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ADVERT ID 139784

Special Needs Assistant

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School of the Holy Spirit

School of the Holy Spirit
Callan road
Kilkenny
Kilkenny
R95 DV56
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Jul 28 2020 13:06:03
Application Closing Date:
Tue Aug 11 2020
Commencement Date:
Mon Aug 31 2020
Status of Post:
Fixed-term
Number of Vacancies:
3
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
15
Current Enrolment:
84
Droichead school:
No
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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:
Two Full Time Fixed-Term Temporary Posts and one Full Time Cover maternity leave:
The Board of Management of School of the Holy Spirit 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 31 SNAs on staff. 7 classes are at primary level and 7 classes are at secondary level.
Applicants must have significant experience (minimum at least 2 years) 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 intimate care, positive behaviour support, and enabling pupils to access therapies. Experience in assisting pupils access to Multi-sensory Integration Programmes would be a distinct advantage.
They should present with a level of general personal suitability for this school.
Qualifications in the following courses are desirable due to the specialised nature of the work in this school:
• Fetac Level 5 Childcare or equivalent qualification
A panel of suitable applications may be set up to fill vacancies which may occur within a one year period from the date of the advertisement. 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 the third week of August 2020.
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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:
The Chairman,
Board of Management,
School of the Holy Spirit,
Callan Road,
Kilkenny,
County Kilkenny
R95 DV56
County:
Kilkenny
Phone:
0567752466

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