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Home Economics Assistant | Sligo

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 20447

Our client based, an educational facility based in Sligo requires a Home Economics Assistant to join their team There are two open vacancies available.

The first is a part-time position, with a 3-day working week. This is a 1-year fixed-term contract.

The second is a full-time, maternity leave contract.

As a Home Economics Assistant, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Advanced preparation for practical laboratory sessions
  • Ensuring all required supplies and equipment are available in advance of practical sessions
  • Organising and setting up lecturer demonstrations for practical laboratory sessions across the areas of Home Economics
  • Assisting the lecturer prior to, during and after class as required
  • Assisting students during laboratory practicals
  • Liaising with suppliers in relation to researching equipment/materials, sourcing quotations and costing equipment and materials 

(Full spec available upon request)


  • Relevant qualification at NQF Level 8 or above, in the identified Home Economics areas/aligned fields 
  • Previous experience in a similar role in an education setting or in industry ie, Textiles, Fashion & Design, Food Studies
  • Competent IT skills 
  • Good understanding of Food Safety and Hygiene Regulations

To find out more information on this Home Economics Assistant role, please contact Chloe Somers

071 9140254