St. Thomas' J.N.S.

Board of Management

The Board of Management of St. Thomas' JNS manages the school on behalf of the patron, the Archbishop of Dublin and is accountable to the patron and the Minister. The Board must uphold the characteristic ethos of the school and is accountable to the patron for so doing. The principal is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school, including providing guidance and direction to the teachers and other staff of the school and is accountable to the Board for that management.

The Board of Management holds 5 meetings each school year. These meetings address a variety of items including child safeguarding, budgeting, curriculum, policy development, staffing and forward planning. The term of each Board is 4 years.The work of the board of management is guided and directed by the Governance Manual for Primary Schools 2023 – 2027 (Dept. of Education & Skills, 2023).

A new board of Management was appointed on 1st December 2023 and it will serve until 2027.

The board comprises of:

Chairperson Gordon Hill
Principal Teresa Moynihan
Community Nominee. Liz Whelan
Community Nominee Colm Hickey
Patrons Nominee/Treasurer Karen Duffy
Teachers’ Rep Deirdre Conway
Parents' Nominee David Mullins
Parents' Nominee Olive Bourke

Board of Management Agreed Reports

May 2024

June 2024

Esker, Lucan, Co. Dublin, Ireland
01 628 2691
RCN: 20204514
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