Adult Literacy Organiser (Initial Responsibility for Coordinating Regional Literacy)– (5-year fixed-purpose contract)   

The national network of the Education and Training Boards (ETB) are recruiting Adult Literacy Organisers (Initial Responsibility for Coordinating Regional Literacy)to support the implementation of the Adult Literacy for Life strategy. The Strategy aims to ensure that every adult has the necessary literacy, numeracy and digital literacy to fully engage in society and realise their potential. 

The Adult Literacy Organiser (Initial Responsibility for Coordinating Regional Literacy) will be located across the national network of the ETBs, with one Regional Literacy Coordinator located in each of the 16 ETBs. 

Reporting to an ETB Adult Education Officer, the Adult Literacy Organiser (Initial Responsibility for Coordinating Regional Literacy) will play a pivotal role in the strategic development of the Adult Literacy for Life Strategy. The successful candidate will have specific responsibility for providing overall proactive leadership and direction for the Adult Literacy for Life Strategy, coordinating awareness campaigns, supporting the delivery of the ALL strategy and facilitating cross-organization and cross-service coordination with Government departments and other relevant stakeholders. 

Successful applicants will hold a relevant qualification and have post-qualification experience to include designing and managing advances relating to unmet literacy needs, numeracy and digital skills. 

Applying for the Job(s) 

  • Applicants must download the application form below and save the document to a folder on their machine. 
  • Read our application guide before completing your application form (details on the front page of the application form below). 
  • Please complete all sections of the form.  
  • If you are applying for more than one position, please complete an application form for each position. 
  • Once the form is completed, the applicant must email the application form directly to the appropriate ETB using the list below. 

Click here to download the Application Form

Click here to download the Adult Literacy Organiser booklet 

ETBs Please email your application form to this address Contact Person 
WWETB vacancies@wwetb.ieSandra Murphy
LCETB recruitment@lcetb.ieRecruitment
LWETB recruitment@lwetb.ieBronagh Maguire
KWETB jobapplications@kwetb.ieJayne Hogarty
CDETB applications@cdetb.ieAudrey Matthews
Donegal ETB recruitment@donegaletb.ieLinda Harley,
CMETB cmetbapplications@cmetb.ieCíosa McClave,
Kerry ETB jobs@kerryetb.ieAnne O’Connor
Cork ETB recruit@corketb.ieAnne Marie Tierney
LOETB recruitment@loetb.ieAnn Denmead
Tipperary ETB careers@tipperaryetb.ieTeresa Ryan
DDLETB recruitment@ddletb.ieJennifer Conway 
MSLETB rlc@msletb.ieBen Pemberton 
GRETB recruitment@gretb.ieAnnemarie McDonnell
KCETB recruitment@kcetb.ieCatherine Barron
LMETB recruitment@lmetb.ieSinead Hesnan

The closing date for receipt of application for the post is Friday 29th July 2022 at 5pm. 

Please note:  

Application forms received after the closing date and time will not be accepted.  

Application forms that are incomplete or not completed correctly will not be accepted. 

Please ensure that the declaration is signed by you prior to submission of the application.