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Adult Education Tutor / Adult Educator

Galway & Roscommon ETBGalway

Panel for Adult Education Tutor / Adult Educator Directly responsible to: Programme Co-Ordinator Adult Education Officer or other designated person as determined by the Chief Executive. 1. Liaison and co-operation The tutor/adult educator will work in liaison contact and co-operation with: ·The Programme Co-Ordinator /Community Education Facilitator /Adult Literacy Organiser/Adult Education Officer, Chief Executive and Senior Management of Galway & Roscommon Education & Training Board (GRETB). ·other members of staff, ·staff of the Department of Education support and advisory service, ·organisations and networks relevant to the tutor’s specialism/subject, ·the local community. 2. Policy and Legal Framework The tutor/adult educator willwork within the framework of National Legislation including inter alia the following: ·The Education & Training Boards Act, 2013 ·The Education Act,1998 ·The Education(Welfare) Act, 2000 ·Qualifications (Education and Training) Act, 1999 ·Teaching Council Act, 2001 ·The Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act, 2004. ·Policies and Guidelines on the Adult Education Curriculum and Service ·Policies andprocedures as adopted by Galway & Roscommon Education & Training Board (GRETB). 3. Duties and Responsibilities The professional instruction and other duties require that: ·The tutor/adult educator shall give tuition in the subject matter of the syllabus/module content to the satisfaction of the Programme Co-ordinator /Community Education Facilitator/ Adult Literacy Organiser /Adult Education Officer and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Department of Education and Skills and SOLAS. ·To set tasks to students to be undertaken both at the Centre and elsewhere. ·To prepare courses,schemes of work, assessment tools and individual lessons appropriate to the needs, interests, experience and existing knowledge of the learners in one’s class. ·Tutor/adult educator is expected to arrive at a reasonable time before the commencement of the class, so as to enable the class to start at the scheduled hour. They shall record their attendance by whatever system is prescribed. Any tutor who comes late shall be liable to forfeit all or part of his/her remuneration. The same rule will apply to early departures. ·In addition to the work in class, the tutor is required to fulfil such other duties incidental to the proper management of and the evaluation/assessment of the progress of his/her class as may from time to time be required: the payments made for actual class contact hours cover these incidental duties. ·To mark and assess learner work and to record their development progress and attainment both in class and elsewhere. ·To carry out all assessments and evaluations appropriate to delivering QQI qualifications. ·To take part in the programme planning process of policy and aims and in the revision formulation of guidelines. ·To provide or contribute both oral and written assessments and references both in class and elsewhere relating to the development and learning or individual learner and groups of learner. ·To evaluate and review one’s own teaching methods, materials and schemes of work and to make changes as appropriate on an individual basis or in co-operation with the Co-ordinator/Community Education Facilitator/ Adult Literacy Organiser /Adult Education Officer and/or Inspectorate of the Department of Education. ·To keep up to datewith current educational thinking and practice both by study and attendance at Courses, Workshops and meetings. ·To be responsible for the property of equipment of GRETB in charge, at any time, and to supervise the packing or unpacking of that equipment while it is being transported from one center to another. ·When a tutor/adult educator is unable to attend his/her class he/she must notify the Programme Co-Ordinator /Community Education Facilitator/ Adult Literacy Organiser /Adult Education Officer as early as possible. ·To carry out the lawful orders of Galway & Roscommon Education & Training Board and of its Chief Executive, and to fulfill the rules and requirements of the Minister for Education. 