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Panel Update – 31st May 2017

1st June 2017 | What's New

Supplementary panels have now issued to all areas with the exception of the Dioceses of Kerry and Kildare & Leighlin, both of which have 1 teacher each awaiting redeployment from the main panel. Please refer to the link below for the most recent update (dated 31st May 2017)  from the Department of Education & Skills; http://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Services/Teacher-Allocations/ta_prim_panel_update.pdf […]Read More →

Partial release of Supplementary Redeployment panels 30/05/17

31st May 2017 | What's New

Supplementary panels have issued to the Panel Operators in the following areas:   Catholic Dioceses:             All areas remaining with the exception of the Dioceses of Kerry, Kildare & Leighlin and Waterford & Lismore Church of Ireland:             All areas Educate Together:             All areas An Foras Patrúnachta:        All areas The next panel update is scheduled to be […]Read More →

Vacancy – Secondment position for School Management Advisor

26th May 2017 | What's New

CPSMA are currently seeking applications for a seconded School Management Advisor.  Full spec of post can be found in the link below as well as the application form Advertisement for Schools Management Advisor Application Form for Schools Management AdvisorRead More →

Circular 0042/2017 – Recruitment of Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) – Supplementary Assignment Arrangements for the 2017/18 school year

25th May 2017 | What's New

 Circular 0042/2017 -Recruitment of Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) – Supplementary Assignment Arrangements for the 2017/18 school year:      Read More →

Teacher Redeployment Panel Update 23rd May 2017

23rd May 2017 | What's New

The following updates have been posted on the Department’s website. Please note that the next update will be published on the Department’s website on Wednesday, 31 st May 2017. Primary Teacher Allocations and Redeployment Panels Update 23rd May 2017 Summary of Main Panels 23rd May 2017  Read More →

Primary Teachers Appointment and Re-Appointment Form 2017/2018

19th May 2017 | What's New

The Primary Teachers Appointment and Re-Appointment Form 2017/2018 has been published on the Department’s website, and is available on the following link: Appointment and Re-Appointment Form for Primary Teachers 2017-2018Read More →

CPSMA Summer Course – The Principal’s Role in the Management of a 21st Century Primary School

16th May 2017 | What's New

CPSMA is running a “Face to Face” Summer Course – The Principal’s Role in the Management of a 21st Century Primary School –  in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth from July 3rd to 7th, 2017. Summer Course Flyer 2017  Summer Course Application Form 2017Read More →

Release of Main Redeployment Panels- 27th April 2017

27th April 2017 | What's New

Release of Main Redeployment Panels- 27th April 2017 The Main Redeployment Panels have issued to Panel Operators today. Schools with vacancies have until Friday, 19th May 2017 to fill their vacancies from the Main Redeployment Panels.  Thereafter, Panel Officers will be appointed to facilitate the redeployment of surplus permanent/CID holding teachers.Read More →

Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin seeking a Patron’s Secretary for Primary Schools (Part-Time)

13th April 2017 | What's New

Job Description Patron’s Secretary for Primary Schools, Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin (Part-time, 20 hours per week, one-year contract)   Please see : http://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/education-training/29940  for more information and application form  Read More →

Office Closure 13th April – 24th April 2017

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Office Closure 13th April 2017 Members are advised that the CPSMA office will be closed on Thursday 13th April at 1p.m. and re open on Monday 24th April 2017.  Read More →

Revision of Salaries [SNAs and ’78/’79 Secretaries & Caretakers] from April 1st 2017

15th March 2017 | What's New

The Department of Education and Skills has published the following Circulars: Circular 0022/2017: REVISION OF SALARIES FOR SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANTS (SNAs) WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2017 Circular 0023/2017: REVISION OF SALARIES WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2017 FOR CLERICAL OFFICERS AND CARETAKERS EMPLOYED IN NATIONAL SCHOOLS UNDER THE 1978/79 SCHEME  Read More →

Circular 0017/2017 Staffing arrangements in Primary Schools for the 2017/18 school year

9th March 2017 | News, What's New

The Department of Education and Skills has published Circular 0017/2017 Staffing arrangements in Primary Schools for the 2017/18 school year. The Circular and associated appendices  can be accessed below: Circular 0017/2017 Staffing arrangements in Primary Schools for the 2017/18 school year Appendix A: Schedule of Enrolment of Pupils – Appointment & Retention Appendix B: Enrolments Required for […]Read More →

New Model for Allocating Special Education Teachers to Primary Schools Seminars

8th March 2017 | What's New

Over the next two months, a series of seminars outlining the provisions of the New Model for Allocating Special Education Teachers to Primary Schools is being facilitated by the Department of Education and Skills. Details of these seminars can be accessed here: Details of Seminars The Department has also published a “Review of the Pilot of […]Read More →

Primary Circular 0013/2017 Special Education Teaching Allocation

7th March 2017 | What's New

The Department of Education and Skills has published Circular 0013/2017 Special Education Teaching Allocation, which sets out the revised allocation process for Special Education Teachers to mainstream primary schools from the 2017/18 school year. Access the circular here: Primary Circular 0013/2017Read More →

Office Closure 3rd March 2017

2nd March 2017 | What's New

Members are advised that the CPSMA office will be closed on Friday 3rd March, as the Annual General Meeting of the organisation will take place on that date. The office will re-open on Monday 6th March 2017Read More →

Circular 0016/2017 Statutory Requirements for the Retrospective Vetting of Teaching Staff, Non-Teaching Staff and Others

28th February 2017 | News, What's New

The Department of Education and Skills has published Circular 0016/2017 Statutory Requirements for the Retrospective Vetting of Teaching Staff , Non-Teaching Staff and Others. Click here to access Circular 0016/2017   The Department has published on its website an FAQ document to assist school authorities in relation to any queries that they may have regarding […]Read More →

AGM 2017 – Invitation to Chairpersons and Chairperson

17th February 2017 | What's New

CPSMA AGM will be taking place on Saturday the 4th March in Radisson Blu, Dublin Airport . We would like to extend an invitation to chairpersons or principals to attend the workshops beginning at 9.15a.m until 1.00p.m. covering the  topics of ERB/ Ethics, New SEN Allocation Model and Legal Issues/ Data Protection. To book your […]Read More →

DEIS Plan 2017 – Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools

13th February 2017 | What's New

The Minister for Education and Skills has launched the Department’s “DEIS Plan 2017”. The Plan builds on the experiences of existing DEIS schools and draws on international best practice.  It sets out new targets to: Further improve literacy and numeracy Improve school completion rates Improve progression to further and higher education 109 schools will receive […]Read More →

Update on pay rates for School Secretaries, Caretakers and Cleaners 2017

3rd February 2017 | News, What's New

Please note the change in the timeframe for the payment of increases that were set out in Circular 0080/2016. The revised timeframe is included in the following document, Pay Rates in 2017 for School Secretaries, Caretakers and Cleaners, which should be read in conjunction with Circular 0080/2016.Read More →

NCSE Guidelines and Application Forms for Schools for 2017/2018

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The NCSE has published Guidelines and Application Forms for Primary and Post Primary Schools for the 2017/18 school year. Please note that The Minister for Education and Skills recently announced a new model of allocating Resource Teaching support to schools.  Schools do not need to submit applications for Low Incidence Teaching Hours Support to SENOs.  […]Read More →

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