ADVERT ID 152511

Deputy Principal

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St Marys NS

Oldcourt
Rochestown
Cork
T12PV05
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Jun 8 2021 13:36:45
Application Closing Date:
Wed Jun 23 2021
Commencement Date:
Wed Sep 1 2021
Status of Post:
Permanent
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
8
Current Enrolment:
59
Droichead school:
Yes
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POST DETAILS

Additional Information:
The Board of Management of St Mary’s School invites applications for the position of Deputy Principal. This is a permanent post commencing on 1st September 2021.

St Mary’s School is a school for children with a Mild General Learning Disability from 4-18. We will also be opening two ASD specific classes in September and there will be continuing work on the expanding our enrolment.

Our Patrons are the Brothers of Charity. We are currently an 8 Teacher school, increasing to 10 teachers in September with an additional 3 part time teaching posts. 13 SNAs will be employed in the School.
Together, the Principal, Deputy Principal and 1 AP2 post holder form the Leadership and Management Team working in collaboration with the Board of Management to ensure the effective 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

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

- an excellent knowledge and understanding of Leadership, Management and Administration in a primary/special school setting

- a high level of understanding and knowledge in the areas of special education, intellectual Disability-particularly MGLD, behaviours that challenge and working in an ASD specific setting

- effective communication, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills and a proven capacity in successfully leading and managing school teams

-evidence of and a high commitment to ongoing Professional Development

- a commitment to shared leadership and a willingness to delegate, develop leadership capacity and empower others

- a knowledge of and a commitment to the Catholic ethos of our school.

The DP will be expected to deputise for the Principal in her absence or unavailability at school or at school-related meetings and events. The DP carries out all the duties and responsibilities of the Principal when so required. The DP, along with the Principal, will lead and manage the School Self-Evaluation process and School Improvement Plans in collaboration with the post holders and all staff. 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 should be marked: Deputy Principal Post, for the attention of Ms. Margaret Barry, Chairperson, Board of Management should be submitted by post.

Please submit only the requested documents.

This is an open competition. Applications should be received no later than 5pm on Wednesday 23rd 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:
19759T
Apply To:
Oldcourt
Rochestown
Cork
T12PV05
County:
Cork
021 4891431

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