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Scrúduithe Teistiméireachta

Recruitment of Contract Staff for the Certificate Examinations
Leaving Certificate / Junior Cycle Examinations 2019 Recruitment

The delivery of the state certificate examinations would not be possible without the co-operation of the thousands of teachers who are appointed each year to supervise and mark the examinations. We depend on teachers for the professionalism; commitment and diligence with which they approach these critical roles each year.

Recruitment of Oral and Practical Examiners for the 2019 Examinations

Leaving Cert Applied Examiner Application Forms

Recruitment of Examiners for Leaving Certificate Home Economics Food Studies Practical Coursework Journal - Closed for 2019

Recruitment of the Written Examiners for the 2019 Examinations - Recruitment to commence shortly

Superintendent for the 2019 Certificate Examinations - Recruitment to commence shortly

Policy on appointment of examiners for written examinations

Who Can Apply?
All suitably qualified teachers are welcome to apply for these positions. Examiners will be selected on the basis of their teaching and assessment experience and qualifications. Full training is provided and a supported network is available throughout the marking process.

Applicants for the position must:

  1. Hold a third level degree or equivalent
  2. Have recent teaching experience in the relevant subject area or related subject
  3. Have good organisation and analytical skills
  4. Be able to work to a fixed time-scale
  5. Be available to work full-time for the duration of the marking
  6. Be resident in the Republic of Ireland during the marking period.

Why Become An Examiner?

Being an examiner enables you to:
  1. Enhance your own teaching
  2. Gain a deeper understanding of the assessment process
  3. Exercise your professional judgement
  4. Network with other professionals
  5. Increase your professional development* and career prospects
  6. Earn extra income

*The Teaching Council has confirmed that, including the 2019 examinations, recent and ongoing engagement by teachers (as facilitators of, or participants in, workshops, courses, conferences, etc.) in preparation for State Examination work, and the practice of examination work itself, are recognised in Cosán, the national framework for teachers’ learning, as valid examples of professional learning under a number of headings including:

  • Courses, programmes, workshops and other events
  • Reading and professional contributions
  • Collaboration and Practice

 
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