8th March 2017


Down Syndrome Ireland is currently seeking applications for the post of Chief Executive Officer.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for providing leadership in the organisation towards the realisation of DSI’s mission and goals and is the key strategist in providing expert business and organisational advice.

Working closely with the Board, the CEO is responsible for the development of the organisation’s strategic and operational plans and policies and for leading their implementation. The appointee will inspire, lead, manage and support staff members in the fulfilment of their responsibilities and will be responsible for driving DSI’s advocacy work, building relationships with key stakeholders, to solicit positive changes in rights, benefits and services for people with Down syndrome.

Chief Executive Officer Job Specification and Application Mar 2017


27th February 2017


 Down Syndrome Ireland is currently seeking applications for the post of Education Officer.

Down Syndrome Ireland’s Education Officer provides advice, information and advocacy to parents of children with Down syndrome (DS) in the education system (Preschool, Primary, Post primary and Special schools) to promote the best educational outcomes for children and young people with DS.  The Education Officer also works directly with schools and provides information, advice and training to Educational professionals.  The role also involves research and the development of best practice, along with driving DSI’s lobbying efforts for improved educational entitlements. Closing date for applications: 31st March 2017.

Education Officer Job Description Mar 2017.