ADVERT ID 156532

Special Needs Assistant

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Glencastle N.S.

Glencastle
Bunnahowen
Ballina
F26NP79
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Mon Jul 19 2021 14:42:23
Application Closing Date:
Tue Aug 3 2021
Commencement Date:
Mon Aug 30 2021
Status of Post:
Standard SNA
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream with Special Classes
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Classification:
DEIS Rural
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
6
Current Enrolment:
60
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:
Glencastle N.S. is a mainstream school that has a Multiple Disabilities class, an ASD class for pupils ages 4-13 and an Early Intervention class.
This SNA post is .83 of a post (Infant Day).

This appointment requires somebody who demonstrates flexibility, is a team player, has a calm disposition, is confident in dealing with behaviours that may be challenging, is physically active, is competent with SEN IT, has supervision skills and shows initiative. The successful candidate may work in a variety of settings with pupils who have complex needs within the Mild/Moderate and Severe/Profound ranges, ASD and with children in our mainstream classes.
Essential requirements:
-Minimum qualifications as per DES Circular 44/2014
-other relevant qualifications in the area of special needs education
-experience in a special education setting preferably in a special school /class
-experience working with children who have complex and challenging profiles
-experience working with children on the ASD spectrum.

The following requirements are desirable:
-experience in using SEN IT equipment and programs with children
-experience managing intimate care
-up to date training in Manual Handling and First Aid
Garda vetting and medical approval is required.

Applicants with panel rights must state this fact in their application and include the PF1 form. Supplementary panel candidates must be interviewed before any other candidates can be considered
NB: Applications by post only.
Canvassing will disqualify.
Please use Standard Application Form for SNA posts available on www.educationposts.ie ONLY. NO CV’s PLEASE. Additional information may be requested at interview stage.
Please ensure that referees are available to be contacted at any time over the summer.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • 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:
13222P
Apply To:
Chairperson Tom Mc Andrew
Glencastle NS
Bunnahowen
Ballina
F26NP79
County:
Mayo
097 82283

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