ADVERT ID 167221

Kinia Digital Learning Project Officer

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Kinia Education

Kinia,
Unit 3, Guinness Enterprise Centre,
Taylors Lane
Dublin
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Other Education
Date Posted:
Tue Apr 19 2022 08:55:40
Application Closing Date:
Fri May 27 2022
Status of Post:
Permanent
Number of Vacancies:
1
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POST DETAILS

Title:
Kinia Digital Learning Project Officer
Description:

Kinia is an education focused non-profit, charity and social enterprise (formerly Camara Ireland, TechSpace and the Ireland focused programmes of Suas Educational Development). Collectively we are grounded in the belief that education is a key driver to increased equality and opportunity for children and young people.
We want to make sure future focused skills and learning opportunities are available for all children and young people.

We believe that by working collaboratively we can best realise that vision.

See more information about us: https://kinia.ie/

We are expanding and looking for an enthusiastic team member to join us and work primarily with educators to develop a creative digital learning environment. This role has a primary focus of working with schools and teachers and will also work in the youth sector.

Role: Digital Learning Project Officer
Location: The Guinness Enterprise Centre, Dublin 8. We have flexible and remote working options.
Contract: Full-time contract

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will work as part of a team to ensure a range of deliverables are achieved across our project and social enterprise activities including:
Project Management
Plan and deliver professional development opportunities and events
Deliver our services and products to organisations across the education sector
Design new programmes in response to emerging needs
Collect and monitor feedback from participants to ensure a high standards are maintained

Stakeholder Engagement
Manage relationships with education practitioners and organisations
Quality monitoring of the project with teachers, youth workers, volunteers and young people
Research & Development
Engage in continued professional development to stay current with developments in the technology sector
Keep a watching brief on emerging technologies and develop proposals and opportunities to innovate
Marketing & Communication
Seek speaking opportunities at relevant events
Contribute content to organisational platforms

Requirements

Essential:
3rd Level qualification in education
Primary and/or Post-Primary Classroom Teaching experience
Understanding of current Education Policy and Strategy in Ireland
Experienced facilitator of creative digital approaches to learning.

Desirable
Experience of working collaborative with peer networks
Experience in project management
Accreditation educational software
Skills and Competencies
Self-motivated with excellent organisational skills
Strong technical skills across digital equipment, tools and creative softwares.
Creative thinker and problem solver with the ability to be resourceful, think quickly, work flexibly, adapt to changing situations
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills with confidence to initiate in person contact with educators to build a community of digital youth work practitioners.
Foster strong relationships with external funders and partners.
Excellent organisational, time management and interpersonal skills.
Comfortable working with colleagues remotely located.

Additional Information
A full, clean driver’s licence is preferable as the role will involve travel when restrictions lift
Garda Vetting is required for this role
The role is based at Camara Ireland’s Dublin office in Guinness Enterprise Centre, Dublin 8
Salary €34,000 - €36,000 per annum

Who Should Apply?
You are an enthusiastic professional with a background in teaching and a drive to inspire others and work collaboratively. You’d like to work with a dynamic team with a collective mission to create equality of opportunity for all young people. You’re excited by the potential of technology in education.

How to Apply
Please submit a CV and cover letter to careers@kinia.ie

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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email

  • Post
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Apply To:
Kinia,
Unit 3, Guinness Enterprise Centre,
Taylors Lane
Dublin
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 8
Enquiries To:
+353 1 685 7123
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