Current Vacancies with Green-Schools / Programmes within the EEU

Opportunities with Green-Schools

  • Programme Manager, Green-Schools (Core Programme)

  • Senior Communications Officer

  • Junior Communications Officer


Programme Manager, Green-Schools (Core Programme)

The EEU of An Taisce is the national operator of a number of highly successful environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts, Climate Ambassador and Safe Routes to School. The Green-Schools programme is an environmental education programme and award scheme operating nationwide.

An Taisce is now recruiting for a Programme Manager for the Green-Schools Programme (not including the Green-Schools Travel Programme). The post will be full-time for a period of 12 months initially with extension subject to funding.

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Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 30th September 2022


Senior Communications Officer & Junior Communications Officer

The EEU of An Taisce is the national operator of a number of highly successful environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts and Green Home. Green-Schools is Ireland’s most successful environmental education programme, operating in 93% of Irish schools. The Green-Schools programme is based on ten different themes and works with a variety of partners, funders and sponsors to deliver a variety of behaviour change interventions.

An Taisce is now recruiting 1 Full Time Senior Communications Officer (Green-Schools & Green-Schools Travel) and 1 Full Time Junior Communications Officer (Green-Schools) to be located in the Dublin Region. The post will be full-time at 32.75 hours per week but a degree of flexibility of working hours around evenings and weekends will be expected.

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Deadline for applications: Friday, September 26th, 2022. Please send completed application forms to kmulvey@eeu.antaisce.org. 

Safe Routes to School (SRTS)

SRTS Communications, Engagement and Administration Officer

The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is the national operator of a number of highly successful environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts and Climate Ambassador. The Safe Routes to School programme was launched in March 2021 and focuses on the delivery of infrastructure to support active travel to school. The programme is funded by the Department of Transport and supported by the National Transport Authority (NTA).

Safe Routes to School Programme:

The Department of Transport has funded An Taisce EEU to develop and deliver a comprehensive Safe Routes to School programme which will support the wider Green-Schools Travel programme. The programme will focus on improving infrastructure in front of and around schools so that more students can walk or cycle to school. The programme is being delivered in partnership with Local Authorities and other key stakeholders nationwide.
The key focus for the programme is as follows:

  • To provide “front of school” treatments to enhance sustainable access into the school grounds.
  • To accelerate the delivery of cycling and walking infrastructure on access routes to schools.

An Taisce EEU is now recruiting one full-time Safe Routes to School Communications, Engagement & Administration Officer. Click below to download a job spec and application form.

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Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 26th September 2022. Please send completed application form and any supporting documents to kmulvey@eeu.antaisce.org