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 secondment positions

 

Opportunities for Full-Time positions in the Professional Development Services for Teachers in the school year 2017/2018 

 

The Professional Development Service for Teachers will form panels from which successful candidates may be appointed to full time secondment positions for the 2017/18 school year for a range of primary and post-primary subjects and programmes (see below). 

 

Advisors will provide local, regional and national professional development and support for teachers and school leaders in priority educational areas. 

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

 

The closing date for applications is 3p.m. on Friday 31 March 2017.

Position

Job Description

Application Form

Open to

Advisor for Health and Wellbeing (Post-Primary)

Job description

Application Form

Post Primary only

Advisor for Physical Education (Post-Primary)

Job description

Application Form

Post Primary only

Advisor for Post-Primary Subjects and Programmes

(please see the application form for  the full list of subjects/programmes)

Job description

Application Form

Post Primary only

Advisor for Embedding ICT in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (Primary and Post-Primary)

Job description

Application Form

Primary and Post Primary

Advisor for Leadership (Primary and Post-Primary)

Job description

Application Form

Primary and Post Primary

Advisor for Primary Language Curriculum/Gaeilge

Job description

Application Form

Primary

Advisor for Primary Numeracy

Job description

Application Form

Primary

 

The Professional Development Service for Teachers (Technology in Education) has two full-time permanent posts (subject to probation) for the following positions:

 

  • Project Officer (ICT Infrastructure)

 

  • Project Officer (CPD Design & Development)

 

PDST (Technology in Education) is part of PDST and promotes and supports the embedding of ICT in teacher, learning and assessment in first and second level schools.

 

For further details on these full-time post, including a job description and application form, please click on the links below.

 

Position

Job Description

Application Form

Closing date

Project Officer (ICT Infrastructure)

Job description

Application Form

5pm on Friday 7 April (please note that this has been extended by a week from 31 March)

Project Officer (CPD Design & Development)

Job description

Application Form

Friday 31 March 3pm

 

 

The closing date for applications is 3p.m. on Friday 31 March 2017 with the exception of the Project Officer (ICT Infrastructure) - closing date has been extended by a week as highlighted above.

 

 

 

 


ALFA Online Claims
 
 
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 current alfaonlineclaims.ie 

 


Part time PDST Associate positions

 

The PDST currently has no part-time opportunities for the position of Associate. 

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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