Mayfield Community Training Centre: General Manager

General Manager

Mayfield Community Training Centre (MCTC) provides vocational training and education options to meet the needs of young people aged 16 – 21 from the local area who have left school early i.e. before Leaving Certificate and who are unemployed. Our Skills Development Programme is designed to enhance each learner’s opportunities to learn new skills and achieve the certification necessary for progression into employment, further training or continued education. Delivering QQI Levels 3 & 4 Training we are one of the main delivery mechanisms for the Foundation phase of YOUTHREACH

Community Training Centre’s - 34 across Ireland - are responsive to the role of ETBs in implementing National and Local Policy second chance education and training initiatives

The Board of Directors invites applications from suitably qualified, enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals for the position of: General Manager (GM).

The GM, under the direction of, and accountable to, the Board of Management, will be responsible for the effective running of the CTC including, Budgets, Development and Delivery of Services, Staff Development and maintenance of positive Employee Relations etc.

Qualifications and Experience - a successful candidate will have:

  • Significant management experience – preferably in a similar educationally related field.
  • A recognised degree level qualification or equivalent.
  • Strategic, business and financial planning experience.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Initiative and the ability to motivate and work effectively with the Board, staff (full and part time), learners, CDETB and other key stakeholders.
  • An understanding of key issues and the role of agencies relating to young early school leavers.
  • An understanding of QQI and Quality Assurance accreditation requirements.
  • IT skills.

The successful candidate will be appointed subject to receiving the appropriate Garda clearance and satisfactory references.

The salary range associated with the post is €38,333 to €64,756 which includes two long service increments.

Please note a starting entry point at €38,333 is applicable. Mayfield CTC offers an excellent package including contributory pension and opportunities for training and development for the successful candidate. A job description is available by request to

Completed applications MUST include a cover letter and curriculum vitae and be marked Private and Confidential FAO: The Chairperson, Mayfield Community Training Centre, c/o IACTO, Suite 1B, Bluebell Business Centre, Old Naas Road, Dublin 12, D12 XV7K

Email applications can be sent to Please note a shortlisting process will apply.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 22nd July at 9.30am. Late applications will not be considered. Interviews are expected to be held w/c 29th July 2019.

Canvassing will disqualify.

Mayfield CTC is an equal opportunities employer.

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