ADVERT ID 149319

Principal Teacher

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Our Lady of Hope School

Armagh Road
Crumlin
Dublin 12
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Wed Apr 28 2021 16:34:37
Application Closing Date:
Fri May 14 2021
Commencement Date:
Thu Jul 1 2021
Status of Post:
Permanent
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
1
Droichead school:
No
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POST DETAILS

Additional Information:
Applications are invited for the position of Administrative Principal Teacher in Our Lady of Hope School (Roll No. 20555K), which is under the patronage of the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Dermot Farrell.

This is a new special school designated for children, ages 4 - 18 years, with Autism and Complex Needs. The school is due to open in September 2021 in the vacant premises of the former Scoil Colm located in Armagh Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12.

The school will be staffed in accordance with initial enrolment of up to 36 students.

This position is a challenging role and offers an opportunity to shape and develop a new school.

Significant experience with children who have a diagnosis of Autism/ Autistic Spectrum Disorders and/or Special Education Needs is required.

The following skills, knowledge, experience and competencies are desirable:

• A commitment to upholding and fostering the Catholic Ethos of
the school.
• An excellent knowledge and understanding of Leadership,
Management and Administration.
• Evidence of commitment to ongoing Professional Development.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Commitment, dedication and an ability to lead and empower a
school team and work with external agencies.
• A broad range of teaching experience in the area of SEN.
• A high level of understanding and knowledge in the area of
Autism and Complex Needs.
• A clear vision for the development and expansion of this new
special school.

The roles and responsibilities for this position relate to the four domains of Leadership and Management as specified in Circular 0044/2019.

Applicants must be currently registered with the Teaching Council and comply with the eligibility criteria for Principalship as set out in Circular Letter 02/02 from the Department of Education.

Applicants must have a Certificate in Religious Education.
A post-graduate qualification in Special Education is desirable.
Appointment will be subject to current Vetting Requirements and
Occupational Health Screening.

Applications may be submitted by Post Only.
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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

  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)

  • Teaching Council Registration
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
20555K
Apply To:
The Managers,
Our Lady of Hope School,
Education Secretariat,
Holy Cross Diocesan Centre,
Clonliffe Road,
Drumcondra,
Dublin 3
D03 P2E7
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 12

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