ADVERT ID 163286

Deputy Principal

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Bunscoil Chríost Rí

Turner's Cross
Evergreen Road
Cork
Cork
T12H6KA
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Thu Nov 18 2021 09:00:40
Application Closing Date:
Mon Dec 6 2021
Commencement Date:
Mon Feb 7 2022
Status of Post:
Permanent
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SCHOOL DETAILS
School Type:
Mainstream
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
30
Current Enrolment:
430
Droichead school:
Yes
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POST DETAILS

Additional Information:
The Board of Management of Bunscoil Chríost Rí invites applications for the position of Deputy
Principal. This is a permanent post commencing on the 7th February 2022. This is an Open
Competition process.
The dedicated email address for applications is bcrdpfeb2022@gmail.com
Bunscoil Chríost Rí is a co-educational school, with Junior Infants to 6th class,with one Special Class ASD(second class opening September 2022),with an enrolment of
433 pupils, 30 teachers and 6 SNAs.
This is a key leadership role in the school and will be of interest to teachers who have
experience in the development, implementation, operation and evaluation of innovative school
based initiatives. The Deputy Principal will work in collaboration with the Principal and Leadership & Management Team to ensure the effective management of the school, that all pupils have a positive educational experience and that the school fully conforms to the governance structures as set out by the Department of Education.
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 overall responsibility of the Deputy Principal is to assist the Principal in the management
and continued growth of the school and to assist in the daily organisation and supervision of the
school’s activities.
Besides the discharge of specific administrative and management duties, the Deputy Principal
also exercises a leadership and motivational role within the school.
Together, the Principal and the Deputy Principal will form the senior management team of the
school, and will work in tandem to fulfil the aims and objectives of the school.
The Deputy Principal will be required to deputise for the Principal in their absence in all matters
organizational / administrative and in relation to discipline within the school or associated school
events.
In addition, the following knowledge, competencies and skills are desirable:
• An excellent knowledge and understanding of leadership, management and administration in
primary schools
• Effective communication and negotiation skills and a proven capacity in successfully leading
and managing school teams
• A commitment to shared leadership and a willingness to delegate, develop leadership capacity
and empower others
• A high level of competence in the area of School Policy Evaluation and
Development.
• Organisational capabilities in managing school resources and workload.
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 the successful candidate to participate in the
leadership role outside of the standard school day and also outside the standard school year.
A recognised qualification to teach Religious Education is an essential requirement.
Evidence of a wide range of teaching experience in both mainstream & SEN is required.

Please email application to bcrdpfeb2022@gmail.com


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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
20388R
Apply To:
Turner's Cross
Evergreen Road
Cork
Cork
T12H6KA
County:
Cork
021 4963629

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