Early Years Assistant

Cur le Chéile

Jessica’s role is to work directly with the children and also to play an active part in the planning, execution and continuous improvement of the early years programme at Togher Family Centre.

Jessica Kidney has been working at Togher Family Centre since 2017. She is an Early Years Assistant in Cur Le Chéile. Jessica holds a FETAC level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education. She also holds a level 6 qualification as an SNA. Jessica has completed courses in ‘Introduction to Children First’ E-learning Programme, HACCP, Manual Handling, First Aid and Hannen. Jessica’s is committed to building trusting relationships with both children and their families.

Relevant Qualification

Early Childhood Care and Education ( Level 5)

Other Qualifications Include:

  • Special Needs Assistant ( Level 6)

Professional Development

  • First Aid Response
  • Cardiac First Response- Epinephrine
  • Cardiac First Response- Salbutamol
  • Fire Warden Training
  • Manual Handling

  • Certificate in “Introduction to Children First”
  • Child Contact Training
  • Hanen- Encouraging Language Development

Special Interest

Jessica has a special interest in building trusting relationship with children and their families and also providing a setting that both children and their families can feel comfortable and respected in. She is passionate about supporting children and ensuring they are given every opportunity to grow, develop and strive in their holistic development providing them with the experience of being creative, imaginative and engaging in manipulative and physical play.

Service(s) happy to have Jessica Kidney: