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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The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.
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Part-time Job Incentive Scheme

This scheme is for people who have been getting Jobseeker’s Allowance for 15 months or more and is intended as a stepping stone to full-time work. It allows certain long-term unemployed people to take up part-time work (up to 24 hours per week) and get a special weekly allowance instead of their jobseeker’s payment.

Recipients of the Part-Time Job Incentive Scheme must be available for and seeking full-time work while getting the payment. 

For more information on this scheme click here

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