Vacancy Details

Early Years Educators - An Naionra Preschool Carrigaline


An Naíonra Preschool Carrigaline are looking to recruit early years educators for flexible cover. Immediate start.

 This role is open to qualified practitioners and students

(due to the temporary arrangement for Student Employment in ELC Settings).


As per the recent announcement by the DCYA, students who are enrolled in a recognized Level 6,7,8 degree, have completed practice placement working with children and have successfully completed 1 year of the degree are eligible to work in a childcare setting until 31st January 2022.

An Naíonra can offer you:

• Competitive salary (based on qualifications minimum €13.50 per hour) • The opportunity to secure a permanent position when fully qualified or if a suitable position comes available.

• Flexible working hours (Morning & Afternoon sessions will be available depending on position to be covered).

Responsibilities of Early Years Educator:


Duties will be discussed in full at time of interview as it will depend on the position that requires cover.

Ability to look after children in a loving & caring manner 

Strong work ethic 

Ability to work as part of a team 

Ability to implement quality early childhood curriculum & creative skills to develop age-appropriate activities 

Good working knowledge of the Aistear curriculum 

Understand & follow TUSLA regulations 

Naturally warm and respectful towards children and their needs         

. Requirements of Early Years Educator:

Candidates must be willing to work with young children aged 3 to 5 years.

Candidates must hold a minimum of FETAC Level 5 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification.


Student applicants must have a Letter of Temporary Permission to Practise from DCEDIY.

 Candidates be willing to provide 2 written references and agree to be Garda vetted. 


  If interested, please send your CV with a cover letter to

  • #38
  • Cork
  • Temporary
  • Full-time
  • 04 Jan 2022