Childcare Vacancies

Childcare Vacancies in Kildare

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The Purple Penguin Creche

Early Years Practitioner

Location: Celbridge, Co. Kildare 

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: The Purple Penguin Creche is currently recruiting Early Years Practitioners to work with Junior Preschool aged 2 – 3 years. Suitable applicants must have a minimum of Level 5 Childcare and at least 1 years experience with this age group.

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week: Permanent, 40 hrs per week

How to Apply: Contact Sandra by email

Closing Date: 14/06/2021

Any Additional Information: Shift work. Uniform supplied. 21 days Holiday.



Funbugs Childcare

Creche Manager

Location: Naas, Co.Kildare

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: 

Minimum FETAC level six on the national qualifications framework • At least two years’ experience in a managerial/supervisory role within early childhood • Knowledge of underpinning frameworks, curriculums, theory and legislation. • Access to own transport and full driving licence • Proven track record as a leader and team player • A sincere and genuine love of children • To be self-motivated and ability to motivate others • Excellent organisational skills and effective communicator • Proficient in IT and high attention to detail • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Excellent use of initiative and ability to cope under pressure • Professional manner at all times 

For full job description please contact

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week: 40 hours

How to Apply: Please forward an up to date C.V to Sinéad Tobin at

Closing Date: 30/06/2021

Any Additional Information

Funbugs Childcare is a purpose built Early Childhood Education and Care setting that offers children aged from twelve months to twelve years fun learning and development experiences. The curriculum is play based emergent that is underpinned by the settings ethos, values and national quality and curriculum frameworks of having a child centred, child-led environment. We are currently inviting applicants to apply for the post of Créche Manager at Funbugs Childcare. Are you an ambitious, driven and self-motivated leader? If so, then this post may be for you.



Tir na nÓg Athy Early Years Learning Centre

Early years Educator

Location: Athy, Co.Kildare

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: 

Due to the growth and expansion of our service we are currently recruiting enthusiastic, passionate and kind educators to join a highly competent, qualified and warm team. The successful candidate should have: · Minimum QQI Level 6 qualification in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent · Two years experience · Be self-motivated and passionate about early learning and development. · Have a strong working knowledge of Aistear and Síolta with the ability to observe, plan and implement meaningful activities and curricula. · Have a playful, fun and caring nature with children. · Be reliable, flexible, organised and trustworthy.

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week

2 x Full time (35-40hours)

1 x maternity cover (Possible extension afterwards) (20-30hours a week)

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and a CV by post to the above address or email

Closing Date: 07/06/2021

Any Additional Information

· We offer ongoing in-house professional development specific to your needs and interests · Offer an employee package with financial incentives and pension contributions · Open-minded management · Award winning service with a drive for quality and best practice care and education · Ongoing support and ongoing opportunities for progression.



Happysteps Childcare

Early Years Practitioner

Location: Ryebridge / Brayton Park Kilcock, Co. Kildare

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: 

Suitable candidates must have Minimum QQI Level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education and be able to offer high standards of quality care to the children in a child friendly environment while maintaining a well organised care room. Be willing to work as part of a team, maintain accurate records, follow the centres policies and foster good relationships with all service users.

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week: Full Time/ Part time

How to Apply: By email Cover letter & CV to

Closing Date: 31/05/2021

Any Additional Information: Mandatory training fully paid for, Christmas bonus, Additional holiday, Discount on staff childcare if required, Continuous personal development to help you reach your full potential and On-site parking.



Little Harvard

Childcare Practitioner

Location: Leixlip, Co. Kildare

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: 

Must hold Minimum FETAC 5 in childcare. Shared staff accommodation in area if required. Must have a passion for working with Children. Good working knowledge if Aistear, Siolta and play based curriculum. Excellent communication and interaction skills. Recruiting for our wobbler and playschool groups.

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week: Permanent - 40 hours per week

How to Apply: Email cover letter and CV

Closing Date: 23/05/2021

Any Additional Information: Promotion opportunities Competitive salary, Continuous professional development, Laya Health care EAP package.




Childcare Practitioner

Location: Maynooth, Co.Kildare

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: 

Fetac level 5 in childcare minimum. -Assist in the daily running of a full day care class. -Meet & Greet Parents & children daily for collection & arrival times. -Be Creative & engage with our emergent curriculum, preparing & completing fun & educational activities. -Be familiar with Siolta & Aistear -Training will be provided.

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week: Permanent, 40 hrs per week

How to Apply: by email to or call 016519595

Closing Date: 04/06/2021

Any Additional Information: Upskill Opportunities available, Team Building ,Extensive Outdoor Area with scope to further develop our Curriculum



Punchestown Montessori School

Assistant Montessori preschool teacher

Location: Punchestown, Naas, Co.Kildare

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: 
QQI/Fetac Level 5 or 6 (Montessori)

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week: Part-time

How to Apply: email

Closing Date: 22/05/2021

Any Additional Information: 



Shining Stars Academy

Early Years Educator

Location: Coneyboro, Athy, Kildare

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: 

The ideal candidate will:

Guide, observe, stimulate and supervise children in a safe and caring environment as part of the childcare team.
Work in close co-operation with the manager, assistant manager and the other team members.
Act as a key worker to specified children.
Ensure the safety, security and well-being of all children in their care.
Assist in the planning and implementation of an age appropriate stimulating programme of activities which will enhance the child’s natural growth and development.
Ensure all quality and safety standards are maintained in the service at all times.

Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum Level 6 in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent. Level 7/8 preferable 

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week: Permanent, 40 hrs per week

How to Apply: Email Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter to

Closing Date: 04/06/2021

Any Additional Information: 40 hour working week on a rotating roster



Naíonra Uí Shionnaigh

Early Years Practitioner

Location: Kildare Town, Co. Kildare 

Job Description / Minimum Requirements: 
ECCE Room minimum Level 6

Temporary / Permanent & Hours per Week: Temporary 20-35 hours per week 

How to Apply: email

Closing Date: 31/05/2021

Any Additional Information: Fluency in Irish preferable or basic to moderate Irish with a willingness to learn.



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