Newsletter #40: September 2017

Permanent position as Teaching and Learning Manager available in Gaelchultúr

Coláiste na hÉireann/Gaelchultúr is looking for a Teaching and Learning Manager for a full-time permanent position. The successful applicant will be based in the institute's offices on Clare Street, Dublin 2.

Applicants are required to have a high standard of both written and spoken Irish, and have experience in teaching Irish to adult learners.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; standard office hours. Training opportunities will be available to the successful candidate.

The Teaching and Learning Manager’s main responsibilities will include the following:

  • teaching Irish to learners at various levels of competency
  • teaching on the institute’s Postgraduate Diploma in Translation
  • developing syllabuses for language courses
  • developing lesson plans and teaching resources
  • carrying out quality assurance in the case of the institute’s language courses
  • regularly undertaking proofing and editing work
  • developing e-learning courses and putting them online.

Required qualification and experience
Master’s degree in Irish (level 9 NFQ)
Experience in teaching Irish to adults

Desirable qualification/experience/skills
  • Teaching qualification
  • Experience in developing teaching resources
  • Experience in translation work
  • High-level computer skills

Applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae, accompanied by a letter of application, to:

Folúntas: Bainisteoir Teagaisc agus Foghlama
Coláiste na hÉireann/Gaelchultúr
11 Sráid an Chláraigh
Baile Átha Cliath 2

Deadline for receipt of applications: 5.00pm, Wednesday, 13 September 2017

For more information, please write to