Teaching Staff

Ms Elaine Downey

Ms Elaine Downey and Ms Jane Molloy teach 4th Class in a Job Share partnership. 4th class are lucky to have the experience and energy of two teachers as they continue to develop in Ballysax School! Ms Downey and Ms Molloy work very closely in their planning and the transition from one teacher to the other is seamless. Ms Downey and Ms Molloy are deeply invested in using individual children’s strengths and learning styles to help their class thrive and flourish. 4th Class have a very busy learning environment and science/nature experiments, games as Gaeilge and careful art projects are just some of the things you encounter as a visitor to their classroom.

Ms Downey is a Laois lady with a huge interest in sport and has played at all levels in camogie with O’Moore’s Camogie team. She brings her interest in games to school and helps to train the school basketball teams.