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ADVERT ID 130945

Student Support Coordinator

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ISCOIL LTD

Acorn Centre Warrenmount
Blackpitts
Dublin 8
D08W2X8
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Other Education
Date Posted:
Thu Dec 19 2019 14:31:41
Application Closing Date:
Fri Jan 17 2020
Status of Post:
Other
Number of Vacancies:
1
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POST DETAILS

Title:
Student Support Coordinator
Description:
Student Support Coordinator Role Description
iScoil is an online learning service that offers learning opportunities and accreditation to young people aged 13-16 years who are not in mainstream education. Students are referred to iScoil from TUSLA, the Educational Welfare Service. Since 2009, with the support of the Presentation Sisters, iScoil has been to the forefront in designing and implementing a range of innovative learner-centred programmes informed by research and evidence-based good practice.
We believe that with improved connectivity and learning tools, there is a real opportunity to redesign approaches to learning. To date, iScoil has pioneered new approaches to digital learning content, teaching approaches and assessment and the CEO and Board of Directors are keen to continue this ethos of development into the future.
iScoil aims to:
● Engage young people in learning
● Build confidence and self esteem
● Offer accreditation opportunities
● Support progression to further education and employment
Please go to our website for more information: iScoil.ie Responsible to:​ iScoil CEO
Key relationships with:​ CEO, Programme Manager, Head of Learning, Learning Technologist, Office Manager
Primary Purpose
The Student Support Coordinator is primarily responsible for supporting the delivery of iScoil’s learning programme. This involves coordinating student administrative procedures and general office management. It is envisaged the successful candidate will lead a number of new initiatives relating to student collaboration and the collection of impact data to enhance iScoil’s communication strategy. At iScoil, we have a committed and energetic team with an established standard of good practice in delivering flexible, personalised and innovative online learning programmes. If you understand the value of innovative approaches to engage young people in learning this is a great opportunity to develop your skills and contribute to a unique and award winning educational programme.

The Student Support Coordinator has responsibility for the following aspects of iScoil:
· Student and office administration
· Updating and maintaining student records and standards of practice across our Salesforce
CRM and VLE
· Supporting and piloting new approaches to enhance student engagement, collaboration,
and progression
· Profile raising, gathering impact data, establishing alumni and parent support groups
· Contributing to promotions and providing information, case studies and statistics for
funding applications and promotional purposes
· Work with Central Team to identify areas for efficiencies and growth
General Duties
· Lead operational procedures relating to students, including enrolment packs, student certificates of achievement, and general office administration
· Participate in central team meetings with a focus on student engagement, collaboration and operational support
· Identify progression routes for students and advocate with colleges/employers
· Develop iScoil’s public profile, including representation at public events and formal meetings
·​ ​Engage with all other relevant duties as outlined by the CEO
Person Specifications Qualifications
· Relevant third level qualification
Experience and Competencies
· Office Management
· Excellent technical skills and experience using CRM (Salesforce)
· Previous experience in the educational NGO, voluntary or community sector
· A knowledge of educational disadvantage and the factors associated with early school
leaving
· Ability to build relationships with young people, parents and key stakeholders
· Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
· Excellent collaboration and teamwork skills with ability to take initiative and work
independently
· Ability to employ creative approaches to support student engagement and collaboration
· Ability to be flexible and respond to change and new initiatives as the need arises
· Commitment to the ethos and culture of iScoil

Terms and Conditions
Contract:​ Duration will be 2 years subject to organisation funding. Appointment to the role is subject to
Garda Vetting.
Location:​ The position is based in Acorn Centre, Blackpitts, Dublin 8
Deadline for application:​ Close of business on Friday 17th January 2020 Applications: ​By CV and cover letter to recruitment@iscoil.ie
Interviews: ​Scheduled to take place the week beginning the 27th January 2020
iScoil is an equal opportunities employer
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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Apply To:
Acorn Centre Warrenmount
Blackpitts
Dublin 8
D08W2X8
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 14
Phone:
014537570

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