ADVERT ID 177646

Special Needs Assistant

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Abacas Special School

Abacas Special School
Treepark Road
Kilnamanagh,
D24A2XF
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Fri Aug 5 2022 12:56:37
Application Closing Date:
Wed Aug 17 2022
Commencement Date:
Wed Aug 31 2022
Status of Post:
Fixed-term
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL DETAILS
School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Other
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
6
Current Enrolment:
30
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:
ABACAS Kilnamanagh is a special school for children with Autism and Complex Needs. The successful applicant will work closely alongside a classroom teacher, a team of highly experienced SNAs, an onsite Behaviour Practitioner as well as external visiting professionals. Significant experience working with pupils with Autism and communication difficulties in an educational setting is essential. Candidates must demonstrate practical experience with the management of challenging behaviour and the promotion of positive behaviour strategies.
Experience in TEACCH, knowledge of Lámh, PECS and positive behaviour strategies is beneficial.
A FETAC level 3 major qualification on the national framework of qualifications or a minimum of three grade D's in the Junior Cert is essential.

**Email applications only will be accepted**

This position is fixed term for the 2022/2023 academic year.

The successful candidate will be subject to Garda vetting by our Patron, Autism Ireland.

The successful candidate will be expected to attend Croke park hours commencing 26th Aug 2022.

Please write 'Fixed-Term SNA post' - in the subject line of your email.

***Only send the requested documents with your application***
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
20378O
Apply To:
FAO: Finola O'Rourke
(Chairperson of the Board of Management)
Abacas Special School
Treepark Road
Kilnamanagh
D24A2XF
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 24
+35314599585

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