The Board of Governors of St. Columb’s College invites applications to the following post:

Full-time Temporary Post

Teacher of Business – required for September 2019.  Click here for Application Pack.

Essential Criteria
• Qualified Teacher, registered with the GTCNI and recognised by the Department of Education to teach at second level;
• Honours Degree (minimum 2:2) or equivalent in the required subject(s) or Bachelor of Education Degree with the required subject(s) as the main component.

Desirable Criteria
 Preference may be given to applicants who:
• Have a higher classification of degree (or equivalent qualification) in the required subject(s);
• Have a minimum of one year’s teaching experience in the delivery of the subject(s) at KS3/GCSE-level;
• Have a minimum of one year’s teaching experience in the delivery of the subject(s) at A-level;
• Are able to teach another subject of the school’s curriculum;
• Have competence in the use of ICT in the teaching of the subject(s).

The Board of Governors seek to appoint teachers who are able and willing to contribute to the Catholic ethos of the College and who will enrich the experiences of the pupils through participation in extra-curricular activities.

To all applicants:
The Selection Panel reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate a manageable shortlist.
Shortlisted applications will be held on file for similar vacancies which may arise within the next 12 months.  Canvassing either directly or indirectly will disqualify applicants.
In line with our Child Protection Procedures, successful candidates are required to apply for and pay £33 to Access NI for an Enhanced Disclosure of Criminal Record Certificate.

Application Forms for the above post are available from the College Office or on-line at  and must be returned to the Principal by 3.30 p.m. on Friday 19th July 2019.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the week beginning Monday 19th August 2019.

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer

2019 UK ENTHUSE Celebration Awards in London 20th of June 

Congratulations to Mrs Orla Gallagher, Head of Moving Image Arts on her recent success at the UK ENTHUSE Celebration Awards 2019, in winning the ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching- Post 16. Mrs Orla Gallagher represented Northern Ireland in this section. The event was held at the Royal Society 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London.  Mrs Orla Gallagher would also like to thank her four AS pupils, Lars Pedersen, Luke O Grady, Rudi Cunningham, Rory Toal and Mr Madden for their nominations.

 Orla Enthuse

Arts and Minds Competition, click here.  Pupils can submit photography and digital artwork (excluding film and animations). Prizes include up to £1,000 for each school and vouchers up to £1,000 for individual pupils. Closing date 5th of July 2019.

VOID GALLERY – COMPETITION Inaugural Youth Visual Art Competition at Void Art Centre – open call for emerging artists 25th June 7th of July. The Void is inviting entrants for This Must Be The Place, our inaugural youth art competition for emerging artists. Taking inspiration from the city that we live, artworks can be from a variety of art practices from two-dimensional work such as photography, contemporary instillations, video and digital work etc. The competition opens to 2 age groups: 16 – 19 years old/ 20 – 24 years old. All artworks will be exhibited in Void’s Process Room during DCSDC's Youth 19 Arts Festival (25th June - 7th July) and there will be a £50 Eason's voucher up for grabs for an outstanding work in each category. The closing date for submissions is 5pm on Friday June 21st. Submissions can be dropped to the gallery or posted for the attention of Maeve Butler. 

Competition Details 2019

Entry Form

VOID GALLERY Competition

More opportunities for MIA, Art and Design, Music, English and interested pupils. Please see the link here

REWIRE YOUTH 19 Festival Derry.

An exciting, new and action packed 12-day celebration of youth culture featuring hundreds of events across Derry and Strabane kicks off this week.

REWIRE is the city and district’s first ever youth arts festival that includes performances, exhibitions and discussion forums from June 26th to July 7th. The event is the flagship event of Youth 19, Council’s year long programme of events and activities focused and dedicated to young people aged 12 – 24.The celebration includes an eclectic range of activities and events including music gigs, a spoken word/hip-hop festival, film screenings, discussions, fashion masterclasses, street art and digital."

Further Information;

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