Employer FAQ

What does it cost to advertise a vacancy on EducationCareers.ie?

EducationCareers.ie provides a free vacancy advertising service for all DES primary and post-primary schools in the Republic of Ireland.

An advertising fee applies for private employers, recruitment agencies and schools outside of the Republic of Ireland).

We also offer additional services including the Featured Job and access to the Substitute Teacher Database.

How do I upload a vacancy?

You can register as an employer on EducationCareers.ie for an account. For security reasons we must approve all accounts prior to activation on our system. Once your account has been reviewed and activated by a member of staff you can log into your EducationCareers.ie account and upload job vacancies.

How do jobseekers apply for vacancies?

Employers have the choice of accepting applications by post, by fax, by telephone or online (via email). Online applications are forwarded directly to the registered email address of the employer with the CV of the jobseeker attached. You can also log into your employer's homepage and click 'My Vacancies' to view applicants.

Can I upload an application form?

Yes. Employers can upload one application form per vacancy which will be available for jobseekers to download.

We already have an online application process for vacancies, can I link to my own school/college website?

Yes. Your vacancy can contain links to external websites allowing you to direct jobseekers to your own website.

Can my school have multiple accounts?

Yes. Some schools have more than one person dealing with job applications for specific subjects. You sign up for more than one employer account but each account must have its own unique email address.

How does EducationCareers.ie help reduce my vacancy advertising costs?

You can opt to advertise your vacancies solely online which is free for DES primary and post-primary schools in the Republic of Ireland and considerably more cost effective for other employers compared to printing in the newspaper. Each vacancy posted on our site is assigned a unique job reference number.

Can I advertise a job without showing any of my school details?

Yes. When you upload a job vacancy you can select an option to hide your employer details allowing you to advertise a vacancy anonymously. Employers must accept online applications when choosing to advertise anonymously.