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Ms. Anna Mc Cready appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at Scoil Uí Mhuirí, Dunleer, Co. Louth

Jun 8, 2023

Louth and Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Anna Mc Cready, as Deputy Principal at Scoil Uí Mhuirí, Dunleer, Co. Louth. Anna has been a member of staff of Scoil Uí Mhuirí since 2008 where she has worked as an Assistant Principal holder and teacher of Business Subjects.
Anna joins Ms. Una Kirk, Principal and Mr. Daniel Dennehy, Deputy Principal at the school as part of the Senior Leadership and Management Team at the school.

As a Deputy Principal within the LMETB Schools Directorate, Anna will have the collegial support of the Senior Management teams in LMETB’s other seventeen Post Primary schools, four Community National Schools, three PLC colleges and the Centre for European Schooling in Dunshaughlin.
Anna holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from Dundalk Institute of Technology, a Graduate Diploma in Education from Dublin City University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Management from Maynooth University.
Anna has significant experience and expertise in the areas of School Leadership, Management and Governance, Board of Management, DEIS, Inclusion, Wellbeing, Curriculum and Policy Development and Review, School Self Evaluation, Monitoring and Tracking of student performance and student engagement and Positive Behaviour Management in schools.
Anna recognises the link between high quality teaching, learning and assessment methods and student attendance, retention, achievement and attainment and she is committed to supporting and promoting student attendance, student retention, teacher professional development, staff and student voice and wellbeing initiatives at the school. Anna will also work closely with all members of the school community to map out and action pathways for progression to Third Level/Further Education and/or apprenticeships for students attending the school.
LMETB schools receive considerable support, guidance and direction from the Director of Schools, Ms. Fiona Kindlon and within the Organisation, Support and Development Directorate, LMETB Schools and Colleges avail of a range of supports including Human Resources, Buildings, ICT, Finance and Corporate and Education Services. This network of support at Head Office level supports the work of the LMETB Board in ensuring that all LMETB schools/colleges/centres are compliant in the areas of Corporate Governance. Anna looks forward to engaging with personnel in these sections of LMETB over the coming weeks as she plans for transition to her new leadership role within LMETB.
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