Vacancies

Introduction

St Nicholas Montessori College Ireland (SNMCI) has been synonymous with the training of Montessori teachers for the past 40 years. It is located in Dun Laoghaire, Cork, and Limerick.

Programmes

SNMCI has 4 programmes of higher education, all of which are accredited by the Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). They are:

Level 6: Higher Certificate in Arts in Early Childhood Montessori Education
Level 7: Bachelor of Arts in Montessori Education
Level 8: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Montessori Education;
Level 8: Higher Diploma in Arts in Early Childhood Montessori Education

The programmes are provided on a full-time and part-time basis.

Details of the modules on each of the programmes are provided at www.snmci.ie/courses


Current Vacancies
Programme Director
Level 8 (Bachelor of Arts (Honours) In Montessori Education)

Location: Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
Contract Type: Full-time
Contract Term: Permanent

The College currently accommodates 200 full-time and part-time learners. Of these, about 40 are pursuing the Level 8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Montessori Education. SNMCI is now looking to appoint a Programme Director for this programme. In addition to delivering lectures in the field of special education, the principal duties for this key management position are:
(a) Manage the day to day operation of the programme;
(b) Co-ordinate the annual and on-going monitoring of the programme, the evaluation, both internal and external, of the programme;
(c) Manage and co-ordinate the activities of the academic staff within the programme, ensuring, inter alia, that they are familiar with the rules and regulations relating to their teaching function;
(d) Liaise with out-centres as appropriate to ensure consistency of learning experiences in all locations where the programme is being delivered;
(e) Co-ordinate the programme assessment schedule;
(f) Ensure sufficiency of resources (materials, books, publications, equipment etc) to enable the efficient delivery of the programme;
(g) Lead related programme reviews and programme development;
(h) Actively engage in research, promoting and supporting the research culture within the College;
(i) Ensure programme compliance with SMNCI’s Quality Assurance policy;
(j) Any other matters as may be assigned by the Director of Academic Affairs or the Director;

The candidate should have a minimum of a Master’s Degree (Level 9 on the Irish NFQ) in Education, with a particular emphasis on special education and/or primary education. Candidates should be research active, and should be familiar with senior academic management processes in a higher education institution, including quality enhancement processes.

The salary scale for this position is €42,858 to €59,857.

The closing date for this position is 7th November 2014.

Completed CVs, as well as all enquiries about this position, should be directed to
Dr Kay O Sullivan,
Director of Academic Affairs,
Saint Nicholas Montessori College Ireland.
(email kay.osullivan@snmci.ie)

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