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JOB VACANCIES: Two full-time positions going in The Rainbow Castle creche in Portlaoise

There are currently two full-time positions in The Rainbow Castle in Portlaoise. Both of these roles are for an immediate start.


  • Preschool Room leader – Level 7 in Early Years Education
  • Room Leader – Level 6 in Early Years Education

Location: Esker Hills, Portlaoise

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the implementation of activities suitable for different age groups.
  • Work closely with other staff members.
  • Work where required in other areas of the creche & preschool.
  • Assist in the daily duties of the creche & preschool maintenance.
  • Ensure a good standard of hygiene.
  • Attend meetings and undergo training as required.
  •  Follow the Policies & Procedures of the Service at all times.
  • Be aware of Child Protection Procedures and advise manager should you have any concerns about a child.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality – any breach of confidentiality about children or their families will constitute gross misconduct.
  • Be willing to work with children of various ages from babies to afterschool children.
  • Perform a variety of tasks, such as nappy changing, toileting, sterilising, feeding, nap supervision and engaging in play.


  • Experience working in the Early Years Education sector.
  • Appropriate record and documents completion in compliance with the Childcare Regulations.
  • Completion of Astier & Siolta documents.
  • Aware of Play Base curriculum desirable.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Ability, flexibility and willingness to take on other duties or responsibilities as deemed necessary.
  • First Aid, Manual Handling Certified an advantage.
  • An Enthusiastic, creative, passionate individual who enjoys working as part of a team.
  • Flexibility and Punctuality essential.


Hold a minimum Level 6 in Early Years Education for Room Leader Role & Level 7 in Early Years Education for Preschool Leader or equivalents (Reference DYCA Early Years Recognised Qualifications)

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Career progression

To Apply

To apply or for further information please email therainbowcastleapplications@gmail.com or contact Jennifer Foley-Egan on 057 8651020.

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