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 IN THE SCHOOL YEAR 2018/2019
 

PDST has secondment opportunities for two Team Leader roles, as listed in the table below.
 

Team Leaders will lead and manage a team of Advisors, form part of the PDST management team, reporting directly to the senior management team of Deputy Director and the National Director.
 

For further details including job descriptions and application form, please click on the links below.
 

 

The closing date for applications is 3pm on Thursday 13 September.
 

 

Position

Job Description

Application Form

Team Leader Post Primary Maths, T4 and TY

Team Leader PP Maths T4 & TY

 

Team Leader PP Maths T4 & TY (As Ghaeilge)

App Form Team Leader Post Primary Maths T4 & TY
 

App Form Team Leader Post Primary Maths T4 & TY (As Ghaeilge)

Team Leader LCA, JCSP, LCVP and Business Subjects

Team Leader LCA, JCSP, LCVP & Business Subjects

 

Team Leader LCA, JCSP, LCVP & Business Subjects (As Ghaeilge)

App Form Team Leader LCA, JCSP, LCVP & Business Subjects

 

App Form Team Leader LCA, JCSP, LCVP & Business Subjects (As Ghaeilge)

 

 

Part time PDST Associate positions

 

There are currently no positions available.


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PDST local facilitator positions

If you wish to self-nominate as a local facilitator please e-mail alfa@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.

 

Associate and Local Facilitator Administration (ALFA), Blackrock Education Centre, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin 

 

Email: alfa@blackrockec.ie


 

 

 

 

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