PDST – Dublin West Education Centre http://www.dwec.ie Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:08:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.4 67903900 Full Time Secondment Positions http://www.dwec.ie/full-time-secondment-positions/ http://www.dwec.ie/full-time-secondment-positions/#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:21:44 +0000 http://www.dwec.ie/?p=3542

 

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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

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
Advisor for Health and Wellbeing (Post-Primary) Job description Application Form
Advisor for Physical Education (Post-Primary) Job description Application Form
Advisor for Post-Primary Subjects and Programmes

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

Job description Application Form
Advisor for Embedding ICT in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (Primary or Post-Primary) Job description Application Form
Advisor for Leadership (Primary or Post-Primary) Job description Application Form
Advisor for Primary Language Curriculum/Gaeilge Job description Application Form
Advisor for Primary Numeracy Job description Application Form

 

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
Project Officer (ICT Infrastructure) Job description Application Form
Project Officer (CPD Design & Development) Job description Application Form

 

 

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

 

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The Role of the Tutor Workshop (Post Primary) http://www.dwec.ie/the-role-of-the-tutor-workshop-post-primary/ http://www.dwec.ie/the-role-of-the-tutor-workshop-post-primary/#respond Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:06:26 +0000 http://www.dwec.ie/?p=2489 The class tutor is an integral part of pastoral care structures in post primary schools. Teachers volunteer for the role, yet they receive little or no training.

The Role of the Tutor workshop will explore the role of pastoral care and the tutor in post primary schools. Teachers will share experience and practice, participate in activities that enhance self-esteem for students and are suitable for use in tutorials, and access resources for use in school.

The workshop will take place in Dublin West Education Centre, from 4.30 – 6.30pm on Tuesday, 26th January 2016.

To apply for this workshop please email the following details to skerr@dwec.ie:

Name, School, Roll Number, Teaching Council Number & Contact Telephone Number

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PDST Recruitment Opportunities http://www.dwec.ie/pdst-recruitment-opportunities/ http://www.dwec.ie/pdst-recruitment-opportunities/#respond Sat, 30 May 2015 10:31:51 +0000 http://www.dwec.ie/?p=1732 The PDST currently has full-time secondment opportunities for the following management positions:

Deputy Director for Operations and Service Cohesion

Team leader for Gaeilge

Team leader for Post-Primary Literacy, L1 English Senior Cycle, Junior Certificate Schools Programme (JCSP), Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) Programme and Cultural and Environmental Subjects

Please click here for further information: www.pdst.ie/recruitment

 

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Minds’ Ink – Write a Poem Competition 2015 http://www.dwec.ie/minds-ink-write-a-poem-competition-2015/ http://www.dwec.ie/minds-ink-write-a-poem-competition-2015/#respond Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:05:43 +0000 http://www.dwec.ie/?p=1620 Last year the Professional Development Service for Teachers’ Minds’ Ink, Teaching English Magazine, Poetry Competition attracted nearly 1,000 entries. This year PDST is inviting students to Write a Poem under two categories: Junior Cycle and Senior Cycle. We hope that the competition will encourage young writers to compose poetry and assist teachers in supporting the writing of poetry.

Please click here for further details – Poetry Competition 2015

All entries should be emailed to margaretmarygrant@pdst.ie or post to Margaret Mary Grant, Laois Education Centre, Block Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois.

Please feel free to contact the PDST Literacy base at Laois Education Centre on 057-8672400 and ask to speak to Margaret Mary Grant or e-mail margaretmarygrant@pdst.ie should you have any queries.

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