Applications are invited for Further Education and Training (FET) Teachers/Tutors (QQI)

13th May 2022

Hours: 2- 4 hours a week
Term: Temporary / Contracted 2022/2023
Rates: Hourly rate of pay will apply
Supported by: Further Education and Training management
Starting Date: 12th September
Location: Blended work from both IDS premises and remotely as required.
Application Deadline: Thursday 19th May 2022
Interview: Friday 27th May

We are looking for suitable Teachers /Tutors for the following QQI Awards subject areas:


  • English as Second Language Level 3 & 4
  • Irish Sign Language Level 3 & 4
  • Photography Level 3
  • Spanish Level 3
  • French Level 3
  • Role Description
    Overview of the Job

    The Irish Deaf Society (IDS) are hiring a range of Further Education and Training (FET) Teachers/Tutors to join our team to assist the delivery of our courses for this September Autumn courses.

    The key role of the Teacher / Tutor in adult education is to provide good quality education in a learner centred environment and apply best practice and contribution to the ethos and quality assurance systems of IDS FET.

    They would also be responsible in designing, delivering, assessing coursework to QQI standards. To support and maintain a positive working relationship with learners and staff.

    The successful candidate will be expected to attend our Teaching Staff forum, our community practice space to provide feedback and suggestions.

    We are looking for someone who has a proactive approach to their work, who is communicative, flexible and committed, with the ability to work alone as well as part of a team.

    The successful candidate will work in the Deaf community with an appreciation and respect for Deaf culture and Irish Sign Language.

    Experience and Qualifications Required (desirable)

  • Fluent in Irish Sign Language (required)
  • Experience teaching or training adults and understanding needs of the adult learner
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team-working skills
  • Relevant qualification and experience in the subject area
  • Awareness and knowledge of QQI Awards and curricula
  • Strong IT skills
  • Submitting your Cover letter and CV
    Please send a cover letter (save as either word or PFD documents) explaining why you are suitable for the role with your CV by email to by the end of the day on Thursday 19th May please make sure to add “FET Tutor” in the subject field of your email.

    Interview will be on Friday 27th May
    If you are unable to attend for interview on this date, please state so clearly in your email.

    You can find out more about the Irish Deaf Society at:

    Irish Deaf Society