Facilitator – Irish Aid Centre – Suas Educational Development

Suas Educational Development is an Irish educational charity. We believe all people should be valued equally and our aim is to see children in disadvantaged settings in Ireland and internationally realise their rights and achieve their full potential. Our mission is to transform the lives of children in disadvantaged settings through education.

We support the delivery of quality education in disadvantaged (DEIS) schools in Ireland and in informal, community schools in India, Kenya and Zambia. In Ireland we also contribute to a wider enabling environment through our global citizenship work – raising awareness of young people in third level education about issues of inequality and injustice and mobilising people to take action – including through volunteering and mentoring in partner schools.

The Role
Suas is contracted by Irish Aid to provide Facilitation and Public Awareness Services in support of Irish Aid’s Public Awareness Programme (see more information about this programme below). To this end Suas is now recruiting a panel of facilitators who can be called upon to work as part of a dynamic, diverse team based in the Irish Aid Centre in Clonmel Street, Dublin 2 over the coming year.

The purpose of the facilitator role is to contribute to the achievement of the Irish Aid Public Awareness Programme by working as part of a team to deliver workshops for primary, secondary and third level students, support with public outreach events, respond to public queries and manage the stock and provision of Irish Aid materials.

The facilitator role is a fixed term, part time contract position for ~3 years until the end of June 2020. The role holder will work ~7-8 days per month on average, and will generally work half days (mornings). This role is an excellent opportunity for facilitators who enjoy working with a range of groups, are flexibile in their working arrangements and are keen to pursue their professional development as part of a small dynamic team.

A full job description can be found here and is also attached below.

If you feel you have the personal and professional capabilities required of this ambitious role, please submit your CV and Cover Letter to hr@suas.ie.

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