South Dublin County Partnership: Tutor Panel

South Dublin County Partnership

Tutor Panel

South Dublin County Partnership is a Local Development company that develops projects and services to support sustainable and vibrant communities, where people realise their potential and experience a high quality of life. The focus of our activities is on areas where people experience disadvantage.

Our approaches are collaborative, challenging and creative. We create a neutral space, where parties can work together on solutions that would be hard to achieve in their own organisations.

Funding for our work comes from a variety of sources; our main funders are the Department of Community, Environment and Local Government and the Department of Social Protection.

South Dublin County Partnership seeks suitably qualified applicants for placement on a panel of tutors / trainers and facilitators for Adult & Community Education, Community Development Projects, Early Childhood & School Age Education Initiatives and Labour Market Initiatives for a range of part-time roles in accredited and non accredited courses which may arise in South County Dublin. We are looking for people with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Basic maths for adults
  • Return to learning
  • Critical and social thinking skills
  • Life skills for personal development
  • Study skills
  • Practicing cultural diversity
  • Reflecting on social change
  • Human rights made easy
  • Digital skills
  • ESOL
  • Creative arts for learning

General Job Description- Tutor & Facilitator Panel

Tutors & facilitators appointed to the panel will have a good knowledge and understanding of the ethos of childhood, adult, youth, community education, community development. They will be required to fulfil the following duties under the overall direction of the South Dublin County Partnership strategic objectives and in accordance with South Dublin County Partnership’s annual plan:

  1. Plan, develop, deliver and assess programmes that are responsive to the needs and interests of children, young people and adult learners (as applicable) and the needs and interests of Community Groups and Community Representatives.
  2. Communicate and report regularly to the programme managers or staff on planning and outcomes
  3. Source and develop appropriate materials for use with children, young people , adult learners and groups;
  4. Monitor and report on the attendance and progress of children, young people, adult learners and groups;
  5. Maintain appropriate records as required by the programme
  6. Attend staff meetings and participate in in-service training as required;
  7. Contribute to the development of an appropriate child, young person and adult learning environment;

Ideally, individuals would display a range of skills and experience in their chosen area of expertise and display a strong track record of developing and delivering training within a framework of best adult education & community development practice. Applications are especially welcome from any tutors/facilitators who have experience of working with students who have limited or no experience of the workplace or who are distanced from employment though long term unemployment or have experience of working with individuals who have limited literacy or learning difficulties. Applicants are especially welcome from individuals who have experience of working with groups and communities representatives from marginalised and disadvantaged communities.

The successful applicants will be expected to undergo Garda vetting and are contracted on a self employed basis. Successful candidates will be matched to learning programmes on a short or medium term basis from a panel formed after initial interviews.

Application Process

Applications by post only please submit three copies of your detailed and an up to date CV and detailed cover letter (no more than 1 page) marked Tutor & Facilitator Panel to HR Department, Unit D1, Nangor Road Business Park, Nangor Road, Dublin 12.

Please provide the names, address, occupation and contact details of two referees.

(Contact will not be made without prior notification to you).

Closing date for receipt of applications is by Friday 4th October 2019.

Please note that no correspondence will be entered into.

South Dublin County Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.


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