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

 

Paul Galvan

Resource Teacher

Department of Education and Skills

Read more

  Paul Galvan
I would advise them to ensure they enjoy working with young people. If possible try to get some teaching experience; I started out as a substitute teacher before applying for my H Dip in Education.
Close

Realist?
Realist 
Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

St. Patricks College, Maynooth 
Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education 
The Lir Academy 
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation
Job Seekers
logo imagelogo image

Intreo

Intreo is a new service from the Department of Social Protection which will provide a single point of contact for all employment and income supports.

Intreo offers practical, tailored employment services and supports for jobseekers and employers alike. 

These new "one-stop-shops" for jobseekers are currently being rolled out around the country.

What services and supports are provided by Intreo?

  • Employment services and income supports available in one place.
  • Expert assistance and advice on employment, training and personal development opportunities.
  • A focus on your individual needs to assist you enter the workforce.
  • Self-service facilities to provide you with information and guidance on employment and training opportunities.
  • Access to information on job vacancies through www.jobsireland.ie

To contact you nearest Intreo office click here

Live Job Search

Latest Jobs

Search Jobs...


Popular Job Sites

employment news
20 new jobs for Blackrock with IdentiGEN
November 30, 2016 
LinkedIn has announced 200 new jobs
November 29, 2016 
400 new jobs for Dublin docklands with Voxpro
November 29, 2016 
100 new jobs with West Pharmaceutical Services
November 29, 2016 
60 jobs with new food court at Dundrum Town Centre
November 28, 2016 
View more...

employer profile image

ask the experts
  Hint: Failte Ireland
I'm registerd with a very good agency who looks after my career path for me. They told me about the job at the Tower Hotel Dublin, and that it would suit me. They organised the interview. I had 2 interviews with the CEO of The Tower Hotel Group -Eric Rothchild and Ms Nora Wyse - GM of The Tower Hotel Dublin. The job offer was made to the agency and I had to accept it through the agency. Using the agency took a lot the stress out of the whole process.
Who said this?
Find out here:
go