4. Person Specification: · A qualification at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications or its equivalent or higher in relevant discipline(s) commensurate with this role and the Further Education and Training Sector would be advantageous; ·Experience in Teaching/Training ·Good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and a high level of initiative ·Excellent ICT and administration skills; ·Inniúlacht le dualgais an phoist a chomhlíonadh go héifeachtach trí mheán na Gaeilge/ Capacity to discharge the duties of the post through the medium of Irish desirable. 5. Competencies The person appointed to the above post will be required to show evidence of the following competencies: ·Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development ·Teaching/Instructing/Training ability ·Specific capacity to contribute to the overall development of a learner and inclusion service within FET ·Management and Delivery of Results ·Professional Development Please note you have the option to choose to apply to the Tutor Panel or the Adult Educator Panel or to both panels. Please note the following in relation to the role of Tutor and the role of Adult Educator. Tutor Role: · Tutors work in our Basic Education Service, Community Education, Traineeship and Skills to Advance Programme. ·All above programmes are part-time except for Traineeship. ·Programmes are delivered in GRETB Centres and Community Locations throughout Galway and Roscommon. ·Courses are delivered from non-accredited to QQI Level 6. ·Successful candidates will be placed on a panel following completion of the interview process. ·The panel formed shall be in place for 2 years from the date of formation. ·Should you be engaged to work with GRETB within the 2 year term of the panel, you shall remain on the panel for future potential offers. ·Should you not be engaged to work by GRETB in within the 2 year term of the panel, you must reapply for a new panel when advertised. ·Being placed on the panel does not mean a commitment from GRETB to provide an offer of work to any member of the panel. The programmes above operate on both a needs and budget available basis. Tutorsare engaged for programmes on this basis, an work offered does not imply acommitment to any ongoing work with GRETB. Contracts are issued per course/piece of work agreed. Adult Educator Role: · Adult Educators work in our Back to Education Initiative Programme (BTEI). ·All programmes are part-time. ·Programmes are delivered in GRETB Centres and Community Locations throughout Galway and Roscommon. ·Courses are delivered from QQI Level 1 to Level 6. ·Successful candidates will be placed on a panel following completion of the interview process. ·The panel formed shall be in place for 2 years from the date of formation. ·Should you be engaged to work with GRETB within the 2 year term of the panel, you shall remain on the panel for future offers. ·Should you not be engaged to work by GRETB in within the 2 year term of the panel, you must reapply for a new panel when advertised. ·Being placed on the panel does not mean a commitment from GRETB to provide an offer of work to any member of the panel. The programmes above operate on both a needs and budget available basis. Adult Educators are engaged for programmes on this basis, an work offered does not imply a commitment to any ongoing work with GRETB. Contracts are issued per course/piece of work agreed. Click Apply Now to visit our careers page to apply today!

