Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Questions (183)

Thomas Byrne


183. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that no transition year co-ordinator is in place at a school (details supplied). [15198/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

A post of Programme Co-ordinator is available to all second-level schools offering one or more of the following programs: Transition Year, Junior Cycle Schools Program, Leaving Certificate Vocational Program, Leaving Certificate Applied Program as outlined in Circular 3/2018 which is available on my Department's website. 

St. Ciaran's Community School have an entitlement to a  Programme Co-ordinator post at Assistant Principal I level.  

The recruitment and appointment of teachers to fill teaching posts and Posts of Responsibility is a matter for the individual school authority, subject to agreed procedures. The deployment of teaching staff in the school is in the first instance a matter for the school management authorities.