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ADVERT ID 142363

School Transport Bus Escort

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Red Hill School

Red Hill
Patrickswell
V94 Y7W6
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Sep 8 2020 16:41:35
Application Closing Date:
Tue Sep 22 2020
Commencement Date:
Mon Oct 5 2020
Status of Post:
Fixed-term
Number of Vacancies:
2
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Other
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
12
Current Enrolment:
56
Droichead school:
Yes
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POST DETAILS

Additional Information:
An internal panel of suitable applicants may be set up to fill vacancies which may occur within a specific time period of the current academic year, from the date on which the Board approves the successful candidate.
Additional Information:
Bus Escorts Required for Red Hill School. Approximately 10 -15hours per week depending on the route. The successful applicant will be required in the mornings and afternoons to supervise children with special educational needs travelling to and from the school. Initial appointment will be for bus routes operating in the Hospital/ Caherconlish area travelling to and from Red Hill School and in the Limerick City area travelling to and from Red Hill School. Experience of working with children and an understanding of children with autism is desirable. Appointment will be subject, but not limited to: Satisfactory references; current Vetting requirements and Occupational Health Screening. Department of Education guidelines apply. Telephone inquiries welcome to 061215760
Employment is on a part time basis during school term time only. The hourly rate of pay is in line with the Department of Education and Skills guidelines for school bus escorts.

The escort must have their own transport to and from the pick-up and drop-off point. Initial morning pick-up at c.7.45 /8am and initial evening pick up at the school c1.50pm.

The escort is responsible for the safety of the child on board the bus and will be required to provide pupil care needs including but not limited to assisting the child getting on and off the bus, securing appropriate seat belts etc.

Further Information - The Bus Escort duties include but are not limited to:
• Ensure that s/he is on the school transport at the time of the first pick-up and last set down.
• Is responsible for the safety of children when opening and closing doors prior to “stop” and “move off”.
• Assist children to board and alight safely from the school transport.
• Ensure that each pupil is received by agreed responsible adult at the set down point.
• Act as liaison between the School Principal and/or class teacher and parents when required i.e. conveyance of messages and letters to parents.
• Observe confidentiality in all aspects of work.
• Be aware of particular behaviour supports for children on the school transport
• Perform any other duties relevant to the position of escort which may be assigned by School Management/Principal from time to time.
• Ensure that his/her position on the school transport is where maximum view of the children is achieved.
• Report all concerns to the School Principal and/or Class Teacher.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
20311F
Apply To:
Red Hill
Patrickswell
V94 Y7W6
County:
Limerick
Phone:
061 215760
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