30+ days agoPart-timeTemporary

Instructor - Electrical Apprenticeship

Galway & Roscommon ETBGalway City, County Galway€44,942 - €71,086 per year

Instructor, Electrical Apprenticeship - Immediate Vacancies and Rolling Panel  GRETB are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of  Instructor ,  Electrical Apprenticeship , Phase 2 with  immediate vacancies  to be filled in  GRETB Training Centre, Mervue, Galway City.  GRETB are seeking Instructors to deliver professional training for all aspects of the Standards Based Apprenticeship to the prescribed standards and in accordance with the relevant syllabus. Function of Job: To deliver professional training for all aspects of the Standards Based Apprenticeship to the prescribed standards and in accordance with the relevant syllabus. Duties/Responsibilities: ·  Instruct the apprentices in all aspects of the standards based apprenticeship i.e. practical skills, personal skills, relevant maths, science and drawing, related knowledge and hazards, to the prescribed standard and in accordance with the relevant syllabus; · Prepare lesson plans, course notes, presentational material and handouts as appropriate; · Schedule, conduct, correct and mark assessment/tests in accordance with the relevant assessment programmes and carry out associated administrative tasks; · Provide appropriate additional instruction and schedule, conduct, correct and mark repeat assessments in accordance with the prescribed referral procedure; · Maintain prescribed course records; · Supervise apprentices and ensure that correct, quality standards and safety procedures are observed; · Supervise apprentices in respect of their timekeeping, attendance, behaviour and application; · Prepare and issue progress reports to the employer in respect of apprenticeship; · Ensure adequate security of tools, equipment, machines and materials located in the training area; · Ensure that equipment and machines are maintained in accordance with the manufacturers recommended maintenance schedule; · Plan and ensure the timely delivery of all course material and non-capital tools and equipment; · Raise requests for the purchase and supply of course material and non-capital tools and equipment; · Ensure that course materials are used in an economical and cost effective manner; · Use new technology as appropriate to assist in delivering and administering training; · Engage in continuous professional development; · Complete other tasks and assignments as may be prescribed by line managers; · This list is not an exhaustive list and you may be required to take on other task and duties for the proper and effective performance of your role. Essential Requirements: The following are essential requirements for appointment to the post: ·  A National Craft Certificate or equivalent, together with a minimum of three years’ relevant post apprenticeship experience.  Previous training, instructing or teaching experience and a recognised Training Qualification is desirable but not essential; · A high level of knowledge and expertise in the area of Further Education and Training; · Broad Public Sector knowledge relevant to this area of work; · Excellent oral and written communication skills; · Excellent ICT and administration skills; · Willingness to work flexible hours outside of normal office hours; · Full clean driving licence and access to a car. Competencies: All applicants will be assessed across the following areas: · Relevant experience and knowledge of the trade (Electrical) · Teaching/Instructing/Training Experience or Ability · Managing people and resources · Communication skills (which will be assessed through your application and interview) Conditions of Service: Term of Appointment: Two Year Contract Post: This post is a whole-time, pensionable, two year temporary contract. A panel may be formed from which future relevant permanent/temporary posts may be filled. Remuneration: €44,942- €71,086 (including two long service increments). Starting pay will be dependent on an applicant’s post-qualification experience. Incremental credit will be applied based on the number of years post-qualification experience up to a maximum of 5 increments. For example, an applicant taking up a position with 5 years post qualification experience, will start on point 6 of the scale which is €51,252. Salary is not subject to negotiation. Applicants will not enter the salary scale above point 6. Hours of Work: A 35 hour week is in operation, including finishing at 1.30 p.m. on Friday. Hours may be adjusted from time to time under relevant Public Sector Agreements. Annual Leave: The Annual Leave entitlement for this post is 25 days per annum. How to Apply: Completed applications must be submitted via online portal – www.gretb.ie/jobs Closing date 30/04/24 @ 16:00

7 days agoFull-timeTemporary

Temporary Clerical Officer - Grade III (Rolling Panel)

