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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 Teaching Council, for secondment to the following primary and secondary posts, commencing 1 September, 2016.

 

Primary Posts

Primary posts        

Primary cycle (age 6 - 10)

Schools

 
Alicante, Spaintwo posts
Brussels IV, Belgiumone post
Frankfurt, Germanyone post
Luxembourg II, Luxembourgone 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
  • 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 IV, Belgium   Irish, English & EFL
Luxembourg II, LuxembourgEnglish & EFL
Mol, BelgiumIrish with either Geography, History or English
Munich, GermanyEnglish & EFL (Irish an advantage)

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).

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 application form below and return to:

Address: Lisa Conway, International Section, Department of Education and Skills, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, D01 RC96, 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 2016-17 download PDF version

Completed application forms must be received by 5pm on Friday 12 February 2016.

Shortlisted applicants will be called for interview on 07 or 08 March, 2016.

Further information is available from

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

Email:lisa_conway@education.gov.ie

Phone: 00353 1 889 2395 or 889 6400

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