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ADVERT ID 106021 *

Special Needs Assistant

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School of the Holy Spirit

FAO: The Chairman
Address: School of the Holy Spirit,
Callan Road,
Kilkenny,
County Kilkenny,
R95 DV56
https://www.holyspiritkilkenny.com
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Jun 12 2018 16:55:24
Application Closing Date:
Tue Jun 26 2018
Commencement Date:
Wed Aug 29 2018
Status of Post:
Fixed-term
Number of Vacancies:
2
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total number of staff:
47
Current Enrolment:
84
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POST DETAILS

Additional Information:
The Board of Management of School of the Holy Spirit has one full time job-share post (1) and one part time job-share post (0.5) , and seeks applications from suitably qualified SNAs for the above positions. Salary and conditions as per the Department of Education & Skills.
School of the Holy Spirit is a special vertical school for students with Autism and/or Emotional Behavioural Difficulties. Enrolment is 84 students aged between 4-18 years. There are 15 Teachers and 32 SNAs on staff. 7 classes are at primary level and 7 classes are at secondary level.
Applicants must have significant experience of working in a special school environment as part of a special class team with students who have a primary diagnosis of Autism.
• Experience in essential competencies should include assisting with toileting, managing challenging behaviour, and enabling pupils to access therapies. Experience in assisting pupil access Multi-Sensory Integration Programmes would be a distinct advantage.

Qualifications in the following courses are desirable due to the specialised nature of the work in this school:
• Fetac Level 5 Childcare or equivalent
A panel of suitable applicants may be set up to fill vacancies which may occur within the school year (2018/2019). Suitable applicants may also be invited to join a substitute panel of SNAs.
Please mark envelope ‘SNA Application’. All appointments are subject to Garda Vetting Clearance and sanction by the Department of Education and Skills.
Interviews will be held in early July 2018.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • Standard Application Form for SNA Posts
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
19523N
Apply To:
FAO: The Chairman
Address: School of the Holy Spirit,
Callan Road,
Kilkenny,
County Kilkenny,
R95 DV56
County:
Kilkenny
Phone:

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