Galway & Roscommon ETBGalway€27,146 - €44,111 per year

Temporary Clerical Officer - Grade III (Rolling Panel) GRETB is seeking applications from experienced and enthusiastic people to join our Administration Support Departments. If you are interested in joining our team, please log in for further details on the application process. The Temporary Clerical Officer – Grade III Panel is a rolling Panel, interviews will be conducted in rounds. Further Information available in the Information Booklet attached. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: Terms of Appointment: The posts are whole-time/part-time, temporary and pensionable. Location: The successful applicant(s) will be assigned to offices under the remit of GRETB e.g. GRETB HQ, Athenry, GRETB FET Centre, Mervue, Galway City, GRETB Training Centre, Mervue, Galway City and the post holder may be moved to another area of the organisation if required Remuneration: New Entrants: €27,146 - €44,111 Pre 01/01/2011 entrants: €29,283 - €44,111 IMPORTANT NOITCE RE: SALARY: As per DES guidelines, new appointees who are entering this grade for the first time will start at the minimum point of the scale. Incremental credit may only apply, if, immediately prior to appointment, the appointee is already a serving Civil or Public Servant. Rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. Starting Salary is not subject to negotiation. Hours of work: A 35 hour week is in operation. Hours may be adjusted from time to time under relevant Public Sector Agreements. Annual leave: The Annual Leave entitlement for this post is 22 days. Sick Leave: Sick Leave will be in accordance with the arrangements authorised by the Minister for Education from time to time. How to Apply: Completed application form must be submitted online by 12.00 p.m. Friday, 31st May, 2024. Applications are based on the following Person Specification/Job Description: Person Specification Essential: Each candidate must: · Have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role. Competencies will be informed by best practice Public Appointment Service competency frameworks for the Irish Public Service; · Be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard; · Have obtained at least Grade D3 in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate Examination (higher, ordinary, applied or vocational programmes) or equivalent or have passed an examination at the appropriate level within the QQI qualifications framework which can be assessed as being of a comparable to Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent or higher or have appropriate relevant experience which encompasses equivalent skills and expertise; · Be at least 17 years of age on or before the date of advertisement of the recruitment competition Desirable: · Have excellent administrative and IT Skills; · Be self-motivating, flexible and results focused; · Ability to prioritise and manage work in a dynamic and pressurised environment; · Excellent judgement, problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills; · Proven record as a team-player with a flexible approach; · Demonstrated experience of building and maintaining relationships; · Excellent organisational, communication, and interpersonal skills; · Have an understanding of the main features and current challenges of public service and regulatory reform; · Inniúlacht le dualgais an phoist a chomhlíonadh go héifeachtach trí mheán na Gaeilge/ Capacity to discharge the duties of the post through the medium of Irish. Job Description The appointee will report to the Head of the relevant department and will be delegated responsibility for varying functions as determined by Head of Department/Director of OSD/CE from time to time. Main Duties of Clerical Officers within GRETB: · Support the Manager(s) and colleagues within your department/function in order to achieve the key goals, objective and tasks; · Data input to financial systems;· Reconciliation of accounts and ensuring records are up-to-date and accurate; · Provide assistance and support to assist the achievement of deadlines; · Collate data for the preparation of reports; · Maintain a quality customer service focus when dealing with all clients of the unit; · Provide accurate information and respond to queries in an efficient, professional and courteous manner – in person, by phone, by correspondence; · Efficiently operate the telephone/switchboard and distribute calls / messages (as and when requested); · Ensure all documentation/forms are accurate and produced to a high quality; · Contribute to the development and implementation of appropriate management information systems as related to the delivery of administrative services on behalf of GRETB; · Attend relevant training as required from time-to-time; · Comply with the conditions which may be prescribed in other agreements applying to the work associated with this post; · Foster and support the development and use of ICT systems; · Carrying out such other projects or activities as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive; Competencies required: The appointee to Clerical Officer (Grade III) post will be required to show evidence of the following competencies: Team work · Shows respect for colleagues and co-workers; · Develops and maintains good working relationships with others, sharing information and knowledge, as appropriate; · Offers own ideas and perspectives; · Understands own role in the team, making every effort to play his/her part; Information Management / Processing · Approaches and delivers all work in a thorough and organised manner; · Follows procedures and protocols, understanding their value and the rationale behind them; · Keeps high quality records that are easy for others to understand; · Draws appropriate conclusions from information; · Suggests new ways of doing things better and more efficiently; · Is comfortable working with different types of information, e.g. written, numerical, charts, and carries out calculations such as arithmetic, percentages etc.; Delivery of Results · Takes responsibility for work and sees it through to the appropriate next level; · Completes work in a timely manner; · Adapts quickly to new ways of doing things; · Checks all work thoroughly to ensure it is completed to a high standard and learns from mistakes; · Writes with correct grammar and spelling and draws reasonable conclusions from written instructions; · Identifies and appreciates the urgency and importance of different tasks; · Demonstrates initiative and flexibility in ensuring work is delivered; · Is self-reliant and uses judgement on when to ask manager or colleagues for guidance; Customer Service & Communication Skills · Actively listens to others and tries to understand their perspectives/requirements/needs; · Understands the steps or processes that customers must go through and can clearly explain these; · Is respectful, courteous and professional, remaining composed, even in challenging circumstances; · Can be firm when necessary and communicate with confidence and authority; · Communicates clearly and fluently when speaking and in writing; Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development · Develops and maintains the skills and expertise required to perform in the role effectively, e.g. relevant technologies, IT systems, spreadsheets, Microsoft Office, relevant policies etc.; · Clearly understands the role, objectives and targets and how they fit into the work of the unit; · Is committed to self-development and continuously seeks to improve personal performance; Drive & Commitment to Public Service Values ·Consistently strives to perform at a high level and deliver a quality service; · Serves the Government and people of Ireland; · Is thorough and conscientious, even if work is routine; · Is enthusiastic and resilient, persevering in the face of challenges and setbacks; · Is personally honest and trustworthy; · At all times, acts with integrity.

