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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

Early Years Educators requiredfor StartBright Early Learning Centres
Full Time & Part Time positions available
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Due to increased enrolments for preschool, Afterschool and AIM supports at our Early Learning Centres, applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of Early Years Educators at our StartBright Early Learning Centres.

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 5 in Childcare.

Experience in an early years setting is essential.

Experience in School aged childcare is also 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) Regulations2018

·       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 the10th September 2021.

Please note short-listing may apply.

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

StartBright Balgaddy
Early Years Educators required for StartBright Early Learning Centres CLG
15-20 hours
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Applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of Early Years 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 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

The closing date for receipt of applications is strictly no later than 1pm on Friday the 10th September 2021.

Please note short-listing may apply.

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

StartBright Greenhills
Relief Educator for StartBright Greenhills (Tallaght)
Relief hours / 38 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 Greenhills centre, located in Tallaght.

This role is 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 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 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

The closing date for receipt of applications is strictly no later than 1pm on Friday the 10th September 2021.

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) x2
20-35 hours per week
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We require two dedicated, flexible and enthusiastic individual, who is quality driven and has 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.

Further information can be found here www.activelink.ie/node/83986

If you wish to express interest in this opportunity please forward your CV and Cover Letter to manager@startbright.ie

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

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