Back
ADVERT ID 125971

Education Technology Officer

.

Camara Education Ireland

Unit 3, Guinness Enterprise Centre
Taylor’s Lane
.

MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Other Education
Date Posted:
Fri Aug 9 2019 15:42:35
Application Closing Date:
Mon Aug 26 2019
Commencement Date:
Mon Sep 2 2019
Status of Post:
Permanent
Number of Vacancies:
1
.

POST DETAILS

Title:
Education Technology Officer
Description:
Education & Technology Project Officer
Schools Programme

Camara Education Ireland addresses the need for educators to use effective technology solutions to unlock 21st Century learning opportunities for all young people. Our approach provides a custom response to training, support and infrastructure, in schools, implementing government policy and best practice. We are unique in our presence across formal and non-formal education sectors.

As a social enterprise organisation, in the education sector, we have worked with over 700 schools and youth organisations to help them effectively integrate technology as a learning tool. Our customised solutions have helped over 3,000 educators to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to use digital tools to enhance their practice. We have delivered 7,500 devices to support the use of digital technologies in these educational settings.

Camara Ireland operates through two programmes: the Schools Programme and the TechSpace Programme. For this role, we are seeking an enthusiastic and capable individual to join the Schools Programme team and contribute towards our goal of transforming education through technology.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will work as part of the Schools Programme team to ensure the deliverables are achieved, including:
Project Management
Plan and execute training and events in line with the Schools Programme objectives
Track and report programme expenditure within agreed budgets
Training & Facilitation
Deliver Camara Ireland educational products to organisations in the formal learning sector
Design custom training to appropriately support each organisation’s digital strategy
Collect and monitor feedback from participants to ensure a high standard of training delivery is maintained
Stakeholder Engagement
Manage relationships with multiple schools and funders
Quality monitoring of the project with teachers, youth workers and volunteers and young people
Research & Development
Develop new products that will support Camara Ireland’s vision and meet demand from educational organisations
Attend events and keep a watching brief on opportunities for expanding the reach of the Schools Programme
Marketing & Communication
Seek speaking opportunities at relevant events
Contribute content to the organisation’s website
Use social media to promote Camara Ireland’s vision for technology in education
Use social media to promote the organisation’s social enterprise activities

Requirements
Undergraduate and/or postgraduate qualification in education
Primary and/or Secondary Classroom Teaching experience
Understanding of current Education Policy and Strategy in Ireland
Experienced in the application of ICT in education
Self-motivated with excellent organisational skills
Desirable
Facilitation experience with adults
Experience in project management
Certificates of competence in relevant educational software
Skills
Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
Comfortable using technology on a day-to-day basis
Ability to explain education-related technology applications in simple, user-friendly language
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Ability to deliver on tasks assigned to Camara’s organisational standards
Additional Information
Full-time contract
A full, clean driver’s licence is required as the role will involve weekly travel
Garda Vetting is required for this role
The role is based at Camara Ireland’s Dublin office in Guinness Enterprise Centre, Dublin 8
The successful candidate will receive full training and support

Who Should Apply?
Primary and/or Secondary School Teachers experienced in the application of ICT in education
Knowledge and/or experience of the Irish education system.
Experience of project management
How to Apply
Please submit a CV and cover letter to ornamulhern@camara.ie
Deadline for application is Monday 26th August.
Interviews will take place the week commencing 2nd September.
Why Camara Ireland?
Camara Ireland is a growing organisation. We offer opportunities for professional development and continuous learning through our collaborative approach to design and skills sharing. Our Dublin office is based in The Guinness Enterprise Centre Dublin 8 a world class start-up hub with a vibrant network and an entrepreneurial environment.

These are the words that our people use to describe their careers with Camara:
‘Innovative. Open. Global. Flexible. A meaningful purpose.’

Our Values
Camara has four values that we demonstrate every day through our behaviour and that are the essence of Camara. When you represent Camara you will be expected to demonstrate these values:

Committed: We deliver results
Caring: We care for our people and those we serve
Creative: We innovate to solve problems
Collaborative: We achieve more by working together
.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)
.

Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
.

APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Apply To:
Orna Mulhern
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 8
Phone:
016857121
Further Information:

SHARE THIS ADVERT