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First Steps Creche & Pre-school - Room Leader

First Steps Creche & Pre-school - Room Leader

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Job description:

Title– Childcare Room Leader Full-time

Permanent position – 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday


Based at – First Steps Creche, Parish Centre Grounds, Ballybeg, Waterford

Start Date – To be confirmed

Job Purpose – To undertake the responsibility of leading a team to deliver a holistic child-centred program under the guidance of the National Quality Frameworks, Aistear and Síolta and in line with First Steps Creche child centred vision.

Qualification & Experience:

  • The ideal applicant will hold a certification for a major award in childcare/ early education at a minimum of level 7 on the National Framework of Qualification of Ireland (NFQ) or an equivalent nationally recognised qualification.
  • Two years post qualification experience of working in an early years setting.
  • Leadership experience, First Aid, Manual Handling, Child Protection are an advantage but not essential as training will be provided if necessary.

Personal Specifications:

  • Commitment to high-quality early education.
  • The ability to work in collaboration with a dedicated team.
  • Highly motivated to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A professional and enthusiastic disposition.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development.


Salary: €15.75 - €17.00 per hour. (Top range for Level 7/8 with a minimum of two years experience)

Core duties and a full job specification is available by request at [email protected]


Closing date for application is Tuesday 24th January 2022 with a view to holding interviews end of January / start of February 2022.