Board of Management

The Boards of Management of primary schools are appointed for a four-year term; our present Board of Management is in office from 1st December 2015 to 30th November 2019.

The Board manages the school on behalf of the Patron and is accountable to him / her and the Minister for Education. The Board of Management of Taney Parish Primary School upholds the ethos of the Church of Ireland and is accountable to the Patron for so doing. The Principal is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school, including guidance and direction of the teachers and other staff of the school, and is accountable to the Board for that management.

The Board of Management adheres to the provisions of the Governance Manual for Primary Schools 2015 – 2019.

The members of the Board of Management share corporate responsibility for the governance of the school. Their role is confidential and embraces decisions that are made in the best interests of all in the school community.

The Board of Management consists of eight members, currently as follows:

  • Patron’s Nominees: Mr. Dudley Dolan & Mr. Roger Brooks;
  • Teachers: Mrs. Elizabeth Carpenter & Mrs. June Greene;
  • Elected Parents’ Nominees: Ms. Stephanie Trahan & Mr. Andrew Bowers;
  • and Community Representatives: Mrs. Esther Walsh & Mr. Timothy Keatinge.