Ballyogan Family Resource Centre: Childcare Practitioner (Part-Time)

Ballyogan Family Resource Centre is situated in Carrickmines, Dublin 18. We provide a range of social, educational and recreational opportunities for our local community. We offer pre-school and afterschool services for 58 local children on a daily basis Monday to Friday.

Childcare Practitioner Vacancy:

We wish to recruit a Childcare Practitioner to join an established childcare team. This is a part – time position for 21 hours per week, on a 6 month fixed term contract.

Duties include:

  • Adhering to company policies, procedures and operational practices at all times
  • Ensuring the individual needs of children are identified and met
  • Ensuring positive working relationships are developed and maintained with staff, parents, and children  
  • Excellent communication skills – fluency in both spoken and written english


  • Minimum of two years’ experience working in a preschool setting
  • Minimum Qualification: Fetac Level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Pediatric Aid Certificate (essential)
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills

Preferable Training:

  • Manual handling, food safety, fire safety

People who wish to apply for this position must hold a current (under 3 years) satisfactory Garda Vetting Report

To apply: please request an application form from

The application form along with a Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae must be returned by post to:

Colette Farrington (Manager)
Ballyogan Family Resource Centre
The Samuel Beckett Civic Campus
Ballyogan Court
Dublin 18

Phone: 2953219

Closing date for applications is Thursday 26th January 2017 at 5pm

Interviews will take place on the week of the week of the 30th of January 2017

A panel may be formed for future vacancies


Carrickmines, Dublin 18

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