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ADVERT ID 109837 *

Special Needs Assistant

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St. Cecilia's

FAO: Chairperson
Address: St. Cecilia's School, Cregg, Sligo. F91 X283
www.stceciliasschool.ie
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Fri Aug 10 2018 16:19:00
Application Closing Date:
Fri Aug 24 2018
Commencement Date:
Thu Aug 30 2018
Status of Post:
Permanent
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total number of staff:
28
Current Enrolment:
50
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POST DETAILS

Additional Information:
St. Cecilia's is a school for students with moderate, severe and profound learning disability and autism aged between 4 and 18 years. It is essential that candidates should have significant experience of working in a special school specifically with pupils with complex physical and health care needs, communication difficulties and varying degrees of intellectual disability. Candidates must demonstrate practical experience with the management of challenging behaviour and promotion of positive behaviour strategies. Manual handling experience is also essential. An interest in TEACCH, augmentative communication and lifeskills would also be beneficial. In addition to accessing the curriculum, duties include assisting with eating and intimate care, dressing, assisting in the swimming pool (weekly), horse riding and other educational outings. Candidates must be able to work well within a team, display a strong worth ethic, be flexible and demonstrate a willingness to avail of further training. Successful candidates will be expected to respect the confidentiality of the students at all times.
Current Garda Vetting essential. Shortlisting of candidates may apply. Applicants who are deemed to be members of the Supplementary Panel must furnish a certified copy of completed Panel Form 1 (PF1) with their application. Any canvassing will disqualify without exception.
Please mark the envelope Job Application Special Needs Assistant.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

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

  • Email

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
19206B
Apply To:
FAO: Chairperson
Address: St. Cecilia's School, Cregg, Sligo. F91 X283
County:
Sligo
Phone:

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