Public appointment vacancies

Public appointment vacancies will usually be advertised in local and regional papers, as well as the department’s website and here on nidirect. Most appointments are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Northern Ireland (CPA NI).

Appointment of Member of Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland

A position of Member of Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland will become vacant in June 2019.

The closing date for applications is 1 February 2019

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below.

Appointment of school governors

The Department of Education (DE) invites applications for school governor positions.

The role of the Board of Governors is to manage the school with a view to providing the best possible education and educational opportunities for all of the pupils.

  • remuneration: none
  • period of appointment: up to four years
  • time commitment: varies depending on school requirements
  • regulated by CPA NI: no

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below.

Applications are welcome at any time.

UK public appointment vacancies

If you're interested in applying for a public appointment in England, Scotland or Wales, you can visit the Cabinet Office's Centre for Public Appointments and search the latest vacancies.

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