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Teaching Opportunity for Irish Speaking Students


Teaching Opportunity for Irish Speaking Students

Junior Achivement Ireland


At a Glance

  • Start Date:10/11/2021
  • End Date:02/05/2022
  • Closing date:02/05/2022
  • Post Updated:23/11/2021
  • Min Hours:2-4 hours
  • Role Type:Teaching/Tutoring

Requirements:Irish Speaker


Economics of Staying in School programme 'As Gaeilge’

Junior Achievement Ireland are recruiting Third Level student volunteers to deliver this programme in Irish, to first year students in second level.

In this programme, Third Level students will share details of their own Third Level course with the second level students and answer any questions they may have on potential future careers that can arise from completing your particular course.

The student volunteers will then help the second level students to complete a set of activities (provided by Junior Achievement) to identify their personal interests, highlight their skills for different careers and consider what will make them happy in the future!

The programme is delivered online via the classroom smartboard.

3 x 40 minute workshops taught in Irish. All material provide by Junior Achievement.

No teaching experience required - full training is provided.

You will be matched to a 1st year class in a second level school.

Interactive, fun and developed in partnership with Údarás na Gaeltachta

For more information or to sign up for a training session, please contact your Junior Achievement representative,  Ray Fogarty: / 086 8339373

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:

No teaching experience required - full training is provided.

Student volunteers will attend a two hour training session provide by Junior Achievement  prior to teaching and can complete their programme any time from December 2021 - May 2022.

Skills required for this role:

Irish Speaker

Open to all students from 2nd Year to PHD level 

Details of time commitment needed for role:
3 x 40 minute workshops taught in Irish, during school times. 2 hour Training session provided prior to teaching.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Volunteers are provided with a login to the Junior Achievement Volunteer portal where they can access the programme materials and complete garda vetting online, using this portal also.


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

Name: Niamh Grealish

Address: Junior Achivement Ireland,


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