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Vacancy Principal - Edmund Rice College Carpenterstown/Castleknock

Edmund Rice College Carpenterstown/ Castleknock - Vacancy for Principal

Edmund Rice College, Carpenterstown/ Castleknock is a new post primary school which will open for first year students in September, 2017.  This new school, which will be under the trusteeship of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust, will, when at full capacity, cater for 1,000 students. It will be co- educational, non-fee paying and will have a strong emphasis on being inclusive and accessible.

Edmund Rice College, Carpenterstown/ Castleknock, will be a Catholic Voluntary Secondary School which will provide a caring and quality education for the children of the Carpenterstown and Castleknock areas.  The ethos and values of this new school will be in accordance with those set out in our Charter (  These values already find expression in our 96 schools countrywide, and are part of the global Edmund Rice family of almost 300 schools, which interact through the organisation; Edmund Rice Education Beyond Borders.

The Department of Education and Skills has not as yet confirmed the location of a site for the new school building.   Therefore, the school will open in 2017 in temporary accommodation.

Application Process

The post of Principal will be filled in accordance with the following:

The Edmund Rice Schools Trust Charter
Articles 20 & 21 of the Articles of Management for Catholic Secondary Schools. CF; see link below
Department of Education and Skills Circular4/98- Revised In-school Management Structures in Secondary School:  Appointments of Principals and Deputy Principals in Voluntary Secondary Schools
Role profile for position of Principal

Please note the closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 19th, December, 2016. Only signed copies of the Application Form will be accepted. The Application Form and five copies must be returned, by post only, to:

The Edmund Rice Schools Trust, Meadow Vale, Clonkeen Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin A94 YN96.

Note:  The outside of your envelope should be clearly marked “ERC Principal”

Please click on the links below to view the advertisement and to access all relevant documents regarding the vacancy for Principal in Edmund Rice College Carpenterstown/Castleknock

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