Education Manager

Job Ref: AHEAD
Type: Permanent, full-time role pending continued funding
Location: Hybrid / Blackrock
Salary: €50,848 to €58,271
Closing Date: No Longer Accepting Applications

Full Description


AHEAD is an independent non-profit organisation working to create inclusive environments in education and employment for people with disabilities. The main focus of its work is further education and training, higher education and graduate employment.

AHEAD provides information to students and graduates with disabilities, teachers, guidance counsellors and parents on disability issues in education. It undertakes national research relating to the inclusion of students with disabilities, contribute to national policy forums and provide professional development opportunities to develop the capacity of staff in FET and higher education to be more inclusive.

AHEAD is now recruiting an Education Manager to join its team.


The Education Manager will lead and manage staff within AHEAD’s education team, overseeing at a high level and contributing directly where appropriate, to projects which seek to positively influence and change policy, culture and practice in further education and training (FET) and higher education (HE) regarding the inclusion of students and learners with disabilities.

The successful candidate will participate in a diverse range of activities alongside engaging with stakeholders across the FET and HE sector. The Education Manager will work in a dynamic and fast-moving team environment and be prepared to make quick decisions at the right times. They will be adaptable, motivated and have well established skills and experience in planning, reporting, and delivering on project work, and in empowering others to do so.

If you are highly organised, self-motivated professional with a genuine interest in AHEAD’s work and a track record of people and project management, this could be the role for you!


Please email [email protected] for the full job description, candidate information pack, and application details for this role. Please use the job title and name of the organisation you’re interested in as the subject of your email.

The recruitment campaign for the role of Education Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of AHEAD by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

AHEAD is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from people from diverse backgrounds are welcome and AHEAD will provide reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities where appropriate, as identified through its needs assessment process.

Closing Date: 3pm on Monday, 13th June 2022