ADVERT ID 174742

Special Needs Assistant

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St Joseph's NS

Clinstown
Jenkinstown
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Jun 28 2022 13:42:47
Application Closing Date:
Wed Jul 13 2022
Commencement Date:
Thu Aug 25 2022
Status of Post:
Permanent
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL DETAILS
School Type:
Mainstream with Special Classes
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
6
Current Enrolment:
91
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:
Please put SNA Application on the top corner of the envelope.

This SNA post is specifically and solely to provide communication support through Irish Sign Language (ISL)

The post will remain in position in the school only for as long as the particular needs in relation to ISL remain in the school. This will be subject to NCSE and SENO review.

Duties will be ring fenced around the provision of ISL support to a specific student and will include supporting the student's communication with teachers, staff and other pupils.

The position is that of SNA, Department of education and Skills (DES) employee, with all usual SNA terms and conditions attached.

Essential Criteria
- Minimum level 6 in Irish Sign Language (ISL)
- Ability to convert verbal instructions from teachers and peer contributions to ISL.
- Ability to relay teacher instruction and curriculum to student.
- Ability to communicate with staff and other students on curriculum issues on behalf of student.
- Ability to translate all verbal communications to ISL.

Documented proficiency of ISL is essential for all applicants of this post. Competence in the use of ISL may be assessed as part of the selection process.

Applicants who are deemed to be members of the SNA Supplementary Panel with supplementary panel rights, must furnish a certified copy of a completed Panel Form (PF1) with their application.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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Applications may be submitted by

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
18607O
Apply To:
Chairperson Board of Management
St. Joseph's NS
Clinstown
Jenkinstown
Co. Kilkenny
R95 XA00
County:
Kilkenny
086 065 0952

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