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ADVERT ID 126976

Special Needs Assistant

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St Catherine's Special School

Kilmullen Lane
Newcastle
Greystones
Co. Wicklow
A63 X985
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Fri Aug 30 2019 08:39:29
Application Closing Date:
Mon Sep 16 2019
Commencement Date:
Mon Sep 30 2019
Status of Post:
Part-Time
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Other
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
17
Current Enrolment:
97
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:
This is a maternity position.
St. Catherine's special school caters for pupils with moderate, severe, profound LD and Autism with complex needs. The pupils range from 4-18 years. Applicants should have minimum qualifications as per DES Circular 44/2014.

Essential competencies for this job are: Experience of working with pupils with Autism and Intellectual disability. Working as part of a team and participating in school activities. Training in MAPA, Lamh, PECS, behaviour management, communication, ACC devices, ABA and positive behaviour support is advantageous.

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.


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

  • 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:
19522L
Apply To:
Kilmullen Lane
Newcastle
Greystones
Co. Wicklow
A63 X985
County:
Wicklow
Phone:
01 2819525

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