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ADVERT ID 127386

Deputy Principal

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Scoil Naomh Fiachra

Illistrin
Letterkenny
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Sun Sep 8 2019 19:38:59
Application Closing Date:
Tue Sep 24 2019
Commencement Date:
Mon Nov 4 2019
Status of Post:
Permanent
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
34
Current Enrolment:
555
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:
The Board of Management of Scoil Naomh Fiachra invite applications from eligible teachers for the position of Deputy Principal (this is also a full-time teaching role). This appointment is being made under the terms of Circular 0044/2019. The successful candidate will become part of the Leadership and Management team in the school. The Deputy Principal will cooperate in partnership with the Principal to ensure the effective leadership and 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. The roles and responsibilities of this post are subject to review and change according to procedures set out in Circular 0044/2019 and the responsibilities of the role will require a teacher to participate in the leadership role outside of the standard school day.
The role of Deputy Principal will be to work in partnership and cooperation with the Principal and the main duties will be (but not limited to):

Domain One: Leading Teaching and Learning
- Share responsibility with the Principal for the effective leadership and management of teaching and learning encouraging a culture of continuous improvement in the school
- Foster a commitment to inclusion, equality of opportunity and the holistic development of each child
- Coordination of Special Education Needs (SEN) provision in the school
- Coordination of the area of assessment, standardised testing and school reports
-Be part of and support the work of the In School Leadership Team

Domain Two: Managing the Organisation
- Assist, advise and support the Principal in relation to the day to day leadership, organisation and management of the school (curricular, organisational and pastoral)
- Deputise for the Principal in the event of her absence or unavailability
- Act as DDLP in all matters of child protection and safeguarding
- Assist the Principal in the promotion of positive behaviour strategies and the monitoring of pupil behaviour throughout the school and assist with the implementation of the school's Code of Behaviour

Domain 3 Leading School Development
- Assist in the communication and realisation of the guiding vision for the school
-Advise and support the Principal in the coordination of the work of the In School Leadership Team
- Support the Droichead process in the school
- Assist with ongoing policy development and self evaluation using Looking At Our Schools 2016, a Quality Framework
- Build and maintain relationships with the school community

Domain 4: Developing Leadership Capacity
- Assist the Principal in the promotion of targeted in-house and external continuous professional development opportunities for staff, thus contributing to their professional growth and also ensuring that the strategic needs of the school are being met (enriching teachers' and pupils' learning).
-Support and facilitate staff to take on and lead new initiatives and projects.
-Promote and facilitate the development of pupil voice, pupil participation and pupil leadership.

Please write your name in the subject bar of your email. Please write your letter of application in the main body of your email. Please attach a completed standard application form. No further documentation is required at this stage of the recruitment process.
Only applications emailed to illistrindpvacancy@gmail.com will be considered.
Canvassing will disqualify.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Standard Application Form for Principalship

  • Letter of Application
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
12077E
Apply To:
illistrindpvacancy@gmail.com
County:
Donegal
Phone:
074 91 25775

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