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ADVERT ID 126839

Special Needs Assistant

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St Vincents Special School

Navan Road
N/A
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Aug 27 2019 19:00:08
Application Closing Date:
Thu Sep 12 2019
Commencement Date:
Mon Sep 16 2019
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 No. of Teaching Staff:
43
Current Enrolment:
68
Droichead school:
Yes
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POST DETAILS

Panel of Applicants:
An internal panel of suitable applicants may be set up to fill vacancies which may occur within a specific time period (four months for teacher posts and the duration of the school year for SNA posts) from the date on which the Board approves the successful candidate.
Additional Information:
Under the Trusteeship of the Daughters of Charity, St. Vincent's Special School is a co-educational school that caters for pupils, ages 5 - 18 years, who, on psychological testing, are found to be functioning within the level of Moderate General Learning Disability. Many of our pupils have multiple disabilities.

Essential criteria

• The successful candidate must have extensive experience working with children with communication difficulties
• Extensive experience using Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)
• Experience of supporting students with challenging behaviour and using positive approaches to respond to challenging behaviour essential.


Candidates must be positive, flexible and work well in a team environment. The successful candidate must be willing to engage in relevant CPD, have a strong work ethic and respect the ethos of the school. Duties may include assisting pupils in the swimming pool and assisting on out-of-school visits, walks and similar activities. The successful candidate might be required to assist in catering for the purpose of a specific pupil. Candidates may be required to administer medicine, where a child requires adult assistance to administer medicine and where the extent of assistance required would overly disrupt normal teaching time.

Applicants with panel rights must furnish a certified copy of completed Panel Form PF1 with their application.
Only applications via post will only be considered and please mark the envelope 'SNA application'. Appointment will be subject to current Garda vetting requirements, Occupational Health Screening and satisfactory references.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • 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:
19039I
Apply To:
The Chairperson,
St Vincent's Special School,
Navan Road,
Dublin 7.
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 7
Phone:
01 8245491
Email:
Principal@stvincentsspecialschool.ie

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