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Why you should work with us

We invest in our children, and we invest in our staff too. We work in a safe, creative, and supportive environment. We have developed a comprehensive Staff Learning and Development Programme, ensuring you have all the support you need to deliver the highest quality early learning.
Unlike other childcare services, StartBright is publicly funded and governed by a volunteer Board of Management, and as a result, we are bound by strict professional standards. In other words, we look for the best and brightest talent out there to join our teams.

Current vacancies

School Aged Childcare educators
15-25 hours per week
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Educators required for StartBright Early Learning Centres CLG

1 x Afterschool Supervisor20 – 25 hours per week

5 x Afterschool Educators15 - 20 hours per week

Various roles located in Clondalkin, Lucan & Tallaght due to increasing needs from families during term time and outside term time.

Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of School Aged Childcare Educators across 3 StartBright locations.

We require a dedicated, flexible and enthusiastic individuals who are quality driven and have a child focused approach to school aged childcare and education. Candidates will be flexible to work out of term time (Easter, Summer, Mid terms etc) and work to 6pm.

Desirable - All applicants must have a minimum qualification of FETAC level 5 in Childcare or Equivalent.

Essential - Experience in a School aged childcare setting.

The ideal candidate will have:

·       A sound working knowledge of Síolta & Aistear

·       An inclusive approach to practice

·       Knowledge of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018

·       An understanding and knowledge of the National Quality Framework and of all aspects of operating a quality school aged environment required understanding and knowledge

·       A good knowledge and understanding of child protection and the duties and responsibilities under Children First

·       A good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety legislation

·       Experience of working with parents as partners

·       A flexible approach to their work

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·       An ability to work in partnership with other Educators

·       Prepared to complete a Garda Vetting form and additional mandatory training required forthe role

·       Be naturally warm and respectful towards children & their needs

Interested candidates should send a current CV and cover letter specifically stating the positionapplied for to:

The Manager – manager@startbright.ie

Or alternatively via post to:

The Manager, StartBright ELC Head Office, 1st Floor, ACE Enterprise Park, Bawnogue, Clondalkin, D22

The closing date for receipt of applications is strictly no later than 1pm on Friday the 2)th May 2022.

Please note short-listing may apply.

StartBright Early Learning Centres Company Ltd by Guarantee is an equal opportunities employer.

StartBright Balgaddy
Afterschool Educator for StartBright Balgaddy
15-25 hours per week
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Afterschool Educator required for StartBright Early Learning Centres CLG

StartBright Balgaddy(Lucan)

15 – 25 hours per week

Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of Afterschool Educator at our StartBright Balgaddy centre, located in Lucan.

We require a dedicated, flexible and enthusiastic individuals who are quality driven and have a child focused approach to early childhood education.

Experience in an School Aged Childcare setting is essential.

The ideal candidate will have:

·       A sound working knowledge of Síolta & Aistear (desirable)

·       An inclusive approach to practice

·       Knowledge of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018

·       An understanding and knowledge of the National Quality Guidelines for School Aged Childcare and of all aspects of operating a quality afterschool environment.

·       A good knowledge and understanding of child protection and the duties and responsibilities under Children First

·       A good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety legislation

·       Experience of working with parents as partners

·       A flexible approach to their work

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·       An ability to work in partnership with other Educators

·       Prepared to complete a Garda Vetting form and additional mandatory and quality training required for the role

·       Be naturally warm and respectful towards children & their needs

Interested candidates should send a current CV and cover letter specifically stating the position applied for to:

The Manager – manager@startbright.ie

Or alternatively via post to:

The Manager, StartBright ELC Head Office, 1st Floor, ACE Enterprise Park, Bawnogue, Clondalkin, D22

The closing date for receipt of applications is strictly no later than 1pm on Tuesday 12th April 2022.

Please note short-listing may apply.

StartBright Early Learning Centres Company Ltd by Guarantee is an equal opportunities employer.

