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Volunteer Junior Certificate Irish Tutor


Volunteer Junior Certificate Irish Tutor

The Turas Centre


At a Glance

  • Start Date:24/02/2020
  • End Date:25/05/2020
  • Closing date:03/04/2020
  • Post Updated:12/02/2020
  • Min Hours:1 hour per week
  • Role Type:Teaching/Tutoring

Requirements:Good standard of written and spoken Irish


The Turas Centre is a  full-time pilot alternative education programme for young people aged 12-15 years that are out of mainstream education. The Centre was established by Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) in October 2018. 

We require a volunteer Irish tutor to work with one of our students on a 1:1 basis in the Turas Centre, with the support of Turas Centre staff.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

The volunteer will tutor one student to support them to complete their Junior Certificate Foundation Irish exam in June 2020. 

Skills required for this role:

  • The Tutor should have a good standard of written and spoken Irish
  • The Tutor should have an interest in teaching and in working with young people

Details of time commitment needed for role:
The Tutor will generally work with the student on Mondays and/or Wednesdays from 3pm - 4pm. However, we can be flexible on these days if necessary.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
In addition to Garda Vetting (which we organise for the volunteer), we require volunteers to complete an application from, provide two references and to complete a Statutory Declaration (form provided)


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

Name: Nollaig Rabbitte

Address: The Turas Centre, c/o VTOS Further Education Centre, Tuam Rd, Galway

Website: http://

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