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ADVERT ID 139778

Special Needs Assistant

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SS Peter and Paul JNS

Chapel St.,
Chapel Street
Balbriggan
K32 PD27
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Jul 28 2020 12:14:28
Application Closing Date:
Wed Aug 12 2020
Commencement Date:
Mon Aug 31 2020
Status of Post:
Standard SNA
Number of Vacancies:
2
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream
School Structure:
Junior School
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
25
Current Enrolment:
441
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:
2 positions for Junior Day - 0.83 of Standard SNA Position.

Applicants with SNA panel rights should attach a copy of their completed PF1 form to the application email.

Applications will be accepted by email only to position@sspeterandpauljns.ie

Subject line must be marked 'SNA application'

The successful candidate is expected to carry out the duties as per Circular 0030/2014.

To meet the needs of the school the following competencies are desirable:
- Knowledge and experience of working with children with ASD and/or complex needs.
- Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour and promotion of positive behaviour strategies.
- Experience of working with children with mobility and/or feeding needs
- Evidence of CPD in the area of Special Education.
- Child protection training and certification.
- Candidates must be able to work well within a team, display a strong work ethic, be flexible and demonstrate a willingness to avail of further training.

The successful candidate will be expected to respect the confidentiality of the students at all times and to respect and uphold the school ethos.

Applicants must have the relevant qualifications as per Department of Education requirements.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references, current vetting requirements, satisfactory pre-employment medical screening via the OHS and Patron approval.

The expected date of commencement of the post is Monday 31st August 2020. The successful candidate may be required to participate in in-school training and planning prior to the school re-opening on this date.
The successful candidate will also be required to complete a pre-return to work Covid19 questionnaire at least 3 days in advance of entering the workplace. If any questions are answered ‘yes’ the successful candidate will be advised to seek medical advice before entering the workplace.

Latest date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 12th August 2020.
As we receive a high volume of applications we are unfortunately not in a position to respond to individual queries and will only respond to those called for interview. We thank you for understanding this.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees

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

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
16972E
Apply To:
Chairperson of the Board of Management,
SS Peter and Paul JNS,
Chapel Street
Balbriggan
K32 PD27.
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
County Dublin
Phone:
01 8412670

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