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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities for WCFE Students

This section of our webpage will include potential job opportunities for our WCFE students.

Pathways - Training and Recruitment


Early Years Teacher Required

Pathways are a recruitment company run by Early Years Specialists who recruit on behalf of Early Years Services throughout Ireland.

QQI Level 5 in Childcare or Early Years is required for this position.

Excellent Terms and Conditions offered, such as:

  • Discounted Childcare
  • Sick Leave
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Additional annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Send your CV to info@pathwayrecruitment.ie to apply.

Little Acorns Pre-School in New Ross

AIMS Position

Upon official confirmation (within the next few weeks/month) Little Acorns is looking for a suitably qualified preschool teacher to support children with addition needs. The role will be a part time position – 3 hours, 5 days, mornings.

The minimum qualification required is a Level 5 in Childcare. This is a temporary position.

If you are interested, please email littleacorns66@gmail.com

Little Acorns is an equal opportunities employer.

Society of St Vincent de Paul - Senior Childcare Worker (Maternity Cover)

St. Joseph's Childcare Centre, Lower Yellow Road, Ballybricken, Waterford.

The purpose of the Senior Childcare Worker role is to provide quality early childhood care and education to children. The Senior Childcare Worker has responsibility to lead childcare/early education in the classroom. The Senior Childcare Worker assists in the planning and implementation of an age-appropriate, stimulating programme of activities which enhance the child’s natural growth and development including reference to Siolta, the National Quality Framework for early Childhood Education, and Aistear, the National Curriculum Framework. This is done by ensuring quality and safety standards are adhered to and maintained in line with the policies and procedures set out by St. Joseph’s Childcare Centre and governing bodies.

This role works closely with the Childcare Manager and the other team members, the Senior Childcare Worker is a key support to specified children and ensures the safety, security and well-being of all children in their care.

Please contact Childcare Centre Manager for a detailed job description and terms and conditions of this excellent employment opportunity.

FerryFun Childcare & Afterschool Centre

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FerryFun Childcare & Afterschool Centre is a community run childcare Centre based in Ferrybank.

We are looking to is looking to hire a Childcare Educator to cover Maternity Leave from March 2024 until October 2024.

Hours per week: 17.5 hours per week 9.30am-1.00pm

The ideal candidate should have

  • Minimum QQI Level 5 in Childcare
  • Knowledge of Siolta & Aistear
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Be Caring , Kind, nurturing and a have genuine passion for educating young children

Please send your C.V and cover letter to ferryfunchildcare@hotmail.com

Kilmacow Montessori School

We are hiring Early Years Educators to join our AIBF Business ALL-STAR Award Winning School


FULL TIME POSITION: Early Years Educators, NFQ Levels 5, 6, 7, 8

Kilmacow Montessori School, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny

If you are hard-working, enthusiastic and would like the opportunity to explore your own creativity in the Classroom, where every day is a new adventure, Kilmacow Montessori School is the place for you.

Email CV with Cover Letter to: kilmacowmontessori@gmail.com

Or check out our website for more information: www.kilmacowmontessorischool.com

We are also currently selecting a recruitment panel for all NFQ Levels 5, 6, 7, 8

Waterford Childcare Centre

With almost 30 years of valued childcare service provided to families, Waterford Childcare Centre is currently recruiting a qualified and experienced practitioners.
Waterford Childcare Centre is a workplace where enthusiasm for providing quality care and learning opportunities is recognised and where kindness and the wellbeing of others are fostered. We encourage working in partnership with our children, their families, our team of staff, our Board of Directors and associated organisations.

AIM Support Staff Practitioner

Applicants with a QQI Level 5 Major Award in Childcare are invited to apply for this position. The AIM Support Practitioner position is funded by the DCEDIY through Pobal and rates of pay are linked to the T & C of the Access & Inclusion Model and hours of work are linked to our ECCE programme.

Baby Playroom Practitioner

Applicants with a QQI Level 5 Major Award in Childcare are invited to apply for this position. The Baby Playroom Practitioner position is a part-time role linked to the childcare ERO rates of pay.

Recognising the individual needs and strengths of the children attending our service forms the basis of the care and learning we provide within an emergent and inquiry-based curriculum.

If you have the skills, knowledge and experience to be part of our team, please email your CV to info@waterfordchildcare.ie and call 051-353913 if more details are required.

Closing date for receipt of applications is close of business Friday, 25.10.23

Waterford Childcare Centre is an equal opportunities employer.

Mark Warner Recruitment

Mark Warner specialise in Activity and Childcare holidays for both Summer and Winter. We are currently seeking newly qualified team members who would like the opportunity to join our company to become a seasonnaire in one of our beautiful resorts in either Greece or Turkey. We recruit Early Years, Kids Activity Leader, Primary Education at Level 3 and higher. We also have a sports department, that covers Cycling, Tennis, Fitness and Watersports.

If any of your students would be interested in summer work like this, please send your CV to:

Jade Robinson​

Recruitment Consultant



First Steps Pre School

First Steps Pre School Kilkenny City are looking to recruit an AIM Support Worker/Class Leader for October 2023.

Please note that there is a flexible start date.

  • Level 7 or above with a deep interest in Early Years
  • Three years experience in a relevant area
  • Early Years, Social Care, Speech & Language etc
  • Class of 10 children/2 adults
  • Four mornings: Monday-Thursday
  • 8:40-12:40pm (flexible)
  • Contact: Mary Verling
  • Tel: 087 6492389
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