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Education Authority launches recruitment drive

6th October 2020

Education Authority is responsible for ensuring that efficient and effective primary and secondary education services are available to meet the needs of children and young people. EA helps with all aspects of a child’s journey through education from admission to pre-school to moving through primary and post-primary.

Jobs on offer at Education Authority

Education Authority is seeking applicants to fill a wide range of roles. EA is hiring Classroom Assistants, Building Supervisors, Technicians, Clerical Officers, Executive Officers, Principals and Teachers across Northern Ireland.

Classroom Assistants

Classroom Assistants are sought-after in Ballymena, Fivemiletown, Enniskillen, Craigavon, Kilkeel and Newtownards. The Classroom Assistants will assist with the educational support and care of the pupils in a designated class or classes, in or outside the classroom and under the direction of the class teacher.

Building Supervisors

Building Supervisors are required in Belfast, Craigavon, Enniskillen, Cookstown, Newcastle and Newtownards. The Supervisors will provide on-site supervision, cleaning and non-cleaning services under the direction of the designated line manager in accordance with the practices and procedures of the Education Authority.


There are plenty of teaching jobs on offer too. Some of the vacancies include:

  • Primary Teacher (Bangor)
  • English to A Level Teacher (Bangor)
  • K3 & KS4 Science with Biology to A Level Teacher (Newry)
  • P1 Teacher (Lisburn)
  • Teacher for the Vision Impaired – Sensory Service (Belfast)
  • English & LLW to GCSE Teacher (Craigavon)
  • Maths & Science to GCSE Teacher (Craigavon)
  • Nursery Teacher (Belfast)
  • Art Teacher (Omagh)
  • Physics Teacher (Omagh)


EA is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Principal. Principals are required in Derry/Londonderry as well as in Banbridge High School, Magherafelt High School, Glencraig Integrated Primary School & Nursery Unit and Killowen Primary School.

How to apply

You can apply for one of the above roles or view all other vacancies at Education Authority on nijobfinder.

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