Please see below an up to date list of childcare positions available in Tipperary.

If you have a position you would like to add to this list please email:


Brightsparks Community Childcare-  have relief staff postions available with the possibility of part-time work for suitable practitioners.

  • minimum fetac level 5
  • 2 references
  • garda vetting

Apply with CV to: The manager, Brightsparks Childcare, Ballingarry, Thurles .


For any additional information:  052 9154896 EXT2



South Tipperary Development CLG are looking for an Afterschool Assistant (17 hours per week) to work in Under the Tree Afterschool Service, Comeragh View, Ballylynch, Carrick on Suir from September 28th to 2020 to June 24th 2021.The Service Hours are Monday to Thursday only – from 2pm to 5.30 each day. Please apply by sending a CV and a cover note by email to Phil Shanahan, Social Inclusion Programme Manager at

Job Description

Assisting in developing, co-ordinating and directing varied activities in the Afterschool Programme

Reporting to: Social Inclusion Programme Manager

  • Working with the Afterschool Coordinator to implement and maintain services and programmes
  • Developing and delivering activities suitable for children age 5 – 10 years
  • Maintain the Afterschool room and equipment, to ensure the health and safety of children always.
  • Tidy the room before and after service.
  • Shop for afterschool meal/food items.
  • Prepare and serve a light meal for the children.
  • Ensure there is always a high standard of hygiene in the service.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required
  • Become aware of Afterschool policies and procedures and follow them.
  • Become aware of Child Protection procedures and advise Coordinator should you have any concerns about a child
  • Supervise homework activities.
  • Accompany children from the bus and to their home.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct
  • Perform other reasonable and relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time

Person Specifications

  • Keen interest in Childcare
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Kindness, warmth, and responsiveness to the needs of children
  • Good communication with children, staff, and parents
  • Have a sense of humour.
  • Garda Vetting will apply to this position.


Knockanrawley Childcare Centre have 2 positions available.

  • Assistant childcare coordinator and a childcare room leader position
  • Both full time positions

Please contact or 062 52688 for full job specifications.



Cahir Bears childcare centre


Vacancy for AIMS Childcare practitioner


12 hrs approx  per week Tues- Fri


minimum Qualification of childcare level 5


Please email for more information regarding the position




Grangemockler Community Playschool is seeking a relief early years practioner with a minimum level 5 in childcare.

We are seeking someone who is enthusiastic and loves working with children.

Enquiries and letters of application can be submitted to

Closing date is 21/09/20



Vacancy for AIM Staff member in Clonmel.
Montessori/Pre-School Assistant
A busy privately run Montessori Pre-school, situated in Clonmel Town, has a vacancy for a part-time assistant, i.e. term year. Approximately 15 hours per week. Mornings only.
• We operate on a term time (September – June).
• Start date for successful candidate is October 2020. Dates to be confirmed – subject to Garda Vetting and Reference checks.
Job Purpose
• To provide quality early childhood care and education to children
• To, guide, observe, stimulate and supervise children in a safe and caring environment.
• To work in close co-operation with the Manager and the other team members
• To act, if required, as a key worker to specified children
• Ensure the safety, security and well-being of all children in your care
• To assist in the planning and implementation of an age appropriate stimulating programme of activities which will enhance the child’s natural growth and development.
• To ensure all quality and safety standards are maintained in the service at all times
• Maintenance of a safe and hygienic environment
Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum Fetac Level 5 in Childcare qualification or equivalent
• Minimum 1 year’s practical experience in a childcare setting
• First Aid, Manual Handling and Food Safety Certified an advantage
• Excellent interpersonal and communicational skills
• Ensure confidentiality in all areas of your role
• Sincere and genuine love of children
Please submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to
**Position Available**
Early Years Educator
We are currently recruiting for an Early Years Educator in our preschool in Cahir.
Job description:
To provide quality early childhood education to children age range 3-5 years.
To interact, observe and supervise children in a safe and caring environment.
To work in close cooperation with other staff members.
To assist in the planning and implementation of a stimulating programme and activities which will help enhance and support the natural growth and development of the child.
Qualifications and experience:
DCYA Level 5 award essential.
Minimum practical experience of 1 year.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Sincere and genuine respect for children.
First aid certified.
Children first certified.
Please email CV to
Relief Early Years Practitioners required to join our team with strong possibility of full time work.
Must have FETAC Level 5 as a minimum and all posts subject to successful Garda vetting.
Email CV to


Ballymacarbry Montessori School is seeking a temporary relief Early Years Educator for their morning sessional service.  We are based in Ballymacarbry Community Centre which is just 15 minutes drive from Clonmel.

