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Educational Support


Educational Support

Ballybane Study Club


At a Glance

  • Start Date:17/11/2019
  • End Date:21/05/2020
  • Closing date:20/05/2021
  • Post Updated:28/11/2019
  • Min Hours:1 /2 hours
  • Role Type:Teaching/Tutoring

Requirements:Second level subjects (esp Irish, Maths, French, Technical Drawing)


Hello to everyone !

We are a small group of Homework Club staff and students who operate under the direction of Galway City Partnership and operate our club in the Ballybane Resource Centre (behind the church and beside the Enterprise Centre) - free transport available from ALIVE.

We have small but  wonderful  group of students , from 1st years to Leaving Certificate candidates who would really appreciate you sharing any skills/knowledge you might have.

We open from Mon-Thurs 4.30-6.30pm so any time during this period we would accommodate you. Your session could be :


*a small group (max 4)

* a one day workshop on a given topic from the second level curriculum.

We can supply materials etc so there will be no cost to you and your commitment can be long/short term , especially during the dreaded exams .

All volunteers having NUIG vetting can apply.

This is a great opportunity to initiate/enhance  your teaching skills/subject knowledge or just simply a way to bring forward the next generation of teachers and engineers!

We look forward to hearing from you .

Is mise , Mary 

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Holders of NUIG garda vetting  can   apply. Garda vetting  can later be obtained through Galway City Partnership.

Types of tasks especially required:

-Basic and exam level Maths, Geog

-Maths,Biology ,Science -Junior /Leaving Certificate (Ordinary level only)

-Eng (H/O) Junior/Leaving Certificate

-Irish,French  for Orals and reading comprehension, writing ((Ordinary level only)

Leaving Cert DCG , Engineering (H), Construction 0/H

But all subjects welcomed

Skills required for this role:

Ability to impart subject knowledge clearly in a relaxed setting 

Reliability and conscientiousness

Willingness to engage in  a relaxed atmosphere of teaching-learning for everyone.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Monday-Thurs Any period within 4.30pm-6.30pm

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Mary Mc Mahon

Address: Ballybane Study Club, Ballybane Resource Centre, Ballybane

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