Childcare Practitioner

Crawford Childcare
Glanmire, Cork
€10.50 - €12.00 an hour

€10.50 - €12.00 an hour

Job Summary

Crawford Childcare is looking to recruit an Early Years Educator with a minimum of FETAC/QQI 5 in childcare. The ideal person will be highly motivated, caring and enthusiastic with excellent spoken and written English. We are looking for a flexible and committed person, who can demonstrate a willingness to be a member of our team working to achieve our aims and values in early years education. While experience is desirable, full training will be provided so this position may suit a recent graduate looking to gain experience at a steady pace. Check out our Facebook page and website to gain an understanding of our ethos and values in Early Years Education.

Job Type / Category

Crawford Childcare is a purpose built private childcare facility which opened at the end of 2008. The facility can cater for up to 55 children at any one time. We operate as a full day care service for parents of children aged from 0 to 6 years as well as offering part-time and sessional services. This service is registered with TUSLA and works closely with the Cork County Childcare Committee. Our opening hours are between 7.30am and 6.30pm from Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays and Christmas Eve, 52 weeks of the year. Rosters are usually planned 2 weeks in advance.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Must have a DCYA recognised childcare qualification with FETAC/QQI 5 as a minimum requirement

First Aid, Food Hygiene and manual handling also


Induction prior to commencement,working alongside a mentor initially. Salary review after 3 months.

Bus pass and subsidised training.

Free access to first aid, manual handling and food safety courses for staff with more than 1 year's service.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €10.50 to €12.00 /hour


  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Advanced/Higher Certificate (Preferred)


  • Excellent English (Preferred)
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