Kilkenny County Childcare Committee

Kilkenny County Childcare Committee has a vacancy for the following:


Information Officer/Administrative Assistant

Maternity Cover (initial 6-month contract)


The person appointed will have:


  • A third level qualification (Level 7 or higher) in Early Childhood Care and Education or equivalent.
  • Experience of working in the Early Years sector.
  • Good working knowledge of Early Childhood Care and Education policy and practice.
  • Good and up to date working knowledge of the DCEDIY funding schemes including ECCE, NCS and Core Funding.
  • Good and up to date working knowledge of the Hive IT platform.
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written and digital) and organisation skills.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • A strong ability to deal with enquiries from the public.
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a team.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience at Local Authority Grade 4.


Interested applicants are invited to send letter of application and completed application form to [email protected]  before 5pm on Wednesday 11th October 2023.

Role profile and job application form can be accessed via the following link:


Interviews will be held during the week of the 16th October 2023 (subject to change)

Candidates will be short listed based on information supplied.

Kilkenny County Childcare Committee may develop a panel of qualifying candidates for any future vacancies.

Kilkenny County Childcare Committee is an equal opportunities employer.