Dominican College Fortwilliam


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Applications are invited for the post of Principal

Commencing 1st January 2019

Group (Group 6-Principal) ISR 29 - 35
Enrolment 1050
Age Group: 11 - 18

Dominican College is a Catholic Grammar School for girls. It was founded in 1930 and remains in the trusteeship of the Dominican Sisters, Cabra. There are 1050 pupils, with 262 in the Sixth Form.

The Board of Governors seeks to appoint a dynamic Principal who will lead the school securely forward in an age of significant educational change while securing and continuing its sound tradition of Catholic education as articulated in the document "In Search of Truth, The Dominican Way in Education": A summary of the philosophy and practice in Dominican Schools and Colleges.

Applications are invited from qualified teachers who, by the closing date for application, fulfil the following criteria:

Essential Criteria include:

  • A University Degree or Equivalent.
  • Employed in the post-primary teaching and learning sector or related area for at least eight of the last twelve years.
  • Experience in Senior Leadership in education, with a minimum of four responsibility points in a post primary school for at least two of the last five years.

The Board of Governors reserves the right to enhance the criteria to facilitate short-listing.

Application forms, job description and personnel specification are available on the college website accessible VIA CLICKING THE APPLY NOW BUTTON or may be obtained on request by mail or email from:

Mr Declan Boyd
Head of Support Services
Dominican College
38 Fortwilliam Park
BT15 4AQ


Completed forms should be returned to the Chairperson of the Board of Governors at the school office on or before 4pm on Friday, 28th September, 2018.

It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that all information is included on the application form.

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Dominican College Fortwilliam

38 Fortwilliam Park,
Belfast ,
BT15 4AQ

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  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Closing: 28/09/2018

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