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Biology and Agricultural Science Teacher (Maternity Leave Cover 16hpw) required for Ardscoil Rath Iomghain, Rathangan, Co. Kildare - KW440/NOV21

Ardscoil Rath Iomghain, Rathangan, Co. Kildare
 Salary:  Teachers Hourly Rate of pay will apply
Teaching   Maternity Leave Cover
Closing Date: 26/11/2021 Closing Time: 12:00
Recruitment start: 12/11/2021

 

Job Summary

Biology and Agricultural Science Teacher required for required for Ardscoil Rath Iomghain, Rathangan, Co. Kildare - KW440/NOV21 16hpw. to cover a Maternity Leave Vacancy

Duaration of this post December 2021- June 2022

Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board invites applications for the above Part-time teaching post that may arise in School Session 2021-2022. Initial location, duration and provisional hours of work are listed above and may be subject to change. Should more vacancies arise; posts will be filled in the first instance from subject panels created as a result of this recruitment process.

  • This post is a Fixed Purpose Maternity Leave vacancy
  • All appointments are subject to the approval of Department of Education & Skills and the Director(s) of the National Redeployment Scheme.
  • All appointments are subject to registration with Teaching Council of Ireland.  Please submit a copy of your Teaching Council Certificate of Registration in support of your application.
  • Garda Vetting is Mandatory
  • Qualifications, Salary Scale and Conditions of Service in accordance with the regulations of the Department of Education and Skills.
  • Appointment is to Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board.
  • Shortlisting of applicants may take place.
  • Canvassing will disqualify.
  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • KWETB is positive to disability and an equal opportunities employer.

 

KWETB Recruitment Competitions consist of a number of different stages. 

Applicants must be successful at each stage before passing through to the next stage of the competition.  The stages in our competition process are as follows:

 

·        Qualifications Assessment

·        Shortlisting

·        Interview

·        Reference Check

·        Medical Check

 

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who have been successful at all stages of the competition process.

 

Applications for this post should be made online before the deadline of 12 noon on Friday, 26 of November 2021If you have any queries, please email recruitment@kwetb.ie or phone :

Kildare Office: Avril Connolly  at 087-7609276 or   Laura McGrath at 087-3938059

Wicklow Office: Deirdre  Wood at 086 -3834772

 

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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. •To deliver the prescribed curriculum in accordance with KWETB and Department of Education and Skills requirements

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). Registration with the Teaching Council of Ireland



 
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