Title Primary District Inspectors
Location Nationwide
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Primary District Inspector

The remit of the Inspectorate, a division of the Department of Education and Skills, is set out in Section 13 of the Education Act 1998. The Inspectorate works to improve the learning experiences and learning outcomes of children and young people in Irish early years’ settings, schools and centres for education. It also supports the development of the Irish educational system through providing high quality evaluation, analysis, support and advice in relation to educational provision.
Primary District Inspectors:

• Evaluate and report on the work of early years’ settings, schools and centres for education;

• Evaluate and advise on the development and implementation of national strategies and curriculum reform;

• Advise teachers, school leaders and boards of management on the promotion and achievement of excellence in school leadership and management,
teaching and learning and effective engagement in school self-evaluation.

The successful candidate(s) will have substantial experience of teaching at primary level and will have expertise in relevant areas such as curriculum and assessment, pedagogy, education policy, school leadership and school management issues.

A panel will be formed from which vacancies may be filled in Dublin and regional locations.

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Department of Education and Skills



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