ADVERT ID 149366

Deputy Principal

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Holy Rosary School

Dominican Campus
Wicklow Town
County Wicklow
Wicklow
A67P680
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Thu Apr 29 2021 11:52:39
Application Closing Date:
Fri May 14 2021
Commencement Date:
Wed Sep 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
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
27
Current Enrolment:
475
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:
Holy Rosary School is a Catholic, co-educational primary school with special classes under the trusteeship of the Le Chéile Catholic Schools Trust and the patronage of the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Dr. Dermot Farrell (link to Le Chéile Schools Charter: https://lecheiletrust.ie/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Le_Cheile_Charter_Aug_14b.pdf).

The Principal, the Deputy Principal, one Assistant Principal 1 and three Assistant Principal II make up the senior leadership and management team of the school. This In School Management Team work in tandem to ensure the effective leadership and management of this proud Dominican school. In addition to being part of the ISM Team, the Deputy Principal will also be required to deputise for the Principal in her absence.


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


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

· A knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic Ethos of the school. All candidates should show evidence of having a recognised qualification to teach religious education.

· An excellent knowledge and understanding of leadership, management and administration in primary schools.

· Proficient communication and negotiation skills and a proven capacity to successfully lead and manage school teams.

· Evidence of and a high level of commitment to ongoing professional development.

· A commitment to shared leadership and a willingness to delegate, develop leadership capacity and mentor/empower others.

· A high level of understanding and knowledge in the area of SEN, and of inclusion and diversity in education.

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, in order to meet the daily needs of the school.
• Previous teaching experience across a wide range of classes and settings in a primary school.
• Comprehensive knowledge of SSE and the Primary Curriculum.
• Evidence of proficiency in digital literacy and experience of using it as a teaching/communication tool.

• Proven leadership skills, including policy development and implementation.
• Experience in the development, implementation, operation and evaluation of innovative and evidence based school based initiatives.
• Ability to promote a culture of learning and creativity in the school.

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 outside the standard school year.

Applications must be received by email to dpapplications@holyrosaryschool.ie before 2pm on 14th May 2021. Please use the application attached to this advertisement.










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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

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
17576B
Apply To:
Email applications only to:
dpapplications@holyrosaryschool.ie
County:
Wicklow
0404 67939
Website:

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