ADVERT ID 147503

Deputy Principal

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St Mary's Primary School

College Street
Mullingar
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Wed Mar 24 2021 16:31:24
Application Closing Date:
Thu Apr 29 2021
Commencement Date:
Tue Jun 1 2021
Status of Post:
Permanent
This is a readvertisement
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream with Special Classes
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
28
Current Enrolment:
428
Droichead school:
Yes
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POST DETAILS

Additional Information:
The Board of Management of St. Marys Primary School invites applications for post of Deputy Principal.

The school is a co-educational primary school with a Catholic ethos under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Meath Bishop Tom Deenihan.

There are 16 mainstream classes, 2 ASD Preschool classes, 9 SET positions, 12 SNAs, Principal and Deputy Principal.

The overall responsibility of the Deputy Principal is to assist the Principal in the management of the school and in upholding the school’s ethos and policies. In addition to the discharge of specific curricular, pastoral, administrative and management duties, the Deputy Principal also exercises a leadership and motivational role within the school. The Deputy Principal shall report to the Principal and the Board of Management, as and when requested.
The Deputy Principal may also be required to deputise for the Principal in her absence.

The Deputy Principal is required 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.

The roles and responsibilities of the Deputy Principal relate to the 4 domains of leadership and management as specified in DES Circular 0044/2019: Leading Teaching and Learning; Managing the Organisation; Leading School Development; and Developing Leadership Capacity.

The following skills,knowledge and experience are desirable:
-A knowledge of and committment to the Catholic Ethos of the School
-An excellent knowledge and understanding of Leadership, Management and Administration of a Primary School
-An understanding of inclusion and diversity.
Experience in the area of School Policy Development
-Excellent communication skills, expressed both in leadership and teamwork
-A proven capacity in successfully leading and managing school teams
-Evidence of and a high level of commitment to ongoing Professional Development
-The ability to promote a culture of learning and creativity in the school.
- Knowledge and experience of Special Education and of working with children with Additional Educational Needs.


The role 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 outside the standard school year.

Please include Letter of Application and copy of Religious Certificate with your application.
Applications by email only to applicationdp@stmarysmullingar.ie on or before 2 pm on Thursday 29th April 2021.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Standard Application Form for Principalship/Deputy Principalship

  • Letter of Application

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees

  • Teaching Council Registration
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
18381O
Apply To:
Chairperson
St. Marys Primary School
College Street
Mullingar
County:
Westmeath
044 9341517

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