New Exhibition ‘Ministry, Advocacy & Compassion: The Catholic Church & 1916’

Ministry, Advocacy & Compassion is a new exhibition that takes you into the heart of 1916 and explores the work of Catholic priests and nuns during the Easter Rising.  Delve into a collection of newly–released archival documents, including eye witness accounts from Loreto Archives, and read the unique accounts of those who aided the injured, fed the hungry, and attended to the imprisoned leaders before execution.
Open 1.30–5.30pm every day in the Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough St, Dublin.  Admission is free. 

1st Year Parents’ iPad Training

An iPad training session for parents of 1st Year will take place on Thursday, September 2016 at 7:30pm. The training session will be run by Wriggle, our iPad partners, and will cover issues around security, parental control and best practise.

Please click here to check-in at the training session.

Sports Schedules

Please click on the following link for information regarding training and match schedules

https://twitter.com/loretosport

After School Activities

Please note that all after school activities will now go ahead tomorrow Wednesday, 28th September following the suspension of the Bus Strike.  We will update the website regarding future strike days depending on the outcome of the current talks.

Loreto PA AGM

Loreto College Parents’ Association Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday,  September 28th 2016 at 7.30pm. All Welcome.


Agenda

1. Minutes of  2015 AGM

2. Chairperson’s Report

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. Principal’s Report

5. Board of Management Report

6. Election of new Executive Committee Members

7. AOB

Guest Speaker

Cliodhna Kirwan
“Healthy Eating”

Parent Teacher Meetings

Please note the following Parent-Teacher meetings dates and times

6th Year                           11th October                       4.15pm-6.45pm

3rd Year                           17th November                  4.15pm-6.45pm

1st Year                             6th December                   4.15pm-6.45pm

 

A new date for the Transition Year classes will be advised in due course. 

Innovator of the Year, Peoples Choice Awards

Kate Madden (5th Year) and Annie Madden (3rd Year)  are looking for your votes.  Their company FenuHealth was nominated along with 50 other companies by Enterprise Ireland in the Innovator of the Year, Peoples Choice Awards and they have made it to the last 10.

Voting is done online and they are up against huge international competition so please take the time to vote for FenuSave and FenuCure by going to the attached link.  Ensure you insert your email address to make the vote count.

The closing date is this Thursday morning so get voting and encourage your friends and family to do so too.

Best of luck girls.

http://www.farmersjournal.ie/innovation-arena-peoples-choice-award-221037

Orchestra Director Vacancy

At Loreto College, St. Stephen’s Green we are looking for a part-time Orchestra Director to join a very active Music Department which, as well as providing curricular music, offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Main Responsibilities:
1. Overall coordination of  musical ensembles
2. Preparation and distribution of music required for school performances.
3. Communication with the Music co-ordinator and other staff.
4. Care and maintenance of instruments

Duties
• Sourcing a suitable repertoire for ensembles
• Arranging scores to suit the range of instruments involved
• Preparing the rehearsal venue in advance of rehearsal
• Rehearsing with ensembles on a weekly basis
• Preparing ensembles for performances
• Maintenance of musical instruments
• Organisation of store rooms as regards layout and storage of musical instruments for ease of access.
• Involvement in the preparation of school concerts
• Conducting at school concerts

Education and Qualifications:
1. Third level qualification in a relevant discipline.
2. Appropriate string qualification desirable.

Previous Work Experience:
• Experience of directing either orchestras or ensembles essential.
• Experience of working as part of a team essential.
• Experience in use of music technology essential
• Experience of working with and relating to management desirable.
• Experience of working with and relating to students desirable.

Personal Qualities:
• He/she must enjoy working with young people in a creative and stimulating environment where excellence and fun go hand in hand.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Good interpersonal and team-working skills.
• Proven time-management skills.
• Ability to work on own initiative.
• Interest in further learning and training.
• Reliable and flexible.

Application procedure:
Please send a C.V. with the names of two referees with a cover letter to:
The Principal
Loreto College,
53 St. Stephen’s Green
Dublin 2.

For further information please contact the school by email info@loretothegreen.ie.
Applications must be received, in writing, no later than 5:00pm on Friday, 23rd September 2016.
Applications by email will not be considered.