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Teachers in European Schools

European Schools

Would you like to teach in a European School?

The Department of Education and Skills invites applications from suitably qualified teachers who are fully registered with the TeachingCouncil, for secondment to the following primary and secondary posts, commencing 1 September, 2015.

 

Primary Posts

Primary cycle (age 6-10 years)

Schools

Posts

Brussels I, BelgiumTwo posts
Luxembourg II, Luxembourg  One post
Munich, GermanyOne post

Candidates for primary posts must have:

  • A recognised teaching qualification
  • Have at least three years’ satisfactory service as a teacher subsequent to full registration with the Teaching Council
  • Must be serving as a teacher in a recognised school in Ireland (or be on secondment or career break from such a position).

Secondary Posts

Secondary cycle (age 11 – 18)

Schools

Subjects

Brussels II, Belgium             English & EFL
Brussels III, Belgium                        English & EFL
Brussels IV, Belgium   English, EFL & Irish
Luxembourg II, LuxembourgHistory
Mol, BelgiumIrish & History
Munich, GermanyEnglish (EFL) with Irish
Varese, ItalyGeography and Human Sciences

Candidates for secondary posts must:

  • Have a recognised primary degree in the relevant subject discipline(s)
  • Have a recognised teaching qualification
  • Have at least three years’ satisfactory service as a mainstream class teacher subsequent to full registration with the Teaching Council
  • Be serving as a teacher in a recognised school in Ireland (or be on secondment or career break from such a position).

All applicants are directed to the terms of Circular 0009/2007. Teachers receive a salary paid by the Department of Education and Skills, pensionable under the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. A European salary paid by the European Schools supplements this. Details of remuneration and allowances for teachers are available on the European Schools’ website the European Schools’.

Each post is a secondment for a maximum term of nine years. A working knowledge of a community language other than English or Irish is required. Knowledge of the language of the place of employment is particularly desirable.

Spoken competence in this language will be tested at interview.

How to apply

Complete the relevant application form below and return to:

Address: Eileen McGuire, International Section, Department of Education and Skills, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, Ireland

  • European Schools – Primary Level Secondment Application Form download PDF version or Word version
  • European Schools – Second Level Secondment Application Form download PDF version or Word version
  • Secondments of Teachers to the European Schools Information for Applicants: School Year 2015-16 download PDF version

Completed application forms must be received by 5pm on Friday 13 February 2015.

Shortlisted primary applicants will be called for interview on 18 or 19 March, 2015.

Shortlisted secondary applicants will be called for interview on 24, 25 or 26 March, 2015.

Further information is available from

European Schools Websitehttp://www.eursc.org/

Email:eileen_mcguire@education.gov.ie

Phone: 00353 1 889 2395 or 889 6400

Address: Eileen McGuire, International Section, Department of Education and Skills, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, Ireland.