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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

StartBright St. Finian's
Afterschool Educators required for StartBright Early Learning Centres
1 x Afterschool Educator 20 hours per week/ 52 weeks
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Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of School Aged Childcare Supervisor at our StartBright St Finian’s 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.

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 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 on Friday 7th October 2022.

Please note short-listing may apply.

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

StartBright Balgaddy
Educational Leader required for StartBright Balgaddy
35 hour week/52 weeks
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Educational Leader required for StartBright Balgaddy

(Lucan) 35 hours per week

Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of Educational Leader 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 7 in Early Years and Education.

The role of the Educational Leader is to work directly with their early years’ service to build on their capacity to deliver high quality, inclusive early childhood care and education for children and families. This role is also a room leader/ supervisor role so experience in a leadership role 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 via email;

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 Wednesday 21st September 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.

StartBright Bawnogue
Educator for StartBright Bawnogue (Clondalkin)
35 hours per week/52 weeks
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Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of Early Years Educator at our StartBright Bawnogue centre, located in Clondalkin for 1 year fixed contract.

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 on Friday 7th October 2022.

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