Early Years Educator/Lead Educator

  • The Nest Creche & Montessori
  • 22/06/2023
Full time Early Years Practitioner/Educator

Job Description

The Nest Childcare is a family owned and run childcare company comprising 5 full-day care centres in Dublin. The Nest Childcare has been providing pre-school education for children in Dublin for over 50 years. Our intimate services require staff who are qualified, dedicated and capable. We are a growing business and we want to help develop our staff both personally and professionally and we promote from within. 

We are looking for enthusiastic Early Years Educators/ Lead Educators to join the team. We have competitive salaries based on Qualification & Experience along with bonus payments and other benefits. Full time positions are available with an immediate start.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare Curriculum plans (long-term, mid-term, short-term) based on children's needs, observations, Aitear and Siolta principles
  • Comply with regulatory standards as set by TUSLA
  • Engage positively with children, families and work colleagues
  • Maintain classroom and equipment to ensure health and safety of the children at all times
  • Perform any reasonable duties that may be assigned time to time

The successful candidate must have

  • Must have a Minimum level 5 qualification in childcare, or equivalent if from abroad (recognised by DCYA to work in childcare in Ireland)
  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland
  • Will have, or wish to develop, excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Will preferably have knowledge of Aistear and Siolta
  • Will have the ability to be flexible & work as a team player


Creche opening hours 7:30-18:00, educators working 8 hours shift a day/ 40 hours a week.


Starting from 14.50 per hour

Job Location

Ranelagh Dublin 6

Qualification Level

Minimum QQI/Fetac Level 5