Sligo Travellers Support Group: Education Outreach Worker - NUI Galway Mincéirs Misl'd in Education Project

Sligo Travellers Support Group wishes to recruit an
Education Outreach Worker
in partnership with NUI Galway Mincéirs Misl'd in Education Project,
Access Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway

The Mincéirs Misl'd in Education - Empowering Irish Travellers to transition and build a sense of belonging in Higher Education (MMIE) will develop an Irish Traveller community embedded and culturally inclusive model that will empower the Travelling community to identify and overcome barriers to access, progression, retention, and success in higher education.

The post will be a 10-hours a week fixed term, eight-month contract, based in Sligo Traveller Support Group offices. There may be an option to remote work by agreement.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A knowledge of community development and the needs of the Traveller community
  • Must have access to transport , this role will need visits between students homes and schools / colleges
  • A clear understanding of Educational System

For detailed job description please e-mail:
Apply by submitting a CV and cover letter to clearly marked Education Worker role
Closing date for completed applications is: Friday 22nd of October 5pm shortlisting may apply.
Garda vetting is required for this post.

This post is funded by NUI Galway .

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
21st Sep, 2021
Expiry Date
22nd Oct, 2021