Part-time Early Years Educator

  • Sunflowers Childcare
  • Lucan, County Dublin
  • 12/10/2018
Part time Early Years Practitioner/Educator

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

As a floating Early Years educator you will work as a key member of the Sunflowers team, responsible for delivering high quality care and learning opportunities for children, based on the needs and interests of those children.

Your duties will include (not an exhaustive list):

  • Supporting the children’s play, and consequently their learning and development
  • Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children
  • Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times
  • Covering for colleagues whilst on annual leave; rest and lunch breaks
  • Preparing and serving food for the children in the service

Roles and Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities

As a floating Early Years educator you will work as a key member of the Sunflowers team, responsible for delivering high quality care and learning opportunities for children, based on the needs and interests of those children.

Your duties will include (not an exhaustive list):

  • Supporting the children’s play, and consequently their learning and development
  • Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children
  • Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times
  • Covering for colleagues whilst on annual leave; rest and lunch breaks
  • Preparing and serving food for the children in the service

The successful candidate must have

The successful candidate must have:

  • Qualification in childcare (minimum QQI level 5) with previous experience working in a busy childcare setting
  • Excellent interaction and communication skills – fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Experience of and desire to be a team player
  • Flexibility, self-motivation, initiative and drive.
  • Experience of dealing with challenging behaviours and special needs.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with the Aistear Curriculum Framework.
  • Full, clean Driving Licence is required.

Hours

Monday 7:30-6:30; Tuesday 12:30-6:30 plus possible additional relief hours

Salary

Depending on qualifications and experience

Qualification Level

Minimum Fetac Level 5