Associate Recruitment 2020-21

The National Induction Programme for Teachers (NIPT), a cross-sectoral support service for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) under the remit of the Teacher Education Section of the Department of Education and Skills (DES) may have a number of opportunities for the position of Associate 2020/2021.

An associate is a registered teacher, who is engaged to work in a part-time capacity with NIPT to complement and extend the capacity of the service. An associate will be required to make her/himself available to work for up to 20 school days in any one year. The needs of the organisation may also necessitate work/training in the evenings/weekends/holiday periods until August 31st.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and serving Primary and Post-Primary teachers who are fully registered with the Teaching Council, hold a recognised position and have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience. Candidates with Droichead experience are particularly welcome.

Following the application process, shortlisted candidates will be invited to a recruitment event (which includes a group interview) on Saturday March 7th 2020 and, subsequently, a panel will be created for 2020/2021.  Associate positions will be offered to panel members based on the needs of the organisation at national and regional levels. Please note a place on the panel does not guarantee work as an associate.

Download NIPT Associate Application Form 2020-21

Download NIPT Associate Overview Document

Download NIPT Associate Advertisement

Closing date for receipt of electronic applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is 3p.m. on Friday, 24th January 2020.
Late and /or incomplete applications will not be considered.