Creche Staff

Childcare Recruitment is the only recruitment agency in Ireland focused exclusively on placing professionally qualified NFQ Level 7 to Level 8. experienced and pre-vetted childcare staff. We help crèches, kindergartens and Montessori schools, both large and small, who need a safe and secure recruitment solution.

As an industry leader in sourcing and vetting European candidates, we have extensive experience of the skillsets, aptitudes and personal characteristics necessary for a successful future in the early years sector.

For over a decade, we have partnered with our clients standing firm against the pressures caused by significant underfunding in the sector. We have seen first-hand the challenges and frustrations of so many talented and experienced child care staff, business owners and managers.

Childcare Recruitment:

    • Our pre-selection and hiring process has been developed over a decade for the mutual benefit of both candidates and employers. Our candidates are typically qualified to NFQ Level 7 to Level 8.
    • All candidates are interviewed twice before presenting them to you as potential employees. We only work with candidates who are committed to a long-term career in their profession.
    • We provide the most in-depth and insightful candidate profiles of any agency in the sector.

Our In-depth Candidate Profiles Includes:

    • An in-depth Childcare Recruitment Application Form and CV.
    • An introductory video.
    • Verified proof of education and qualifications. Our candidates’ qualifications range from NFQ Level 7 to Level 8.
    • 2 verified references from separate referees.
    • Confirmation of Garda / Police vetting and a clean criminal record.
    • Health Check
    • First Aid certified.

In addition, all our European childcare candidates:-

    • Have diplomas and degrees in early education or childcare from their home country.
      Have experience as qualified teachers, nannies and early educators for crèches, kindergartens and Montessori schools. They are typically qualified to NFQ level 7 and level 8.
    • Are DCEDIY cross-checked to ensure that they are a suitable placement for your role.
      Currently live in Ireland or have previously lived here. They are familiar with Irish culture, lifestyles and values making them a perfect addition to your established team.
    • Have intermediate English (minimum).
      Are looking for full-time positions only.
      Are available to start work immediately or within an agreed time frame.
      If required, we can source teachers and nurses with experience in working with autism, special needs and pediatric care.
Childcare Staff Recruitment from the EU

In a competitive marketplace, embracing the qualified professionals just beyond our own shores makes good business sense. However, it’s important to work with an agency that has proven credentials and experience working with European candidates. We have partnered with a select network of European agencies for over a decade, bringing qualified and experienced childcare staff to Ireland. In short, our candidate pool is drawn from the most talented candidates in Ireland and in Europe, who are suitable for both small crèches or larger childcare and early education settings.

Specialized Needs

Crèches, kindergartens, Montessori schools and families may have additional, specialized requirements. We can also source teachers and nurses with experience in working with autism, special needs and pediatric care.

Recruitment Options

As specialist childcare recruiters we are able to offer a number of options, depending on your requirements.

Individual placements: If you simply need to add an additional team member we can recommend outstanding candidates for your childcare setting.

Multiple placements: You may need to expand your team with multiple placements or to backfill a number of positions urgently. We will work with you to coordinate and streamline your recruitment drives ensuring that your positions are filled with minimal disruption to the quality of your service delivery.
We also conduct Europe-wide recruitment drives for Irish childcare businesses, both large and small.

Recruitment Options

Quality candidates, pre-vetted with full profiles ensures a fast, reliable and secure recruitment choice. We offer a fixed-fee per placement or a tailored pricing dependent upon whether you are hiring one individual, multiple candidates or need a recruitment drive. For further information on our available candidates or to discuss any aspect of your recruitment needs, please call us today on +353 214742115 / +353 21 463 4558 or email us on

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