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

 

 

CHIEF FINANCIAL CONTROLLER - DUBLIN WEST EDUCATION CENTRE (DWEC)

 

The Dublin West Education Centre provides training, development and support for teachers and the wider school community and has responsibility for in-service education for teachers in the west Dublin area and, with the Department of Education and Skills, for curriculum initiatives nationally, including the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) and the National Induction Programme for Teachers, www.teacherinduction.ie.

 

The Centre is seeking to appoint a Chief Financial Controller to provide support to the management committee of Dublin West Education Centre and the management teams of the support services under its remit.

 

This new position will provide support to the management committee of Dublin West Education Centre and the management teams of the support services under its remit, with responsibility for financial strategy, financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, interpretation and analysis of financial results and supporting decision making for Dublin West Education Centre.   

 

The job description and application form for this role are outlined in the table below.

 

Applications should be submitted by 5:00 pm on Wednesday February 26th 2020 to recruitment@dwec.ie and interviews for this position will be held on Wednesday March 4th 2020.

 

Position Job Description Application Form
Chief Financial Controller JD DWEC CFC AF DWEC CFC

 

 


 

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR PDST FULL-TIME POSITIONS FOR TEACHERS IN THE SCHOOL YEAR 2020/2021

 

Dublin West Education Centre will form panels from which successful candidates may be appointed to the following full time PDST secondment positions for the 2020/21 school year.

 

Panels will be formed for Team Leader positions in the following areas:

 

  1. Politics & Society and Junior Certificate School programme (JCSP)
  2. Leaving Certificates Sciences and Transition Year

 

Panels will be formed for Advisor positions in the following areas:

 

  1. Politics & Society
  2. Post-Primary Health and Wellbeing
  3. Primary Languages Curriculum (PLC)
  4. Primary Leadership
  5. Post-Primary Leadership
  6. Agricultural Science
  7. Computer Science
  8. Leaving Cert Applied (LCA)
  9. Post-Primary Maths
  10. Post-Primary T4 subjects
  11. Post-Primary Digital Technologies
  12. Applied Maths
  13. Primary PE
  14. Post-Primary Physical Education (PE)
  15. Junior Certificate School Programme (JCSP)
  16. Primary STEM (Gaeilge)
  17. Economics
  18. Accounting / Business / Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)
  19. Classical Studies

 

For full role Job Descriptions and Application Forms, please see the table below. This information is also available upon request from recruitment@pdst.ie.

 

The closing date for applications is Thursday, February 20 2020 at 3 PM.

 

 

TEAM LEADER POSITIONS

 

Job Title

Job Description

Application Form

JCSP and Politics & Society

JD JCSP and Politics & Society

AF JCSP and Politics & Society

Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Transition Year

JD Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Transition Year

AF Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Transition Year

 

 

ADVISOR POSITIONS

 

Job Title

Job Description

Application Form

Politics & Society

JD Politics & Society

AF Politics & Society

Post-Primary Health & Wellbeing

JD Post-Primary Health & Wellbeing

AF Post-Primary Health & Wellbeing

Post-Primary Leadership

JD Post-Primary Leadership

AF Post-Primary Leadership

Agricultural Science

JD Agricultural Science

AF Agricultural Science

Computer Science

JD Computer Science

AF Computer Science

Leaving Cert Applied (LCA)

JD Leaving Cert Applied (LCA)

AF Leaving Cert Applied (LCA)

Post-Primary Maths

JD Post-Primary Maths

AF Post-Primary Maths

T4

JD T4

AF T4

Post-Primary Digital Technologies

JD Post-Primary Digital Technologies

AF Post-Primary Digital Technologies

Applied Maths

JD Applied Maths

AF Applied Maths

Post-Primary Physical Education (PE)

JD Post-Primary Physical Education (PE)

AF Post-Primary Physical Education (PE)

Junior Certificate School Programme (JCSP)

JD Junior Certificate Schools Programme (JCSP)

AF Junior Certificate Schools Programme (JCSP)

Classical Studies

JD Classical Studies

AF Classical Studies

Economics

JD Economics

AF Economics

Accounting / Business / LCVP

JD Accounting / Business / LCVP

AF Accounting / Business / LCVP

Primary STEM (Gaeilge)- advisors to facilitate this area as Gaeilge

JD Primary STEM (Gaeilge) - advisors to facilitate this area as Gaeilge

AF Primary STEM (Gaeilge) - advisors to facilitate this area as Gaeilge

Primary Physical Education (PE) 

JD Primary Physical Education (PE) 

AF Primary Physical Education (PE) 

Primary Languages Curriculum (PLC)

JD Primary Languages Curriculum (PLC)

AF Primary Languages Curriculum (PLC)

Primary Leadership

JD Primary Leadership

AF Primary Leadership

 

 

 

PART-TIME ASSOCIATE POSITIONS

 

 

The PDST does not currently have any part-time positions available.

 

 

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.

 

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