Full-time

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