We are currently recruiting for a Centre Manager (maternity Cover; September to June) to replace owner manager of service. We are a small service located on national school ground. We comprise of 2 classrooms but 4 different groups per day.

What we require from candidates:

  • Have a minimum of  QQI Level 7 in childcare, level  8 preferable
  • Experience in crèche management (advantage but not essential)
  • The ability to lead a team
  • The ability to self-motivate and to meet targets and deadlines
  • Knowledge of Aistear Framework and Siolta Standards
  • Knowledge of all POBAL & DCYA schemes
  • Knowledge of child led/ Emergent curriculum and documentation of the curriculum
  • Ability to work in partnership with parents and staff keeping the child at the heart of what we do
  • Team player
  • Ensure a safe, secure and healthy environment for children, staff and visitors to the centre
  • Strong communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Full clean driving licence with access to own transport

Job Types: Full-time, Maternity cover September 2021 to June 2022


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Management an advantage but full training will be given (1st 2 months is with manager)


Qualification as per the DCEDIY Early Years Recognised Qualifications list

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