Our service is a sessional Montessori service with 21 children on the roll for 2020.

We are looking for a Educator with a minimum Level 5 QQI qualification who is enthusiastic and loves working with small children!  A working knowledge of Aistear and Siolta preferable.

Garda Vetting will be applied for.

Please send CV and references to or call Clodagh Burke 0861081784 for further information



St Sheelans Childcare, Templemore 

  • Relief staff required.
  • Minimum childcare level 5.
  • Flexible and works well as part of a team

Please email for CV to: or phone 0504 56600 for more details


The Owl and the Pussycat, Ballina

Staff Wanted

We are looking for a new, enthusiastic member of staff to join our team.

Minimum Qualification: QQI Level 5

Full and Part time positions available

Immediate start

Send your CV to or call us on 061-374599


Silver Arch Family Resource Centre

Seeks applications for the following vacancy:

Preschool Assistant for Silver Arch Preschool in Templederry

(permanent position; term time; 20 hours/week)

  • Minimum QQI level 5 in childcare/early education (QQI Level 6 desirable)
  • Minimum of 1 years’ paid experience in a childcare setting
  • Knowledge of the ECCE programme and Aistear Curriculum
  • Knowledge of Tusla Childcare Regulations

For full job description and a copy of the Application Form please call 067-31800 or email:

Please send completed Application Form, marked Private and Confidential to Manager, Silver Arch FRC, 52 Silver Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. E45 P624

CV’s will not be accepted.

Applications must be received by 1pm on Friday, 4th of September 2020

Interviews will take place on Tuesday, 15th of September 2020


 Childcare Manager required for Upperchurch Childcare Facility

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • To administer and manage the service in line with policies and procedures developed by the management committee and meeting the requirements of relevant funding organisations
  • Manage and oversee the childcare service, including direct service provision and day-to-day supervision of childcare workers.
  • Inform childcare workers of policies and procedures in relation to good practice and to encourage and promote adherence to it.
  • Liaise with play leaders re each child’s observation and assessment.
  • Identify training needs for all staff.
  • Encourage and facilitate training and good practice by liaison with relevant agencies e.g. Tusla, County Childcare Committee and National Childcare organisations
  • Report to and attend committee meetings and provide written reports.
  • Co-ordinate and lead staff meetings
  • Carry out any other duties as reasonably requested by Centre Management Committee
  • Ensure that the childcare centre meets the needs of the disadvantaged in the community
  • Recruitment of staff in consultation with Centre Management Committee.
  • Setting up working rosters in conjunction with staff
  • Liaise with parents on a regular basis regarding the ongoing progress and development of their children.
  • To administer and manage the service in line with policies and procedures developed by the management committee and meeting the requirements of relevant funding organisations
  • Liaise with Tusla Early Years Inspectors/ DES Inspectors
  • Liaise with Tipperary Childcare Committee

Personal Specification

  • FETAC Level 6 or higher ( higher desirable)
  • Childcare Management experience
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Administrative and budget management skills
  • Time management
  • Ability to delegate effectively
  • Computer skills
  • First aid skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Record keeping
  • Interviewing and selection of staff
  • Ability to deliver staff induction, job talks and demonstrations
  • Knowledge & understanding of all aspects of childcare centre
  • Commitment to quality
  • Awareness of health and safety issues and legal requirements relating to childcare service
  • Appreciation of need for strict confidentiality
  • Honesty and reliability
  • Good time keeping
  • Willingness to work flexible hours

Closing date for applications : Monday 31st of August

Please send CV to:


Treasure Island Childcare Ltd, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary

pre-school wish to recruit a Temporary full-time early year’s Educator in our service.

