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Developing the Whole Child

Vacancy – Principal, Dominican College

Applications are invited for the post of


(Commencing 1 September 2024)


Group (Group 5 – Principal) ISR 25 – 31


Dominican College, Portstewart is a Catholic, Co-Educational Voluntary Grammar School. It was founded, as a school for girls, in 1917, by the Dominican Sisters, who had purchased a spectacular site, formerly known as ‘O’Hara’s Castle’. It remains in the Trusteeship of the Dominican Sisters Cabra who continue to strive towards a sound tradition of Catholic education as articulated in the document ‘In Search of Truth, the Dominican Way in Education’, a summary of the philosophy and practice in Dominican Schools and Colleges.


The Board of Governors wishes to appoint an inspirational and outstanding Principal who will build on the School’s successes in recent years and who will provide clear and dynamic leadership to a committed staff for the benefit of all students.


An information pack which includes the application form, job description, personal specification, profile of school, overview of the school and an equal opportunities form is available on request by email from:

Ms Orla Campbell         email:



Completed applications must be returned via email to Ms Campbell by 4pm on Friday 26th January 2024. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that all relevant and necessary information is included on the application form (and EO form) and emailed as above before the closing date and time.


Dominican College is an equal opportunity employer.