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Wesley College, Dublin

invites applications for the post of

DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

 

Wesley College is a co-educational boarding and day school in south Dublin.  Under the patronage of the Methodist Church in Ireland, the College caters for over 900 students, combining academic excellence with an extensive sporting and extra-curricular programme to provide a truly all-round secondary level education.

 

Following a retirement, the College will be appointing a new Deputy Principal to join the senior management team. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and will bring vision and experience to the teaching and learning programme.  S/he will contribute to the inclusive culture and high standards in the College.

 

The post is subject to conditions of employment as laid down by Department of Education regulations.

 

The Job Description, Core Competencies and Application Form are available by emailing Dpapplications24@wesleycollege.ie Completed application should be emailed as a pdf to the same address by 3pm on Friday 1 March 2024

 

Shortlisting may apply.

 

Wesley College, Dublin is an equal opportunities employer.

 

 

Vacancy

 

Position: Receptionist (Full Time) 

Place of Work: Wesley College, Dublin 

Reports to: Office Manager 

 

Job Description 

A Receptionist is required by Wesley College Dublin, a post-primary secondary school, with 970 pupils. Reporting to the Office Manager, the role is to welcome visitors, answer and transfer phone calls and emails. In addition, they will monitor and administer the attendance of pupils as they enter and exit the campus.   

 

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Meeting and greeting visitors, parents and pupils in a friendly and professional way.  
  • Dealing with queries from visitors, parents, and pupils and escalating where necessary. 
  • Administering the attendance system as pupils enter the exit the campus, and liaising with the Deputy Principals in the case of any issues arising. 
  • To build rapport with the teaching staff and other grounds, maintenance and office staff to enable good team interactions. 
  • Undertake general office duties, including correspondence, emails, generating labels and filing. 
  • Taking in deliveries, post etc. and then sorting and distributing post, also ensuring franked post is brought to the post office for mailing as required. 
  • Co-ordinate large post-outs of letters/certificates to parents. 
  • Assist with ad-hoc office projects. 

 

Candidate Credentials 

  • 3-4 years’ experience providing administrative support in a busy office environment. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including pleasant telephone manner, and an assertive, kind and patient attitude. 
  • Strong time keeping, attendance and work ethic with a flexible approach to work.  
  • Excellent time management and organization skills. 
  • Capable of assessing problems and reacting calmly to resolve them / escalating appropriately. 
  • Proven strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).   
  • Experience in attendance or booking systems. 
  • Valid Irish driving licence. 

 

Terms and Conditions 

The position is located on a full time basis at Wesley College Dublin (including school holidays).  

  • Competitive 
  • 20 days holidays plus public holidays. In addition, a further 5 days before Christmas and New year will be provided. College contributory pension. 
  • Office staff must take holidays during school holidays and must be available to work during term time. 
  • The working day at reception is from 8:30am to 5pm.  

 

To Apply, please email your CV and a cover letter to Info@WesleyCollege.ie 

 

Wesley College has over 100 staff in teaching, administration, grounds and maintenance roles.  We offer a positive working environment for everyone by providing opportunities for career progression and recognition, supporting and facilitating the development of full potential, and giving support relating to personal wellbeing.

Wesley provides a highly attractive workplace with modern facilities on a 50-acre site just beside the M50 at the foot of the Dublin mountains.  As well as providing the highest standards of education, we have a comprehensive extra-curricular programme facilitating a broad, inclusive education to all our students.

Our boarding houses are in the heart of the campus and some staff live and work there assisting with boarding duties. The skills and attributes of all the staff are used to their full potential whether it be in assisting with the School Musical or on the sports fields coaching.

What it’s like to work in Wesley College

In Wesley you will become part of a vibrant community where difference is embraced, individual identity valued and relationships are respectful.  We celebrate the talents of all our students and seek to provide high-quality teaching and learning.

 

What we look for

  • A strong academic record including a third level degree.
  • A commitment to high standards in education.
  • An ability to work with students to develop academic curiosity, independent learning, and pursue academic excellence.
  • A willingness to share your skills within the wide range of extra-curricular activities provided to facilitate a broad, inclusive education.
  • Some work experience gained either from prior experience in education or through a relevant related field.

 

How to join us

Teaching posts are advertised throughout the year on educationposts.ie. We require a CV, written references (where available) or names of referees, Teaching Council Registration and a cover letter, to be sent via email to: teachingjobs@wesleycollege.ie

 

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