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'Empowerment through Education'

An Cosán (Irish for ‘The Path’) is Ireland’s largest and most vibrant national community education organisation.  We are now seeking applications for the following positions from people who are energetic, motivated and innovative:

Community Development Tutor (6 hours per week)

Early Childhood Care and Education Tutor (6 hours per week)

Finance Officer (part-time, flexible)

Executive Administrator (full-time)

Community Employment vacancies Tutor Support / Administrator; Caretaker (not cleaner) (both part-time)

The mission of An Cosán is to bring about social equality and an end to poverty through community-based adult education, the provision of early years supports and empowering social enterprise development.  If you want the opportunity to make a lasting and tangible difference to communities across Ireland then join our team now.

Please follow the directions below on how to apply.

Community Development Tutor

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Community Development Tutor to join our team.

This role is 6 hours per week (2 mornings).

Email your CV and completed application form to Debra Crawley at d.crawley@ancosan.ie by Wednesday 23rdAugust 2022.

Early Childhood Care and Education Tutor

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Early Childhood Care and Education Tutor to join our team.

This role is 6 hours per week (2 mornings).

Email your CV and completed application form to Debra Crawley at d.crawley@ancosan.ie by Wednesday 23rdAugust 2022.

Community Employment

We currently have the following Community Employment (CE) part-time vacancies: Tutor Support / Administrator and Caretaker (not a cleaning role).

If you are interested in either of these positions or would like to find out more, please contact Ingrid Shannon, CE Supervisor, at i.shannon@ancosan.ie or phone 083-2097860.

The main duties of the Tutor Support / Administrator (19.5 hours per week) are supporting and assisting in the provision of administration services, including tutors. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

The main duties of the Caretaker (19.5 hours per week) are as follows: General security of the premises. Oversee the upkeep and maintenance of the building, both exterior and interior to include garden, children’s play area and car park. Maintain cleanliness of building and garden. General maintenance. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

An Cosán runs its Community Employment (CE) programme to assist long-term unemployed people back to work by providing work opportunities in a number of areas.  This gives individuals an opportunity to try something new and work within their community. In addition to the CE placement, participants can avail of working part-time in other services if they wish, thus giving participants the opportunity to use their new skills elsewhere.

Our CE programme has proven very successful since we set it up three years ago with previous participants going on to secure employment or going on to study at Trinity College Dublin.

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for one year or more, or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will be verified by the Department of Social Protection.

 

Finance Officer

We are currently seeking a talented Finance Officer to join our team.

Please email the following documents to Connor Dunne at conor@corporatehrireland.com with subject line clearly marked An Cosán Finance Officer role:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae

Executive Administrator

We are currently seeking a talented Executive Administrator to join our team.

Please email the following documents to jobs@ancosan.ie with subject line clearly marked Executive Administrator role:

  • Cover letter
  • Application form
  • Curriculum Vitae

Our Team

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