Our Staff

All staff at the Care and Education Academy are qualified. Each staff would have a minimum qualification of FETAC level 5 CHILDCARE.
Over 60% of our staff have a degree in early years education or a higher degree.

Other qualifications / certified training completed by our team include:

  • H. Dip in Early years Montessori Education Level 8 (HETAC)
  • BA Honours degree In Early Childhood care & Education (Level 8)
  • Level 7 Diploma in Early childhood Care and Studies & practice
  • FETAC Level 6 Supervision in Childcare
  • FETAC Level 5 in Nursing Studies
  • Diploma in Montessori Teaching
  • Introduction in play therapy.
  • BA in Montessori Education
  • Certificate in Child Psychology
  • Certificate in Special needs
  • Certificate in Applied Social Studies in Social Care
  • Manual Handling
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Children First –Child Protection
  • Health & Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • HACCP
Recruitment:

At the Care & Education Academy, the management will ensure each staff has gone through our recruitment process.
This includes:

  • Interviews,
  • Reference checks
  • Verification of references
  • Garda vetting

Staff appraisals are held annually.
Staff attend regular training. First Aid and Manual handling training is provided.
There is a designated Child protection officer and deputy in each facility.
There is a designated First Aider and deputy in each facility. It is our policy that all staff have first aid training.
Team meetings are held regularly.