Further Education and Training (FET) Tutors

6th May 2022

Hours: 2 – 4 hours a week
Term: Temporary/ Contracted 2022/2023
Salary: Tutor’s hourly rate of pay will apply
Supported by: Further Education and Training management
Starting Date: 12th September 2022
Location: Work Remotely / Online Teaching Application
Deadline: Thursday 19th May 2022
Interview: Friday 27th May

We are looking for Tutors (Subject Matter Expert) to provide up-to-date understanding, knowledge, skills and experience in the following subject areas:

Cookery and Baking
Learn English Through Current Affairs
Managing Your own Tax via ROS
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Report Writing Skills

Role Description
Overview of the Job
The Irish Deaf Society (IDS) are hiring range of Further Education and Training (FET) tutors to assist the delivery of our new term courses in September 2022.

The key role of the tutor in adult education is to provide good quality education in a learner centered environment. The main task for tutors is to deliver tailored training material for use on subject areas as listed above. The tutor position involves producing and creating educational material in accordance with the timescale of the courses with the guidance of the Course Manager.

The tutor is responsible in maintaining up to date materials and ensure learner’s needs are met via online learning environment. 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**)
  • Current Subject Area experience, skills or knowledge with at least 2 years’ experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of conducting and / or writing within a subject area as a tutor or within an educational environment.
  • Confident use of IT and Video Conferencing e.g. Teams and Zoom
  • Ability to follow briefs and meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing guidelines and attend training as required.

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 jobs@irishdeafsociety.ie by the end of the day on Thursday 19th May 2022, please make sure to add “FET Tutor” in the subject field of your email.

The 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