NEW - Local Jobs Board

Current Vacancies in Early Learning and School Age Care Settings in Clare

As an interim measure, while the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) are looking at a longer term national measure, Clare County Childcare Committee (Clare CCC) have set up a local Jobs Board.

This page is hosted by the Clare CCC. The role is purely as a host, please see contact details for each job vacancy advertised, below. 

If you would like an upcoming vacancy to be included on this Jobs Board, please send to by 5pm on Tuesdays. The Board will be updated on a weekly basis. Each vacancy will be kept on the Board for a one month period, unless otherwise advised.

Name of Service: Tiny Tots Montessori

Locality: Ennis 

Hours: Part-time morning positions available 9.30 -12.30. School Term time

Position: Early Years Educator/Room Leader ECCE. Minimum level 6 Qualifications

Closing Date: Immediate start if possible or Negotiable

Contact: 086 1952606  Donna McNamara

Name of Service: Inagh Ark Childcare Centre

Locality: Inagh

Hours: Relief Hours

Position: Relief/Cover

Closing Date: Immediate start

Contact: Jackie at

Name of Service: Tulla Community Preschool

Locality: Tulla

Hours: 20 hours a week. ECCE Term time

Position: Preschool assistant. Minimum qualification level 6

Closing date: End of July/ Start date August 30th

Contact: 087 7742186

Name of Service: North West Clare Family Resource Centre (Little Deers)

Locality: Ennistymon 

Hours: Maternity Leave, 25.5 hours and relief hours available

Position: Early Years Educator

Closing Date: 5pm Friday July 23rd.

Contact: or 086-7933594

Name of Service: Cuddles Early Years Service, Stonecourt

Locality: Ennis 

Hours: 25 hours per week, 38 week contract from September 2021

Position: Early Years Practitioner

Closing Date: Close of business Friday 23rd July 2021

Contact: Please send C.V. and cover letter to

Name of Service: Spraoi Miltown Malbay

Locality: Miltown Malbay

Hours: Minimum 5 hours per day, commencing on term time contract

Position: Childcare Professional. Minimum level 5 Qualification

Closing Date: For applications is Friday the 30th of July, with commencement of work on the 3rd week of August approximately.

Contact: Email:-

Name of Service: Happy Hippo's Creche  

Locality: Cratloe

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Position: Childcare Practitioner with Level 6 Qualification

Closing Date: 31st August 2021

Contact: Email a copy of your cv to

Name of Service: Cairde Beag Creche  

Locality: Kilkee

Hours: Full-time, part-time, flexi hour positions which could range between the hours of 9am - 2pm or 9am - 5pm daily.

Position: Early Years Practitioners, candidates must hold a minimum of Fetac level 6 (or recognised equivalent) in a childcare qualification and have some experience in a childcare setting.

Closing Date: Ongoing. 

Contact: For a full job description and further enquiries, please email, Completed applications to include CV and cover letter to be forwarded to Iyabo Matthew, HR Dept., CLDC, Unit 1 Westgate Business Park, Kilrush Rd, Ennis, Co. Clare or 

Name of Service: Lissycasey Laugh and Learn 

Locality: Lissycasey

Hours: Full-time and Part-time Hours

Position: Early Years Practitioners, must have a minimum Fetac Level 5 Childcare qualification, experience in the pre-school childcare sector, be fluent in spoken and written English, and have own transport.

Closing Date: 13th August 2021

Contact: Please apply with C.V. and a cover letter to: Fiona Cleary, Laugh and Learn, Lissycasey, Co. Clare or e-mail to