Post Primary and Further Education Teachers for Academic Year 2017/2018

Dublin, Ireland   Temporary/Contract/Project
Closing Date: 31/10/2017 16:00   Teaching
Salary:  See Description for Details


Job Description

Nature of Contract: Whole-time, Pro-Rata and Part-Time

Job Location: We are advertising a number of teaching posts that may arise in the ETB’s Schools/Colleges for the commencement of 2017/18 session.

All vacancies are subject to the Directors of Redeployment agreeing to the posts being filled.

Applications received will be valid for consideration up to 1 November 2017.

Phase 1 of Shortlisting will commence on 1st May
Phase 2 of Shortlisting will commence on 1st July
Phase 3 of Shortlisting will commence on 1st September

Conditions of service are determined by the regulations of the Department of Education and Skills.

Working Relationships:
• Principal and school management team.
• Members of the teaching staff
• Other members of the support staff
• The CEO and administrative staff of the ETB
• Students

• Parents and local community
• Department of Education & Skills
• Teaching Council

The remuneration offered is the Common Basic Scale plus qualification allowances where appropriate as determined by the regulations of the Department of Education & Skills.

Job Objectives

Primary Function:
The role of the teacher is to educate in accordance with the Teaching Council’s Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, to provide learning and support, as appropriate, and to teach the curriculum subject area(s).

Key Tasks:
• To assess students’ learning needs, design and implement programmes of instruction based on these individual needs.
• To engage with the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Curriculum at classroom and school level.
• To maintain a positive and co-operative working relationship with school management, other members of staff, pupils/students and the wider school community.

Skills Required

Person Specification/Profile:
Essential Requirements:
• Current Registration with the Teaching Council of Ireland.
• The academic qualifications, enthusiasm and confidence needed to teach the subject area.
• The skills needed to prepare and deliver enjoyable and effective lessons using teaching strategies that provide for the needs of all students in the class; and to incorporate information technology to enhance teaching and learning.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to communicate effectively with students.
• A professional approach and the ability to work co-operatively and effectively with colleagues to develop professional relationships.
• Continually improve his/her professional knowledge and practice.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Be actively engaged members of his/her profession and the wider community.

Teacher Competency

1. Professional Knowledge (Comprehension of Content and Pedagogy)

2. Professional Practice (Instruction & Classroom Environment, Planning & Preparation)

3. Professional Development

4. Professional Values & Relationships

5. Contribution to the School and Community (Extra-curricular / other competencies)

Further information on these competencies is available in the attached document.
In the application form you will be asked to outline, in no more than 200 words, one relevant example of how and where you have displayed each of these competencies.
It is therefore recommended that you keep a copy of this job description open while completing your application. (PDF version available to download).

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