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ADVERT ID 142685

Deputy Principal

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Holy Family SNR School

Aughnaharna
Portlaoise
R32N8C2
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Wed Sep 16 2020 13:45:42
Application Closing Date:
Thu Oct 1 2020
Commencement Date:
Mon Nov 2 2020
Status of Post:
Permanent
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream
School Structure:
Senior School
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
42
Current Enrolment:
752
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:
Applications are invited for the post of Deputy Principal at Holy Family Senior School, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. This vibrant and inclusive school has a Catholic ethos and is under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin.
This is an open competition process.

The overall responsibility of the Deputy Principal is to assist the Principal in the management and continued growth of the school.
Besides the discharge of specific administrative and management duties, the Deputy Principal also exercises a leadership and motivational role in the direction of the school enterprise.
Together the Principal, the Deputy Principal will form the senior management team of the school, and they must work in tandem to fulfill the aims and objectives of the school.
The Deputy Principal may be required to deputise for the Principal in her absence in all matters organisational/administrative and in relation to discipline within the school. The Deputy Principal must be willing to work in conjunction with the Principal.
The successful candidate must have a recognised qualification to teach Religious Education and a commitment to promoting the Catholic ethos.
The following skills, knowledge and experience are desirable:
• An ability to promote a culture of learning and creativity in the school:
• Excellent communication skills expressed both in leadership and teamwork
• Experience in managing others
• Excellent time-management skills
• Organisational capabilities in managing school resources and workload
The Roles & Responsibilities for this post will relate to each of the four domains (as specified in Circular 0070/2018).
These duties are subject to review and change.
Candidates called to interview will be required to provide proof of qualifications and teaching council registration.
It is envisaged that the interviews for this position will take place on October 17th 2020.
Those shortlisted for interview will be invited to make a presentation on the day.


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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Standard Application Form for Principalship
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
20480F
Apply To:
Chairperson BOM
County:
Laois
Phone:
0578621142

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