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 POSITIONS IN THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES FOR TEACHERS (PDST) IN THE SCHOOL YEAR 2019/2020

 

There are currently a number of potential PDST full-time secondment opportunities for the following positions:

 

The PDST will form panels from which successful candidates may be appointed as Advisors to the following teams for the 2019/20 school year:

 

  • Senior Cycle Computer Science
  • Junior Certificate Schools Programme (JCSP)
  • Post Primary Digital Technologies
  • Post Primary Mathematics (This advisor will be required to primarily work in the North West region – Mayo, Sligo, North Roscommon, Leitrim, Donegal and Longford)
  • Primary Health and Wellbeing

 

All Job Descriptions and Applications Forms are available to download at the bottom of this page.

 

Please note, being placed on the panel is not a guarantee of appointment to a position. 

 

This information is also available upon request from recruitment@pdst.ie.

 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 12th September, 2019 at 3:00 PM.

 

 

PART-TIME ASSOCIATE POSITIONS

 

The PDST currently have some part-time Associate positions available for Economics and various subjects for LCA.

 

Please click here to Apply.

 

Information is also available upon request from recruitment@pdst.ie.

 

The closing date is Friday 13 September, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

 

 

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.

 

Click here for information on ALFA Online Claims.