6 days agoFull-timeTemporary

Community Education Facilitator - Skills for Work Co-ordinator

Galway & Roscommon ETBGalway€49,507 - €70,246 per year

Post Title:  Skills for Work Co-ordinator Grade:  Community Education Facilitator Initial Location:  Further Education and Training Department Capacity:  Fixed Term – 10 months from date of appointment Reporting to:  Director of Further Education and Training (FET) and FET Senior Management team Initial Headquarters/Duties:  The post holder will be located in the GRETB FET Department, GRETB Training Centre, Mervue, Galway. Successful post holder(s) may be transferred to another area within the organisation to allow for the allocation of additional duties, as and when required, which may include the reassignment to other duties where necessary. The Position:  The Skills for Work Coordinator will be responsible, under the direction and guidance of the Director of Further Education & Training and FET Senior Management team for the development, delivery, promotion and support of the Skills for Work programme. This work will primarily consist of liaising with employers to ascertain skill gaps of employees in an ever-changing landscape. The Skills for Work Coordinator will be guided by Industry in the development of suitable programmes at levels 1-4 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Initial Duties and Responsibilities: To participate, under the direction and advice of the Director of Further Education & Training and the FET Senior Management and in co-operation with other managers and staff, in the organisation, co-ordination and monitoring of any activities which may be involved in or arise out of the appointment within the Board’s scheme, as the Chief Executive may decide. The initial duties will include but may not necessary be confined to the following: · In consultation with the FET senior management team lead/enable the planning, development, management, monitoring and control of the Skills for Work programme under the direction of the CE/Director of FET/AEO, in accordance with agreed planning structures; · Manage and implement the project plan agreed with the funders (SOLAS); · Arrange for the most effective and efficient planning, management and distribution of the financial, human and material resources; · Work in partnership with the key strategic stakeholders, both internal and external, for this work to ensure the successful delivery of the project plan; · Assist in the further definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders to support the development of staff in the workplace. · Manage project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques; · Conduct risk assessment and management of the work; · Track performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals;· · Ensure that activity plans and budgets are constantly monitored and are achieved, ensuring that corrective action is taken, timely, as required; · Liaise with the adult Basic Education Service to schedule and ensure successful completion of programmes; · Ensuring the aims of the Skills for Work programme are achieved and quality standards are met; · Enhance own expertise through training and development; · Promote the literacy service through networking, raising awareness and publicity; · Ensure that the Stock/assets and reputation of the organisation are properly safeguarded and protected; · Ensure that appropriate Management Information Systems are accurately monitored, maintained and fully utilized as a management tool; · Ensure that all information reporting requirements as specified by GRETB Board, CE, Director of FET and DES are provided in a timely manner; · Keep records and statistics and prepare reports, returns and submissions as required, in consultation with the Director of FET and FET Senior Management team, including reports for SOLAS, DES, FET managers and other relevant bodies; · Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety and other legal requirements; · Maintain an ethos appropriate to adult learning; · Undertake any other duties appropriate to the needs of the local scheme as may be assigned by the Director of FET for the effective and efficient management of resources and having regard to the changing needs of the service. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS A qualification at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications or its equivalent, and/or significant relevant work experience; Third level qualification(s) in relevant discipline(s) commensurate with this role would be a decided advantage. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE · A high level of knowledge and expertise in the area of Project Management; in particular, in the IT/ (TEL) arena; · Experience of implementing and administering FET programmes; in particular, programmes with an element of TEL; · Experience in designing and developing resources and content for education and training programmes; · Excellent motivation, interpersonal and team-working skills; · Excellent oral and written communication skills; · Excellent ICT and administration skills; · Industry experience would be beneficial; · Successful applicant will have a full driving licence and access to a car and be willing to work flexibly outside of normal working hours as required. COMPETENCIES Competencies will be informed by best practice Public Appointment Service Competency Framework for the Irish Public Service. · Team Leadership · Analysis and Decision Making · Delivery of Results · Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development · Drive and