From time to time jobs will be advertised at the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, its agencies and commissions as well as areas where bishops as Trustees hold responsibility. Please see below for current listings:

Please see below the following opportunity to tender to undertake a strategic review of Safeguarding in the Catholic Church in Ireland and an advertisement for the position of Assistant Director of Saint Senan’s Education Office: 

The Irish Episcopal Conference and 

The Association of Leaders of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland

Invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals and organisations to conduct an independent

Strategic Review of Safeguarding in the Catholic Church in Ireland

The review will include all aspects of Safeguarding and outreach to survivors of abuse. In this pre-tender stage applicants are asked to outline, with evidence as appropriate:

Knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, including: (a) services,

       (b) current research, and (c) best practice

Previous experience of the evaluation of a major service of a similar nature

  • Knowledge and understanding of support services for survivors of abuse
  • Experience of working with voluntary organisations and statutory authorities
  • Skills, experience and understanding in relation to strategic thinking , organisational change, management and governance
  • Appreciation of the particular structures and ethos of the Catholic Church
  • The ability to undertake service level reviews and evaluations
  • Competence in relation to legal issues regarding Safeguarding and Data Protection in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
  • Willingness to assist with the implementation of recommendations following the Review is desirable.

Criteria based on the above will be used to facilitate shortlisting of suitable applicants who will be invited to submit a more detailed tender proposal.

Applicants are asked to send a short submission of no more than 2 to 3 pages by email to [email protected] by Wednesday 21 April 2021.


Posted: 30 March 2021. 


Assistant Director of Saint Senan’s Education Office

Saint Senan’s Education Office are seeking applications for an Assistant Director.  (One-year (minimum) fixed-term full-time contract)

Serving the Patrons and Boards of Management of Catholic Primary Schools in the Catholic Archdiocese of Cashel & Emly and the Dioceses of Limerick, Kerry and Killaloe.

The successful candidate will work with the Director and team in the provision of necessary supports to further good governance and management in the Catholic Primary Schools in the Dioceses named above.  Responsibilities include support of the Patrons in their dealings with management bodies, Trustees, Department of Education officials, Parents’ Representative groups, and other education partners; support and advice to Boards. Further information and application form can be found here.

Closing date: Friday 9 April at 12.00pm

Posted: 31 March 2021.

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