Ms Kildea is acting principal this year. She is also one of our our support teachers this year. She will be working with all our classes from junior infants to third class. Ms Kildea, who is a Swords native worked in Colmcille’s BNS for fourteen years before joining River Valley CNS in 2019. She brings a wealth of experience to her role in River Valley CNS including a passion for active learning and integrated play. Ms Kildea successfully completed a post graduate diploma in special education with Maynooth University recently.
Ms Mc Caughey
Ms Mc Caughey one of our support teachers this year. She has been teaching for numerous years and is excited to now work in her native Swords. Ms Mc Caughey has a keen interest in Art and Athletics. She also loves reading and writing and hopes to instil this passion in her students.
Ms Lawless is our junior infant teacher this year. She has a passion for learning through play and activity. Having studied French and Irish she hopes to bring her love of languages to the classroom. She has also trained as a dance teacher and is looking forward to bringing this experience and passion to River Valley CNS. She also plays hockey, guitar and enjoys gardening.
Ms Corry is our senior infant teacher this year. She is a native of County Dublin. Ms Corry has a keen interest in physical education, Irish Sign Language and Art. She would love to bring this knowledge and passion to Rivervalley CNS. Ms Corry also enjoys baking, reading and running.
Ms Kenny is our first class teacher this year. She is a Swords native. She a keen interest in music, especially the piano which she has been teaching for the last few years. She would love to bring this experience and passion into the classroom. She also love gardening, baking and being creative.
Mr. Duignan is our Second Class teacher this year. He is from County Roscommon but has taught in Dublin for the past 20 years. His interests include sport and music and he enjoys incorporating these into his teaching. Mr Duignan loves his classroom to be full of kindness, creativity and hard work!
Mr. O’ Shea is our Third Class teacher this year. Originally from Co. Clare, he has been teaching in Co. Dublin for 12 years, though this is his first year in River Valley CNS. He has a passion for technology, mathematics and music. He drums, develops apps and plays competitive video games in his spare time.
Ms. Kennedy is one of our SNAs. Ms. Kennedy works within many classes in the school. She joined River Valley CNS in 2020.
Ms. Kennedy has been a volunteer leader with Irish Girl Guides for the past ten years..
Ms. Murray is one of our SNAs. She is currently working in our Junior Infant class. Ms. Murray joined River Valley this year.