Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Keith Hayes from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Keith Hayes

Ambulance/Paramedic

Health Service Executive

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  Keith Hayes
At a minimum get your Leaving Cert, that’s required anyway. But don’t sell yourself short aim for a third level college qualification, something like a science degree. It may not have obvious benefits now but the career is changing direction so fast it could stand to you big time.

Take your time in applying I joined the service when I was 25 yrs old and looking back I think around that age is the right time. When you consider some of the calls we attend and things we may need to deal with, joining at 17 or 18 after the Leaving Cert with little or no life experiences may turn you off because it is very demanding physically, mentally and emotionally.
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D-268
Montessori - Advanced Elementary 6 - 12 years

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It is our aim to ensure that an in-depth, comprehensive study of the principles and pedagogy of Maria Montessori is promoted and facilitated for the learners enabling them to apply these principles and pedagogical methods in the classroom, for the benefit of children, parents and the wider community.


 
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D-268 - Montessori - Advanced Elementary 6 - 12 years
Montessori College Dublin

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D-268 - Montessori - Advanced Elementary 6 - 12 years
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A.M.I. Directresses/Directors trained at the Dublin centre are working in a variety of areas. This Professional qualification affords a wide range of opportunities, for example:
Working in A.M.I. Montessori schools in Ireland.
Opening up one's own Montessori school/class.
Working in pre-schools for deprived children sponsored by Health Boards, voluntary agencies and community groups.
Work in Montessori schools worldwide (subject to local requirements).



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