Teaching Council Vacancies

Welcome to the Teaching Council vacancies page. Here you will find information on current vacancies and contact information for our HR Department. The Teaching Council is the professional standards body for the teaching profession, which promotes and regulates professional standards in teaching. It acts in the interests of the public good while upholding and enhancing standards in the teaching profession. 


Clerical Officer

The Teaching Council is inviting applications for the role of Clerical Officer. A panel will be formed to fill vacancies at this level, across departments within the organisation. The panel will remain in place for 12 months and may be extended to 18 months. 

The Clerical Officer position is an operational role within the organisation and involves working as part of a busy team. As Clerical Officer you may engage in a range of activities including verifications of applications, reviewing, and coordinating quality assurance processes, procurement support, supporting Panel, Committee and Council meetings, reception duties, general administration and customer service management in order to ensure the smooth operation of our daily activities. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in the Public Sector and would suit a person starting out in their career or returning to the workforce.  

The Teaching Council offices are conveniently located in Maynooth Business Campus with free parking available. Staff enjoy the security of permanent pensionable employment and  incremental pay. The Teaching Council encourage ongoing learning with opportunities for training and advancement in your career. 

Annual leave entitlement for the role as Clerical Officer is 22 days and the Teaching Council operates a flexi-time policy. Hybrid working is available subject to completion of successful probation. 

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and gain invaluable and transferable experience within an innovative and dynamic public sector organisation.  

Further information and application form

Closing date:  10am on Monday, 12th June 2023

Some benefits of working for the Teaching Council

The benefits of working for the Teaching Council

Data Protection Act 2018

The Teaching Council is an equal opportunities employer and all applications for employment will be considered based on merit. The Teaching Council welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates irrespective of belief, gender, disability, race, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependents. 

When your application form is received, we create a record in your name, which contains much of the personal information you have supplied. Such information held is subject to the rights and obligations set out in the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. To make a request under the Data Protection Act 2018 or GDPR 2018, please submit your request in writing to dpo@teachingcouncil.ie. 

Please ensure that you describe the records you seek in the greatest possible detail to enable us to identify the relevant record. Certain items of information, not specific to any individual, are extracted from records for general statistical purposes.