Catherine Kavanagh


Childcare Practitioner

Cork, Ireland

I am a dedicated, enthusiastic worker with excellent communication and teamwork skills, that is experienced in childcare and in supporting people with special needs. Along with my FETAC qualifications and childcare experience, I have additional qualifications in Aistear, Siolta, First Aid (including paediatrics) 2017, Management of Actual or Potential Aggression 2017, Manual Handling 2016, Child Protection (Children First) 2016, Happy Talk 2012, and IPPA/MarteMeo Communication in Childcare 2011.



QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education at College of Management and IT


Fetac Level 5 Childcare at Farrenferris Community College


September 2017- present

Care Assistant at COPE Foundation

Works as part of a team to support people with intellectual disabilities. Assists clients in activities of daily living while enabling them to live an independant life and maximising their potential.

September 2016-June 2017

Manager at Our-House Preschool, Roches Buildings

Managed the daily activities of the preschool while delegating tasks to and supporting childcare practitioners with classroom activities. Communicated with students family members. Managed the accounts and financial aspects of the running of the school.

June 2010-June2016

Childcare Practitioner at Our-House Preschool, Roches Buildings

September 2008- September 2010

Childcare Practitioner at Mayfield Pre-school, Old Youghal Road

  • Updated 5 years ago