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Early Years Practitioner


Ballyfermot, Dublin 10Dublin


St. Michael’s Pre-School and After-School Service

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Job Description:

St. Michael’s Preschool and After-school Service is located in St. Michael’s National School (a designated DEIS school) located in Ballyfermot.

We offer a sessional pre-school service each morning, Mon-Fri for children aged from 2 years 8 months to school going age.

We also offer an after-school service each afternoon for children from Junior Infants- 6th class who attend St. Michael’s National school.

We are at present recruiting for the following position:

Early Years Practitioner (Full Time- Term Time Position)

Hours: Mon- Friday 8.30am- 4pm (35 hours)

Applicants must have:

Minimum Level 7 qualification in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent.

Excellent interpersonal skills and professional approach to Early Childhood Education and Care.

Training/knowledge of High scope, Aistear & Siolta desirable.

At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

Experience of working with school aged children as well as pre-school aged children.

Excellent organisational skills.

Current First Aid Qualification.

Experience of dealing with challenging behaviours and special needs.

An up to date manual handling certificate is desirable.

Computer skills- knowledge of word is essential and knowledge of publisher is desirable.

A child centred approach to working with children.

Familiarity with pre-school regulations.

Closing Date for Applications is 1 pm on Wednesday 26th February 2020. Short listing will apply.

St. Michael’s Preschool and afterschool service is an equal opportunity employer.


Permanent / Full-time

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