Early Years Practitioners

  • Little People's Academy
  • 25/01/2021
Full & Part Time Early Years Practitioner/Educator

Job Description

Little People's Academy (Hill Street, Dublin 1); are actively seeking dynamic early-years professionals to join our dedicated team. If you have a minimum of a QQI level 5 in childcare with relevant childcare experience, excellent communication skills, a good up-to-date knowledge of early-years policy and enjoy working as part of a team; we invite you to apply for this role.

Roles and Responsibilities

* Be willing to work with children of various ages

* Perform a variety of tasks, such as nappy changing, toileting, sterilising, feeding, nap supervision and engaging in play.

* Conduct observations of children and plan for their learning

* Follow the policies and procedures of the service at all times

* Cleaning, tidying and storage of equipment and toys after use

* Co-ordinate the implementation of activities suitable for different age groups

* Maintain room, and equipment, to ensure the health and safety of children at all times

* Ensure a good standard of hygiene

* Organise materials and toys to the benefit of children

* Support children’s developments – emotional, social, physical and cognitive in carrying out activities

* Attend meetings and undergo training as required

* Be aware of child protection procedures 

* Maintain strict confidentiality

* Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time

The successful candidate must have

Minimum FETAC Level 5 in Childcare

Minimum 1 year work experience with different ages of children

Ability to work as part of a team

Kindness, warmth and responsiveness to the needs of children

Good Communication and Relating Skills with children, staff and parents

Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations 

Will be required to complete a Garda Vetting


Full-time contract - 40 hours per week, part-time contract - 20 to 25 hours per week


Full time €440 - €520 per week gross, depending on qualifications and experience

Qualification Level

Minimum Fetac Level 5