StartBright Balgaddy
AIM Educator For StartBright Balgaddy
15 per week 38weeks per year
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AIM Educator required for StartBright Balgaddy

(Lucan) 15 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of AIM Educator at our StartBright Balgaddy centre, located in Lucan.

We require a dedicated, flexible and enthusiastic individuals who are quality driven and have a child focused approach to early childhood education.

All applicants must have a minimum qualification of FETAC level 6 in Childcare.

Experience in an early years setting is essential.

The ideal candidate will have:

·       A sound working knowledge of Síolta & Aistear

·       An inclusive approach to practice

·       Knowledge of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018

·       An understanding and knowledge of the National Quality Framework and of all aspects of operating a quality early years environment required understanding and knowledge

·       A good knowledge and understanding of child protection and the duties and responsibilities under Children First

·       A good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety legislation

·       Experience of working with parents as partners

·       A flexible approach to their work

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·       An ability to work in partnership with other Educators

·       Prepared to complete a Garda Vetting form and additional mandatory training required for the role

·       Be naturally warm and respectful towards children & their needs

Interested candidates should send a current CV and cover letter specifically stating the position applied for to:

The Manager – manager@startbright.ie

Or alternatively via post to:

The Manager, StartBright ELC Head Office, 1st Floor, ACE Enterprise Park, Bawnogue, Clondalkin, D22

The closing date for receipt of applications is strictly no later than 1pm Tuesday 12th April 2022.

Please note short-listing may apply.

StartBright Early Learning Centres Company Ltd by Guarantee is an equal opportunities employer.

Casual Educators required for roles across StartBright Early Learning Centres based in Clondalkin, Lucan & Tallaght
Causal hours
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Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of Early Years Educators at our StartBright Early Learning centres, located in Clondalkin, Lucan & Tallaght.

This role s on a casual basis to cover staff training and other leave requirements and will require flexibility and ability to work at short notice. Possibly suited to applicants who are qualified and currently studying or working part time or for applicants who prefer to work on a casual basis.

We require dedicated, flexible and enthusiastic individuals who are quality driven and have a child focused approach to early childhood education.

All applicants must have a minimum qualification of FETAC level 5 in Childcare.

Experience in an early years setting is essential. Experience in School Aged Childcare is desirable.

The ideal candidate will have:

·       A sound working knowledge of Síolta & Aistear

·       An inclusive approach to practice

·       Knowledge of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018

·       An understanding and knowledge of the National Quality Framework and of all aspects of operating a quality early years environment required understanding and knowledge

·       A good knowledge and understanding of child protection and the duties and responsibilities under Children First

·       A good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety legislation

·       Experience of working with parents as partners

·       A flexible approach to their work

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·       An ability to work in partnership with other Educators

·       Prepared to complete a Garda Vetting form and additional mandatory training required for the role

·       Be naturally warm and respectful towards children & their needs

Interested candidates should send a current CV and cover letter specifically stating the position applied for to:

The Manager – manager@startbright.ie

Or alternatively via post to:

The Manager, StartBright ELC Head Office, 1st Floor, ACE Enterprise Park, Bawnogue, Clondalkin, D22

Please note short-listing may apply.

StartBright Early Learning Centres Company Ltd by Guarantee is an equal opportunities employer.

Testimonial

"I have been working in the company for the past 23/24 years, so I think that says a lot about how much I love working with the children and the company"

"StartBright is a people first service - driven by both the needs of the people we serve and the people on our team."

"I know from listening to other people who work for different organisations that StartBright are doing things right. I'm proud to be a member of the StartBright family, caring for the families in our communities"

"I started working with StartBright ELC 18 months ago and what a journey it has been so far. Each and every one of the staff are welcoming, supportive and passionate about their role and position"

Get in touch

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be part of the StartBright team, we’d love to hear from you. Send your CV and cover letter to manager@startbright.ie , or alternatively you can post it to: StartBright Head Office, Ace Enterprise Park, Bawnogue Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22