Job description

A Principal shall be required to carry out his/her professional duties in accordance with the school’s policy and objectives as determined by the employing authority and, in the case of a controlled school, the Board of Governors and shall obey the reasonable directions of the employing authority and, in the case of a controlled school, the Board of Governors..


  • Formulating the overall aims and objectives of the school and policies for their implementation;
  • Participating in the selection and appointment of the teaching and non-teaching staff of the school;

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Applicants must at the closing date for applications: 1. Hold a teaching qualification which meets the requirements for recognition to teach in grant-aided schools in Northern Ireland.
  •   The criteria that will be applied at shortlisting is as follows (please note that experience must be accrued by the closing date for receipt of completed applications): 2. Have a minimum of 9 years post qualification teaching experience in primary

Desirable Skills

  • Preference may be given to those applicants who:   1. Can demonstrate evidence of involvement in staff development within school/s;
  • Have successfully completed an additional post graduate (or equivalent or higher) qualification in Education.

Further Information

Location: Brownlee Primary School Salary: £56,303 - £65,249 per annum pro rata Work time: Monday - Friday, times to be confirmed.

Application Information

Please apply online at: (copy and paste link to your browser) Search for job using ref: 23000170

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Co Antrim
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Monday - Friday, times to be confirmed.

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