Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Questions (158)

Brendan Howlin


158. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills when the position of replacement principal will be advertised for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46038/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

My Department allows for the appointment of Principals to new schools from 1 September of the school year prior to the opening of the school.

The recruitment and appointment of teachers, including Principals, to fill teaching posts is a matter for the individual school authority, in this instance Kildare & Wicklow ETB, subject to procedures agreed under Section 24(3) of the Education Act 1998 (as amended by the Education (Amendment) Act 2012.