ADVERT ID 147838

Special Needs Assistant

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St. Peter's School, Rathgar

59 Orwell Road
Rathgar
Dublin 6
Dublin
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Fri Apr 2 2021 18:28:07
Application Closing Date:
Fri Apr 16 2021
Commencement Date:
Tue May 4 2021
Status of Post:
Permanent
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Special School
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
11
Current Enrolment:
60
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:
The position is for a fulltime SNA post.

Immediate duties for the post will be in special classes, however, the successful candidate can be allocated to any SNA role in the school at any time, at the discretion of the school principal.

Being a caring school is important to us and therefore communication, teamwork, innovation, collegiality and personal values relevant to our school ethos are vital to be successful on our team. We are a student-centred school and enabling each child to reach their full potential is one of our core aims.

Criteria for this position are as follows:
1. Relevant qualifications and experience - Applicants must have the minimum qualification necessary for appointment as a Special Needs Assistant. An additional qualification in additional/special needs care and/or education, including autism or a related area is advantageous.
2. Knowledge and experience of working with students with SEBD,
3. Knowledge and experience of working with students with ASD, ODD, ADHD, PDA, school refusal and Dyspraxia would be highly advantageous.
4. Experience and expertise in sport, music, woodwork or gardening is desirable.
5. A good understanding of Restorative Practice is also desirable.
6. Candidates must be able to work well as part of a team, be flexible, display strong work ethic and demonstrate a willingness to avail of further training.
7. Where applicable please furnish a certified copy of a completed Special Needs Assistant Form (PF1).

Applications via email only. Please do not post a hard copy of your application to the school.

Applications should be on the standard application form only, sent in PDF format and not zipped.

Applications will be accepted only by email to vacancies@stpeterssch.ie by 5.30pm on Friday 16 April.

Interviews are expected to take place remotely.

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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees

  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)

  • Online Application Form
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
18904U
Apply To:
59 Orwell Road
Rathgar
D06 X594
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 6W
014999300

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