OUR STAFF
Happy Steps staff receive their All Ireland Centre of Excellence Award, March 2012

We provide high levels of quality childcare by ensuring our staff are suitably trained and qualified. All staff have either completed their Level 5 Childcare Cert or are working towards it. Our Montessori teachers have relevant Montessori qualifications. Our Supervisors have L6 Childcare qualifications.

Our staff are trained and experienced in caring for young children - leading and guiding them and helping them learn about the world around them - and offer consistent support in a secure and loving environment.

Happy Steps StaffThe Manager of Happy Steps receives the award from minister Barry Andrews, 2009

They also know how to encourage children to stretch and challenge themselves to reach development milestones - resulting in a huge sense of achievement for all involved, both children and staff. (And we have some in house experts on toilet training!)

Our Staff are also trained in Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, Manual Handling, Fire Prevention, Food Hygiene, and regularly participate in workshops and courses on such topics as curriculum planning, outdoor play, arts and crafts, additional needs etc.

 

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NDP - National Development Plan 2007-2013

Supported and part funded by the
Irish Government under the
National Development Plan
2007 - 2013
Winner of the All Ireland Centre of Excellence Award 2012

Winner of the All Ireland Centre of Excellence Award - Early Childhood Ireland