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Sherpa Kids seeking Childcare Programme Assistant

The Childcare Programme Assistant is responsible to assist the effective management of the day-to-day running of the breakfast and after school Sherpa Kids Programme; making certain that all children attending receive optimal care at all times, with a focus on a safe and secure environment delivered through a structured, well balanced program.

Part-time role (Approx 10 - 20 hours/ week)

Working hours: 7:30 - 9:00 - 13:30-18:30

Qualifications and Skills

Qualifications & Qualities required:

  • Dynamic, self-motivated and enthusiastic with a commitment to delivering high quality care programmes
  • FETAC 5 In Childcare certification (or studying)
  • Experience in working with children delivering safe and stimulating play.
  • Experience in working with children of 4-12 years is considered an advantage
  • Passionate, creative, approachable, adventurous personality
  • Strong ethical behaviour
  • Excellent Communicator with fluent English
  • Garda Vetting Check will be required for all staff which will be undertaken following interview.


We offer our staff:

  • Opportunity to join an international business in Ireland and work with school-aged children
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Opportunity to develop professionally in childcare gradually taking over increased responsibilities
  • Continuous training and development
  • Opportunity to be part of an international team of childcare professionals, liaise and exchange ideas with colleagues at both national and international level

Job Type: Part-time

Part-time hours: 20 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: €13.00 per hour