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: 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: North West Clare FRC – Little Deers

Locality: Ennistymon

Hours: Mon - Friday 9.15am – 12.15pm (15 hrs minimum)

Position: Aim Support Worker

Closing Date: 24th September 2021


Name of Service: North West Clare FRC – Little Deers

Locality: Ennistymon

Hours: Flexible 

Position: Relief cover

Closing Date: 24th September 2021


Name of Service: Loughgraney Kids Corner

Locality: Flagmount

Hours: Part Time, 25-30 hours per week

Position: Early Years Educator

Closing date: 17th September 2021

Contact: Lisa at

Name of Service: First Friends Creche

Locality: Gort

Hours: Part-time, 2pm - 5pm

Position: Early Years Educator

Closing Date: No closing date, Vacancy issue on 01.09.21

Contact: Michelle Talty 0877975617

Name of Service: Mary K's Childcare, Preschool & School Age

Locality: Doora, Ennis

Hours: 20 hours per week; 9am-1pm, 38 weeks per year

Position: AIM Support Worker

Closing Date: 16/09/2021


Name of Service: Páistí Beaga Creche & Montessori

Location: Quin, V95 PN82

Hours: Part time/Full Time

Position: Childcare Practitioner

Closing Date: None, Add issued on 03.09.21

Contact: Patricia Hennessy,, 0656825102

Name of Service: Spraoi

Location: Miltown Malbay

Hours: Minimum 5 hours per day, term time contract

Position: Childcare Professional, Minimum Fetac level 5 qualification

Closing Date: No closing date, Add issued on 03.09.21


Name of Service: Nurture Childcare and Early Learning Centre 

Locality: Ennis

Hours: Full time staff member 35-40 hours per week

Position: Childcare Assistant 

Closing Date: No closing date, add issued on the 03.09.21

Contact: Orla McCarthy,

Name of Service: Room to Bloom

Locality: Ennis

Hours: Part-time 12 to 4pm Monday to Friday

Position: Early Years Practitioner, Minimum qualification QQI level 5

Closing Date: Immediate Start

Contact: C.V.'s to be sent to by close of business on Friday 17th of September.

Name of Service: Mother Goose Creche

Locality: Clonfadda, Killaloe

Hours: 9am to 5:30pm

Position: Early Years Practitioner - ECCE

Closing Date: 1st of October

Contact: Roisin Lynch, 061 375666,

Name of Service: Kildysart Kidz Care & Education

Locality: Kildysart

Hours: 35-40hrs per week

Positions: Room Leader(Maternity Leave cover) and Childcare Assistant

Closing Date: 4/10/21

Contact: Lesley Wallace,