logo-header
contact TEL: (0)66 - 7127400

Email us | Schedule a Visit

mobile-logo

TEL: (0)66 - 7127400

Email us | Schedule a Visit

Junior Playschool Staff

JP Staff

Early Years Educator (Room Leader): Rachel Barrett

Rachel joined us while on a student placement, while studying FETAC Level 5 Childcare in January 2014 and commenced as Relief Childcare Assistant the following summer.

Rachel has been the Room Leader of Junior Playschool since May 2015. Rachel is currently studying FETAC Level 6 Childcare. Rachel is responsible for the care, education and development of all our children in the Junior Playschool.

 

Acting Room Leader/ Early Years Educator (Assistant): Shannen O’Brien                                                                                                          

Shannen began working in Oakview in September 2015. She has successfully completed her FETAC level 5 training in childcare and FETAC level 6 Special Needs training. Shannen is mainly based in the Junior Playschool room and is responsible for the care, education and development of all our children in Junior Playschool; she ensures that the children’s holistic needs are met each day, in conjunction with the HighScope model of curriculum.

 

Rebecca

Early Years Educator (Assistant): Rebecca Harris

Rebecca completed her work placement with OVC in May 2016. After completing her Honours Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education in the IT Tralee, Rebecca re-joined Oakview in August 2018 as an Early Years educator in the Junior Play room. Rebecca also has experience in performing arts and brings her talents to the Junior Play room. Rebecca is responsible for the care, education and development of all our children in Junior Playschool in line with the High Scope model of curriculum.

 

Early Years Educator (Assistant): Megan O'Halloran

Megan joint the OVC team in Jan 2019 with five years’ experience in the field of Early Years. She has just returned from Abu Dhabi where she has been teaching children aged between 3-5 years’ for the previous two years. Megan successfully completed her Honours Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education from the Institute of Technology Tralee in 2016 and is working alongside the team in Junior Play to ensure that the children’s holistic needs are met each day, in conjunction with the HighScope model of curriculum.

 

Child Protection Officers: Clódagh Moynihan and Joelene Wallace

Health and Safety Officer: Clódagh Moynihan

First Aid Officer: Rachel Barrett

All of our staff receives regular training in High Scope, First Aid, Fire Safety, HACCP, Food Safety Procedures and Manual Handling.

After Schools