ADVERT ID 172372

Tusla Education Support Service (TESS) Integrated Services Manager (Seconded)


TUSLA Education Support Service

The Brunel Building,
Heuston South Quarter,
St. John’s Road West,
D08 X01F


Other Education
Date Posted:
Thu Jun 16 2022 16:21:21
Application Closing Date:
Thu Jun 30 2022
Commencement Date:
Thu Sep 1 2022
Status of Post:
Number of Vacancies:


Tusla Education Support Service (TESS) Integrated Services Manager (Seconded)
Job Details
Applications are sought for two full-time posts with TESS to support the implementation and on-going development of the integrated service.

• Dublin Central (Dublin North City and South City)
• South Dublin & South East (Dublin South West, Dublin South East, South County Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford)
A national panel will be created for the purpose of filling these positions and will remain open for twelve months.

Applications are invited from primary and post- primary teachers / principals who currently hold full time posts in a recognised primary or post- primary school and are registered with the Teaching Council in accordance with Sections 30 & 31 of the Teaching Council Act, 2001. The appointments will be on a secondment basis for the school year 2022-2023 with potential to extend to a maximum of five years. Candidates must be eligible for full-time secondment as per circular 0029/2018.

Application form and full details and requirements for the position can be obtained by emailing Méabh Grandon at .

The Role and Responsibilities:
The person appointed will be expected to provide leadership across the three strands of the integrated service. S/he will be required to bring a wealth of experience in terms of achieving the strategic goal of maximising student attendance, participation and retention. The successful candidate will be a key member of TESS senior management team and will be expected to contribute to the achievements of TUSLA’s goals and to policy development.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
In the context of the integrated service, the person appointed to the position will have responsibility for:
• Working as a key member of TESS Senior Management Team on individual and corporate tasks. This might include assuming particular interest in specific elements of service provision such as Home Education, Educational Welfare Service, Home School Community Liaison, School Completion, Attendance Strategies, Policy formulation, Legislative Compliance etc.
• Working as a key member of the Senior Management Team on the planning, design and implementation of the integrated service
• In conjunction with members of the Senior Management Team, the planning, preparation and delivery of quality CPD to support the integrated service
• Supporting and enhancing the capacity of each of the strands - EWS, HSCL and SCP to ensure the realisation of the organisation’s goals
• Supporting school leaders and staffs in developing systems and processes to maximise student attendance, participation and retention – this will include assisting in developing systematic school planning processes, effective target setting and employment of data, selection and implementation of appropriate interventions, supporting partnership with parents etc.
• Implementation of continuous improvement programmes to improve practice within and across each of the service strands


  • Application Form

Applications may be submitted by

  • Email


Apply To:
An application form and full details and requirements for the position can be obtained by emailing Méabh Grandon at

Completed applications should be emailed to Méabh Grandon at no later than 12 noon on Thursday 30th June 2022. Late applications will not be accepted under any circumstances
Postal District:
Dublin 8
Enquiries To:
For enquiries about the position please e-mail (for queries only).