Mater Dei Academy is a new classical Catholic school set to open in Cork, Ireland, in Fall 2020. COVID-19 permitting, we are currently seeking enthusiastic and committed Catholic teachers and tutors for Fall 2020, with particular needs for teachers or tutors in English, Ancient History, French and Earth Science or Geography at 7th grade (12-13 year olds).

Mater Dei Academy is located in the historic Shandon quarter of Cork city within the complex of the Dominican community on Pope’s Quay.



We are particularly interested in graduates from the classes of 2019 and 2020 in classical colleges who would qualify for the US/Ireland Working Holiday Program. Mater Dei Academy is will confirm a stipend prior to the start date. The Academy may provide host accommodation to successful applicants if requested.


Interested parties should forward a CV include two references along with a letter of interest and transcripts to



At present Irish schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the event that the situation persists into the Fall, Mater Dei Academy will deliver its content via remote teaching. If you are interested and available to teach remotely from the US, please contact us.