Internal Part-time Job Advertisement

Access Programme Co-ordinator and part-time teaching assistants

The Access Programmes Office is seeking to recruit part-time teaching assistant(s) to:

  • Co-ordinate the Mature Students Access Programme (Galway Campus) including the   delivery of  the Engage  module  
  • To teach Geography during the academic year 2018/2019.  
  • To teach Biology during the academic year 2018/2019.

The   Access/Foundation Programmes are designed to equip non-traditional students with key knowledge and skills that will enable them to access and succeed in higher education. We offer streams in Humanities, Business, and Science & Engineering (including Health Sciences). You can find out more about the work of the Access Office at

Person Specification

The characteristics and experience we are looking for include:


  • Proven ability in subject area
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised and reliable
  • Respect for privacy and ability to manage confidential information


  • Prior experience of co-ordinating an educational programme
  • Prior experience of teaching
  • Prior experience of working with non-traditional students, including mature students, students with disabilities, and students from socio-economic groups underrepresented in higher education
  • Prior training on dealing with students in distress
  • Currently registered PhD student

How to Apply:

Complete the application form attached to this document and return it to the Access Office no later than August 17th, 2018.

By email:

By post:        Access Office, Áras Uí Chathail, NUI Galway, Galway


For further information, contact the Access Programmes Office:



Phone:          091 49 3553