Mainstream Class Teacher - River Valley CNS

River Valley Community National School, The Riasc Centre, Feltrim Road, Swords, Co Dublin
 Salary:  Teachers Incremental Salary Scale will apply
Teaching   Temporary/Contract/Project
Closing Date: 13/08/2019 Closing Time: 16:00
Recruitment start: 30/07/2019


Job Summary

River Valley CNS is a new school opening on August 29th 2019 with one class of junior infants.
We have been sanctioned for a developing post. This post will be fixed term initially but will become permanent.

We seek a highly motivated, dedicated and positive teacher, who wants to make a significant contribution to the growth and development of our new school. A willingness to participate in the development of whole school initiatives and policies is essential and experience in the infant classroom with a good working knowledge of Aistear is desirable.

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).

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
  • Pupils


  • 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

Key Tasks:

  • To assess pupils’ 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/pupils 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 pupils in the class; and to incorporate information technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with pupils.
  • 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.

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