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 Padraig Parle from Department of Education and Skills to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Padraig Parle

Teacher - Special Needs

Department of Education and Skills

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  Padraig Parle
It is essential to be a very patient and organised person. Also you must have a sense of humour, be easy going and not take yourself too seriously.
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Contact details:
Contact Name:
HR Department
Address:
Great Connell Road
Newbridge
Co. Kildare
Email:
hr@lidl.ie
Web:
www.lidl.ie
Phone:
045 853 450


 
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What are the main entry requirements and recruitment procedures?

For experienced candidates, requirements are determined by the positions. The recruitment process is as follows:

  • Online application (jobs.lidl.ie)
  • Assessment centre (for relevant positions)
  • First Interview
  • Second Interview

For applicants to the Retail Management Degree Programme:
Minimum entry requirements are five passes at Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level including a C3 in Ordinary Level Mathematics and a D3 in English or another language, plus an overall minimum of 250 points. Applicants can also apply after obtaining a FETAC Level 5 full award or equivalent. For further details and to apply please log on here.

For applicants to the Graduate Management Development Programme:
You must have attained or anticipate to attain a 2.1 Honours Degree in any discipline.


Where to go for current vacancies?
  • We advertise all positions on our own web site
  • We attend general and  college careers fairs
  • Vacancies can also be found on the job boards Irishjobs.ie and Jobs.ie
 






 

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