Programme Director

Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
01 October 2019
29 October 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

St. Nicholas Montessori College is a QQI accredited Higher Education Institute specialising in education and related disciplines. This position is a senior role in the College, leading a Level 8 B.A. Hons programme which is recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland. The Programme Director will also have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the future development and direction of the College.

The role includes academic and faculty leadership, programme development, teaching, school placement management (in primary schools), quality assurance and enhancement and research.

We are looking for an experienced educator who has the enthusiasm and commitment to match our vision for the development of the College and the Society as a whole. Ideally you will have experience of higher education programme management, be a qualified primary school teacher and/or an understanding of Montessori philosophy and methodologies, particularly as they apply to the 6 to 12 age group. You must have a minimum of a Level 9 (Master's) award in a relevant discipline and preferably a PhD or be working towards one.

A full job description is available on request. Salary will be matched to experience and achievements.

As we approach our 50th anniversary, this post offers an unparalleled opportunity to help shape the next chapter in the history of St. Nicholas, our College and Schools. We are growing our primary schools and our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; we are exploring secondary provision and applying Montessori philosophy to allied areas such as dementia care. Join us as we support the development of the next generation of independent, creative and critical learners.

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