Spititan Education Trust Team

Pat Kitterick

Pat Kitterick serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of SET. He worked for 43 years as a primary teacher and in the Department of Education & Skills Inspectorate, retiring as Assistant Chief Inspector. Between 2012 and 2015 he was Interim Chief Executive Officer of the former National Educational Welfare Board and subsequently Interim Director of Educational Welfare Services in the new Child and Family Agency Tusla.

e  chair@spiritaneducation.ie
 087 2430615

Tom Sheridan

Mr Tom Sheridan, Executive Officer was appointed in October 2016.

Tom is an experienced secondary school Principal in Ireland and has also worked in the Middle East for a number of years with both Primary and Secondary schools. In Nigeria he has been employed as an educational consultant, helping to establish a number of new schools.

e  tom.sheridan@spiritaneducation.ie
t  086 416 0664

Ronan Barry

Mr. Ronan Barry was appointed to the position of Spiritan Identity, Faith and Mission Officer in June 2015.

As a member of the Spiritan Education Trust Executive team, he engages with the Irsih Spiritan Province in the development of the Spiritan identity through their mission in Ireland and abroad.  Ronan engages collaboratively with School Boards of Management, Senior School Leadership team, School Pastoral Care Teams (Senior Management, RE teachers, Chaplains, and others) in the development of capacity within the Spiritan School network for and the delivery of Spiritan Identity, Fatih, and Mission programmes for students and the wider school community.

Ronan previously worked in the areas of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care within Spiritan schools. He had many years of experience working with Education and Mission through his previous work as the National Coordinator of the Mission Alive programme located in the Irish Missionary Union, now part of  the Association of Missionaries and Religious in Ireland(AMRI).  Previously to this work, Ronan worked in various management roles in faith and justice programmes in the community and educational settings.

e ronan.barry@spiritaneducation.ie
t 0861454076

Thomas Jackson

Mr Thomas Jackson is a Certified Public Accountant and was appointed to the position of Company Secretary /Finance Officer of the Spiritan Education Trust in February 2016.

Tom has over forty years experience working in management and control of finance, property and facilities, human resources and company secretarial

e tom.jackson@spiritaneducation.ie
t 086 0434492

Sheila  Lanney

Sheila started off her working career in London working in numerous 5 star hotels before returning to Dublin.  Before joining The Spiritan Education Trust Sheila worked in one of Dublin’s top law firms as a legal secretary for 14 years.

e  sheila.lanney@spiritaneducation.ie