Louth and Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Eimear Flanagan, as Principal at Coláiste Clavin, Longwood, Co. Meath. Eimear joins the staff of Coláiste Clavin from Eureka Secondary School, Kells, Co. Meath where she worked as an Assistant Principal holder and Guidance Counsellor since 2014.
Eimear joins Ms. Orla Mc Bride, Deputy Principal at the school as part of the Senior Leadership and Management Team at the school.
As a Principal within the LMETB Schools Directorate, Eimear 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.
Eimear holds a Bachelor of Religion and Music from the Mater Dei Institute of Education along with a Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance Counselling from University of Limerick and a Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management from Maynooth University.
Eimear has significant experience and expertise in the areas of School Leadership, Management and Governance, Student and Staff Inclusion and Wellbeing, Curriculum and Policy Development and Review, Monitoring and Tracking of student performance and attainment and Transitions and Pathways to Further and Higher Education and the world of work.
Eimear 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. Eimear 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. Eimear 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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