Recruitment

 

The Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) is a cross-sectoral support service under the remit of the Teacher Education Section of the Department of Education and Skills (DES) and is managed by Dublin West Education Centre (DWEC). The PDST offers professional development support to primary and post-primary teachers and school leaders. The work of the PDST contributes to school improvement by providing high quality CPD on curricular and educational issues, fostering reflective practice and ongoing development among teachers and school leaders.

 

 

Amongst the priorities for the Department of Education and Skills for the coming years is the implementation of proposals to improve literacy and numeracy in both primary and post-primary schools. Other key priorities include support for implementing the new Primary Language Curriculum, school leadership, school self-evaluation, health and wellbeing, post primary subjects and programmes and the Digital Strategy for Schools.

 

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR FULL-TIME SECONDMENT POSITIONS IN THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SERVICE FOR TEACHERS (PDST) IN THE SCHOOL YEAR 2019/2020

 

The PDST will form panels from which successful candidates may be appointed as:

 

a) Advisor for Senior Cycle Art

 

b) Advisor for Senior Cycle Computer Science

 

c) Advisor for Post Primary Gaeilge

This is an immediate appointment from 1 September 2019
This advisor will be required to primarily work in the South and South West region – Cork, Kerry, Clare, Limerick and Tipperary

 

For further details on these full time secondment positions including a job description and application form, please go to www.pdst.ie/recruitment. This information is also available upon request from recruitment@pdst.ie

 

Please click on the links in the table below for details on job descriptions and application forms.

 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 23rd May 2019 at 3pm.

 

 

Position Job Description Application Form
Advisor for Senior Cycle Art JD SC Art AF SC Art
Advisor for Senior Cycle Computer Science JD SC Comp Sc AF SC Comp Sc
Advisor for Post Primary Gaeilge JD PP Gaeilge AF PP Gaeilge

 

 

PART-TIME ASSOCIATE POSITIONS

 

We do not currently have any part-time positions available.

 

 

PDST local facilitator positions

If you wish to self-nominate as a local facilitator please e-mail recruitment@pdst.ie. Due to the volume of self-nominations, you will only be contacted if we have a vacancy in the area for which you are self-nominating.

 

Please Note: While the PDST is managed by Dublin West Education Centre, the administration base for the Associate and Local Facilitator Administration (ALFA) is Blackrock Education Centre. For the purpose of any engagement with the PDST, Dublin West Education Centre is the employer and the role of Blackrock Education Centre is an agent for payment only.


 

 

ALFA Online Claims
 
 
Please follow this link to access the current alfaonlineclaims.ie 
 
Please follow this link to access the archived site for 2015/16 claim information  https://alfaonlineclaims.ie/1516/
 
Please follow this link to access the archived site for 2016/17 claim information  https://alfaonlineclaims.ie/1617/ 
 

 

 

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