ADVERT ID 219719



Hansfield ETSS

Barnwell Road
Dublin 15
D15 TF6F


Post Primary
Date Posted:
Fri Jun 28 2024 12:54:58
Application Closing Date:
Fri Jul 26 2024
Commencement Date:
Mon Aug 26 2024
Status of Post:
Number of Vacancies:
Number of hours per week:
School Type:
Voluntary Secondary School
Current Enrolment:


Additional Information:
Teaching Posts 2024-2025
Information Note
Maths ( with any other subject )- Please note applicants will be contacted early august for Interview . A editable application form is available on the school website

Hansfield ETSS is large school (circa 900 students) under the patronage of Educate Together. It caters for students from a wide variety of cultural, socio-economic and educational backgrounds, including 18 students in three Special Classes (ASD).

As a large school it provides a lot of opportunity for creativity and innovation. New subjects such as PE and Computer Science are under development at in Senior Cycle. One: One Devices were introduced for first years in 2023/2024 and there is a strong commitment to professional development for staff with good opportunities for career consolidation and promotion over time.

Vacancies that arise in 2024/2025 are set out at the end of this Information Note. Some are linked to the new positions and others to staff secondments, career break, job sharing or family leave. The final employment status and number of hours offered will depend on the final teacher allocation approved by the Department of Education and the qualifications and subject combination of the successful candidate.
-Experience of the following will be an advantage:
- working on developing curriculum initiatives e.g. intercultural and language development programmes, theme-based learning not guided by a national framework.
- working with students with different abilities and special and additional educational needs
- working with students for whom English is a second language.
- working on or leading guidance initiatives and/or behaviour support initiatives.
-Successful candidates will be required to commit to the following:
- exploring innovative teaching and learning, including collaborative practice, team teaching, experiential learning and using ICT as a primary teaching and learning tool
- mediating the curriculum through integrated and theme-based learning initiatives focussing on experiential and discovery-based learning
- promoting school wide ethical education, ethical practice and development education
- supporting positive behaviour focussing on the principles of restorative practice
- building the school ethos and culture as framed by the Patron Body - Educate Together.
Applicants should visit the school website and the school twitter account. Applicants are also advised to visit the Educate Together website ( and read the guidance documents for second level school including ethos development to become familiar with the school expectation, ethos and priorities.

• Applications should be made on the Hansfield ETSS Application Form. The form is available on the school website. If applying for more than one position one application form will be sufficient but the subjects being applied for and their codes must be clearly listed in the relevant section of the application form.

• All Sections and Questions on the application form should be addressed. If a question is not relevant to you insert ‘Not Applicable’. Information other than the completed application form should not be provided.

• Contact details for two referees must be provided and two written references should be submitted, if possible.

• Guidance on the word count should be observed.

• Applications should be submitted by email to

• Hansfield ETSS is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. Shortlisting will apply. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed as soon as possible after the closing date for application. Applicants not shortlisted for interview should be advised by email within 6 weeks of the closing date for application. If you do not receive an email, please feel welcome to email for clarification, if you wish.

• Information provided by you (Application Form and References) will be handled and stored in accordance with current Data Protection legislation. Except for successful candidates, all records from the recruitment process will be permanently destroyed once the recruitment process is completed.

• In most instances, an applicant must be registered with the Teaching Council to work in a second level/secondary school in order to be appointed to a teaching position. Appointments are subject to approval by the Board of Management approval and Department of Education.

Bernie Judge
June 2024.

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Barnwell Road
Dublin 15
D15 TF6F
Postal District:
Dublin 15