Applicants must have: Minimum Level 6 qualification in early childhood care and education.

Experience in a similar setting. Excellent communication and organisational skills.

Excellent punctuality and attendance.

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Service profile Treasure Island is an early education service based in Carrick-on-Suir. The Crèche/Preschool caters for children from 2yrs – school age. 051 645227 Please send CV :
Closing date For applications: 28/08/2020.


Wilmots Childcare Nenagh have positions available for Childcare workers with the following qualifications

  • Minimum level 5 in Early years Education
  • Level 7 or higher in Early years education with at least 3 years’ experience

Please email CV to



Lullabies and Laughter- Full Time Childcare Practitioner Jobs in our preschool and afterschool room.

– Minimum FETAC level 5 in Early Children Education & Care

– A minimum of 2 years’ experience in childcare setting, however training will be provided

– Ensuring positive working relationships are developed and maintained with children, parents & staff, working towards provision of a quality childcare service

– Working as part of a team

– Adhering to company ethos, policies, procedures and operational practices at all times

– Ensuring individual needs of children are identified and met

– Observing children and planning, carrying out and evaluating activities in line with Aistear

– Maintenance of a safe and hygienic environment

– Willing to attend meetings and training workshops if and when required, which can be outside normal working hours.


Please send CV to Mary Hayes at Lullabies and Laughter Creche either by email ( or post to Lullabies and Laughter Creche, Lisvernane, Aherlow, Co Tipperary. You can also phone the creche on 06256550 for further details



Jigsaw Day Nursery are looking to expand our team in Clonmel and have full time positions available for this September.

Candidates should have a minimum Level 5 in Childcare and experience is an advantage.

To apply for these positions please forward your C.V. to

For more information please contact Siobhan on 0526129888.


Position available at Ayle View Creche in Toddler room (maternity cover)

Qualifications: minimum requirement Fetac Level 5 in childcare.

Someone who is enthusiastic and interested in gaining experience in working with children in a childcare setting.

Please e-mail your CV to or call Una on 0876344738.


Grangemockler Community Playschool is now accepting applications for a childcare manager role on a temporary basis with a view to a permanent position. The manager will be required to work directly with children and take care of management duties.

The ideal candidate should be FETAC Level 6 or higher, have up-to-date First Aid training and 2yrs experience in a childcare role is desirable.

References are essential.

Queries/applications to

Closing date Monday 17th August.



The Company:

  • Mullinahone Playgroup is a community run playschool offering two sessional groups per day, 5 days a week to ECCE going children.
  • The playgroup is overseen by a local committee and is run by them in a voluntary capacity through government funding.

The Position: We are looking for a childcare manager that is available fulltime to work in our preschool, the preschool works on a sessional bases with two sessions per day. You would be required to work directly with the children and take care of any management duties. Wages are paid on an hourly rate, fortnightly.



  • The Candidate must have a minimum of FETAC Level 6 in Childcare
  • 2 year’s work experience in a similar role
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Kind, warm and responsive to the needs of children
  • Good communication skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge about relevant legislation and regulation
  • Have good computer skills


  • To take day to day responsibility for children and staff
  • To lead ECCE scheme provision for preschoolers
  • To develop curricula in line with Aistear
  • Attend meetings and undertake training as required
  • Maintain all records as required by Pobal and HSE
  • Revise policies and procedures where required
  • Represent facility during Pobal and HSE inspections
  • Network with appropriate statutory and voluntary agencies

The Location:

  • Mullinahone Community Playgroup Is Located:

Carrick Road, Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary
E41 V6P3


Why Should You Apply:

  • Mullinahone playschool is a small community run ECCE based childcare facility with two other members of staff. It is a fun and relaxed environment to work in with a focus that is all about giving the children the best preschool experience they can have.

To Apply:

  • Please forward all applications to
  • The closing date for applications is Tuesday 4th August 2020.
  • If your application is successful you will be contacted for an interview.