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ADVERT ID 139947

Special Needs Assistant

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Maree NS

Maree
Oranmore
H91PK19
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Wed Jul 29 2020 17:40:50
Application Closing Date:
Thu Aug 13 2020
Commencement Date:
Thu Aug 27 2020
Status of Post:
Standard SNA
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
11
Current Enrolment:
243
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:
The post is for 0.5 of a full-time contract with the hours spread over the 5 days of the week.

**Please mark the envelope as "SNA Application"

Criteria for this position are as follows:
1. Relevant qualifications and experience - Applicants must have the minimum required standard of education for appointment to the post of SNA, which is level 3 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications, OR a minimum of three grade Ds in the Junior Certificate, OR equivalent. (Queries or advice on the recognition of foreign qualifications can be found at www.naric.ie). An additional qualification in additional/special needs care and/or education, including autism or a related area is advantageous. Additional childcare and/or other relevant qualifications or courses (e.g. First Aid, Manual Handling, Positive Behaviour Support Strategies etc.) would be highly desirable.
2. Knowledge and experience of working with pupils in a mainstream setting with ASD, ADHD, Down Syndrome, deaf community, tube feeding, diabetes and/or intimate care needs would be highly advantageous.
3. Knowledge of systems to support children who experience difficulty communicating e.g. Lámh, PECS etc. desirable
4. Flexibility, team work and initiative to work independently and as part of a team. The school ethos is very important to us and therefore innovation, communication and collegiality are vital to be the role.

Candidates submitting a PF1 form must do so at the time of application.

Successful candidate will be required to participate in in-school training and planning prior to the school re-opening to pupils on August 27th.

Appointment is subject to current Garda Vetting requirements and Occupational Health Screening

Only those applicants called for interview will receive a response.

Interviews will take place the week of August 17th 2020.
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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:
18089S
Apply To:
The Chairperson
Board of Management
Maree National School
Maree
Oranmore
H91PK19
County:
Galway
Phone:
091 790353
Further Information:
Application Form:

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