Commitment to Public Service Values Competencies required The appointee to Community Education Facilitator post will be required to show evidence of the following competencies: Team Leadership · Works with the team to facilitate high performance, developing clear and realistic objectives and addressing any performance issues that may arise · Provides clear information and advice as to what is required of the team · Strives to develop and implement new ways of working effectively to meet objectives · Leads the team by example, coaching and supporting individuals as required · Places high importance on staff development, training and maximising skills and capacity of team · Is flexible and willing to adapt, positively contributing to the implementation of change Analysis & Decision Making · Gathers and analyses information from relevant sources, whether financial, numerical or otherwise weighing up a range of critical factors · Takes account of any broader issues and related implications when making decisions · Uses previous knowledge and experience in order to guide decisions · Makes sound decisions with a well-reasoned rationale and stands by these · Puts forward solutions to address problems Delivery of Results · Takes responsibility and is accountable for the delivery of agreed objectives · Successfully manages a range of different projects and work activities at the same time · Is logical and pragmatic in approach, delivering the best possible results with the resources available · Delegates work effectively, providing clear information and evidence as to what is required · Proactively identifies areas for improvement and develops practical suggestions for their implementation · Demonstrates enthusiasm for new developments/changing work practices and strives to implement these changes effectively · Applies appropriate systems/processes to enable quality checking of all activities and outputs · Practices and promotes a strong focus on delivering high quality customer service, for internal and external customers Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development · Builds and maintains contact with colleagues and other stakeholders to assist in performing role · Acts as an effective link between staff and senior management · Encourages open and constructive discussions around work issues · Projects conviction, gaining buy-in by outlining relevant information and selling the benefits · Treats others with diplomacy, tact, courtesy and respect, even in challenging circumstances · Presents information clearly, concisely and confidently when speaking and in writing · Has a clear understanding of the roles, objectives and targets of self and team and how they fit into the work of the unit and Department/Organisation and effectively communicates this to others · Has high levels of expertise and broad Public Sector knowledge relevant to his/her area of work · Focuses on self-development, striving to improve performance Drive & Commitment to Public Service Values · Strives to perform at a high level, investing significant energy to achieve agreed objectives · Demonstrates resilience in the face of challenging circumstances and high demands · Is personally trustworthy and can be relied upon · Ensures that customers are at the heart of all services provided · Upholds the highest standards of honesty, ethics and integrity CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: Terms of Appointment The post is a whole-time temporary position. Remuneration: €49,507-€70,246 (pro-rata per annum) or new entrants €44,847- €70,246. IMPORTANT NOITCE RE: SALARY: As per DES guidelines, new appointees who are entering this grade for the first time will start at the minimum point of the scale. Incremental credit may only apply, if, immediately prior to appointment, the appointee is already a serving Civil or Public Servant. Rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. Starting Salary is not subject to negotiation. Hours of work: A 35-hour week is in operation. Hours may be adjusted from time to time under relevant Public Sector Agreements. Annual leave: The Annual Leave entitlement for this post is 35 days. Sick Leave: Sick Leave will be in accordance with the arrangements authorised by the Minister for Education and Skills from time to time. How to Apply: Completed application form must be submitted online by the deadline 12.00 noon Tuesday 12th March 2024

1 day agoFull-timeTemporary

Temporary Administrative Officer – Grade VII Training Standards Officer

Galway & Roscommon ETBGalway€55,846 - €72,602 per year

Temporary Administrative Officer – Grade VII Training Standards Officer The Position: The appointee will join the Further Education Training Support and Development Unit team and report to FET Manager/Adult Education Officer and will undertake any other duties/projects and be delegated responsibility for management functions as determined by the QA Coordinator/FET Manager/Director of FET/CE. The Officer will collaborate with QA Coordinator to ensure the functions of QA department are fulfilled: to promote, facilitate, and support the teaching, learning and assessment of learners whilst collaborating with all other support functions within the ETB. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The duties assigned may be varied by the Chief Executive/Director of FET/FET Manager/ having regard to the changing needs of GRETB and the role. Full details of the post and Person Specification can be found on our website https://gretb.ie/jobs

14 hours agoTemporaryFull-time
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