ADVERT ID 148609

Principal Teacher

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Cara Junior School

Banduff Road
Mayfield
Cork
Cork
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Apr 20 2021 10:16:48
Application Closing Date:
Tue May 11 2021
Commencement Date:
Wed Sep 1 2021
Status of Post:
Permanent
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Junior School
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
13
Current Enrolment:
72
Droichead school:
Yes
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POST DETAILS

Panel of Applicants:
An internal panel of suitable applicants may be set up to fill vacancies which may occur within a specific time period (four months for teacher posts and the duration of the school year for SNA posts) from the date on which the Board approves the successful candidate.
Additional Information:
Cara Junior School is a catholic co-educational Special School designated for children aged 4-12 years with a dual diagnosis of ASD and an Intellectual Disability between the mild to moderate range.

Applicants must comply with the eligibility criteria for a Principalship as set out in Circular 02/02 from the Department of Education & Skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a full time staff of 13 teachers, 37 special needs assistants with additional part time staff members including 24 bus escorts, 3 cleaners, 2 caretakers and a school secretary.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate vision, management and leadership qualities and will enjoy working in a dynamic and challenging role in an environment of continuous learning, working in conjunction with the existing school team and external agencies.

Applicants should exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and have a good understanding of team building and the management of HR related issues. Applicants should demonstrate detailed knowledge of Special Needs Education, curriculum differentiation, management of challenging behaviour and the pedagogy associated with ASD specific methodologies.

Additional qualifications in and experience of special education, educational administration and management are highly desirable.

All applications must be made by post with all documents in hard copy. A minimum of three applications is required for the process to proceed.

Interviews are expected to be held late May/early June 2021.














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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Standard Application Form for Principalship/Deputy Principalship

  • Letter of Application

  • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees

  • Teaching Council Registration
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
20354A
Apply To:
Seamus Feehan, Chairperson of Board of Management
Cara Junior School
Banduff Road
Mayfield
Cork
T23 TA12
County:
Cork
Enquiries To:
0214643060

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