ADVERT ID 143280

Deputy Principal

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Scoil Mhuire Agus Eoin

Boherboy Road
Mayfield
Cork
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Thu Apr 22 2021 17:42:19
Application Closing Date:
Thu May 6 2021
Commencement Date:
Tue Jun 1 2021
Status of Post:
Permanent
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream with Special Classes
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Classification:
DEIS 1
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
29
Current Enrolment:
271
Droichead school:
Yes
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POST DETAILS

Additional Information:
The Board of Management of Scoil Mhuire agus Eoin invites applications for the position of Deputy Principal.

The school is a vibrant, dynamic, co-educational, DEIS 1, primary school with a Catholic ethos under the patronage of Bishop Fintan Gavin. The successful candidate must have a recognised qualification to teach Religious Education and a commitment to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

Together the Principal, Deputy Principal and Assistant Principal (1) form the senior management team of the school, and work in tandem to ensure the effective leadership and management of the school.

The roles and responsibilities for this post relate to the four domains of leadership and management as specified in Circular 0044/2019.

1. Leading Teaching and Learning

2. Managing the Organisation

3. Leading School Development

4. Developing Leadership Capacity

In addition the following skills, knowledge, competencies and experience are desirable:

• Ability to exercise flexibility and full involvement in the school, in partnership with and under the direction of the Principal, to meet the daily needs of the school community.
• Previous teaching experience across a wide range of classes in primary school.
• Comprehensive knowledge of SSE and the Primary Curriculum.
• Evidence of proficiency in IT literacy and experience of using it as teaching tool.
• Knowledge and experience of Special Education and of working with children
with additional educational needs.
• Proven leadership skills, including policy development and implementation.
• Experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of innovative and evidence based school based initiatives.
• A high level of commitment to continuing and relevant professional development and to promoting professional development on staff.
• Evidence of proficiency in the management and delivery of remote learning.
• Experience in managing challenging behaviour and supporting the retention of vulnerable students.
• Proven ability to work as a flexible member of a team in a collaborative manner.
• Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work well with all staff and the wider school community.
• Ability to promote a culture of learning and creativity in the school.
• Excellent communication skills expressed both in leadership and teamwork.

The roles and responsibilities of this post are subject to review and change according to procedures set out in Circular 0044/2019. The responsibilities of the role will require participation in the leadership role outside of the standard school day and also outside the standard school year.

Applications by post only.

Candidates are asked to include an email address. Invitation to interview will issue via email.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Standard Application Form for Principalship/Deputy Principalship

  • Letter of Application
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
20497W
Apply To:
Ms Rosella Sheehan, Chairperson,
Scoil Mhuire agus Eoin,
Boherboy Road,
Mayfield,
Cork
County:
Cork
021 4503003

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