ADVERT ID 100475 *

Mainstream Class Teacher


Shaheeda Zainab Independent Primary Muslim School

FAO: School Admin


Date Posted:
Thu May 3 2018 10:07:03
Application Closing Date:
Fri Jun 1 2018
Commencement Date:
Thu Aug 23 2018
Status of Post:
Number of Vacancies:


School Type:
School Structure:
Junior School
School Patronage:
Total number of staff:
Current Enrolment:


Additional Information:
Application through CV and a covering letter to be sent to our email address ( along with other documents as listed in the ad.

Role: 3 x Primary Teachers

*Nature of Employment*

Fixed Term Contract School year 2018/2019 with high possibility of extension for 2019/20 as well

*Job Location*

Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

For our new year we have a requirement for a Primary Teacher (3 Roles). We will conduct the interviews at the earliest possible time and position to start in August 2018.

*The School*

The school is an Independent Private Muslim School established in 2014. It started with a Junior Infant class of 15 children and is now establishing a 5 stream structure of Junior, Senior Infants, 1st and 2nd and then 3rd class. An exciting project which is just developing and has large plans to expand and grow in the future. The school provides an Irish Curriculum within an Islamic model of education.

*Key Benefits*

There are some key unique benefits for our teachers such as National Curriculum school starts at 10am. Class sizes are small and therefore less load on the teachers. School also provides DIPs for teachers who need them

*Job Summary/ Purpose*

Conditions of Service of a Primary Teacher are determined by the regulations of the Department of Education & Science using the National Curriculum. The teacher will work in liaison, contact and cooperation with:-the Principal, School Management Team and other members of staff,staff of the Department of Deen & Arabicparents and local community.


- Planning

- Prepare class lessons as appropriate to the needs of pupils in one’s class.Teach class as assigned in accordance with the National Curriculum as laid out by the Department of Education & Science.

- Marking and Recording

- Mark and assess pupils’ work and record their development progress

.- Discipline and Values

- Maintain good order, discipline and respect. Promote understanding of the school’s Islamic ethos, rules and values to safeguard health and safety.

- Communication with Parents

- Build and maintain co-operative relationships with parents and communicate with them on pupils’ learning and progress.

- The Classroom -

Maintain an attractive and stimulating classroom environment conducive to optimum learning of the children.- Overall Policy and Review

- Participate in the school planning processes.

- Reports - Provide and/or contribute both oral and written assessments and references relating to the development and learning of individual child.

- Review - Evaluate and review own teaching methods, materials and schemes of work and make changes as appropriate on an individual basis

- Professional Development - Keep up to date on current educational thinking and practice both by study and attendance at Courses, Workshops and meetings.- Outside the Classroom - Participate in the life of the school outside of the classroom by for example, attending assemblies, registering attendance of pupils, supervising pupils before and after school sessions.

- Property - Be responsible for the property and equipment of the Board at any time and oversee good upkeep of same.

*The following key responsibilities are expected of the principal. This is in addition to the Principal Duties that will be made available to the successful post holder.

-- Shaping a vision of academic success for all students in line with School Ethos

-- Creating a climate hospitable to education

-- Cultivating leadership in others

-- Managing people, data, policy and processes

-- Improving School Leadership

-- Prepare monthly reports to BOM

-- Liaison with parents

*Essential Requirement*

-- Must be registered/recognized with the Teaching Council of Ireland or a UK equivalent.

-- Have experience of teaching.

-- Desirable to have proven track record in primary school teaching.

-- Have excellent influencing, persuasion, communication and organisation skills.

-- Ability to impart information and demonstrated use of modern class techniques in performing duties.

-- Salary/Pay

—competitive salary offered. Payment on a monthly basis.

-- The probationary period will be 3 months.

*Format of competition*

Selection will be on the basis of competitive interview. If a large number of applications are received candidates may be shortlisted on the basis of information supplied on their application form. While a candidate may meet the eligibility requirements of the competition, it may not be practical to interview everyone and the Board may decide that a fewer number will be called for interview. This is not to suggest that other candidates are necessarily unsuitable or incapable of undertaking the job, rather that there are some candidates who are, based on information supplied in their application form, better qualified and/or have more experience.

*Withdrawal of candidate*

Candidate(s) will be deemed to have withdrawn from the competition by: -not attending for interview or other test when and where required by the Board -not, when requested, furnish such evidence as the Board require in regard to any matter relevant to their candidature;

Job Type: Contract


  • Letter of Application

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees

  • Teaching Council Registration

Applications may be submitted by

  • Email


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