Academic Personal Assistant Maynooth Co. Kildare

Education Support
Kildare, Ireland
Job Type


Academic Personal Assistant Job

Servisource are recruiting Educational Support Workers in Maynooth Co.Kildare to assist student(s) with disabilities in Higher Education.

An Academic Personal Assistant is someone who supports students while they are attending their course of study. This is someone who can assist them throughout the college day with both academic support and personal assistance if required.

Job Description of an Academic Personal Assistant:

  • Assist in facilitating the student’s attendance at all necessary lectures, tutorials, labs and other academic contact hours.
  • Assist the student with mobility and orientation around the college at location(s)
  • Assist the student with carrying personal belongings, books, folders etc.
  • Assist the student with educational tasks including (but not limited to), sourcing library books, photocopying, scanning, etc.
  • Assist, if necessary, in assisting the student with Activities of Daily Living on campus
  • May be required to act as a Note taker for the student
  • The PA maybe required to act as a PA to more than one student in the same class of study
  • The PA will manage all confidential information they are aware of in relation to the student and/or their course of study in line with our confidentiality policy  
  • Undertake other services and/or training as and when requested by his/her line manager


  • Minimum level 7 National Framework of qualifications
  • Competency in the use of IT: Minimum level ECDL or equivalent
  • Respect for privacy and ability to manage confidential information
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent timekeeping and reliability
  • Prior experience of working with people with disabilities
  • Experience working in a third level institution or the education sector


Now taking applications to join a panel for roles starting in Semester 1 September 2019. 

All applicants are required to be Garda Vetted and Reference checked before joining the panel.  

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.


Don't miss out on this great opportunity, apply now for a job as an Academic Personal Assistant in Maynooth Co.Kildare by sending your CV in confidence to [email protected] or for further information call Bronwyn on 042-9368329

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