ADVERT ID 156569

Special Needs Assistant

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St Paul's Primary School

Abbeylands
Navan (An Uaimh)
C15 V067
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Jul 20 2021 11:37:54
Application Closing Date:
Fri Jul 30 2021
Commencement Date:
Tue Aug 31 2021
Status of Post:
Permanent
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
37
Current Enrolment:
730
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:
1 position for an Infant Day. This position is 0.83 of a standard SNA position. SNAs employed to work Infant Days are expected to work normal Junior Infant school hours. In our school, our hours are 8:45 to 1.30pm, with a brief period before and after for arrival and dispersal. Applicants will be required to support a wide range of children with different special needs that have access to SNA support in mainstream classes.

Applicants who are deemed to be members of the SNA SUPPLEMENTARY PANEL, with supplementary panel rights, must furnish a certified copy of a completed PF1 Form with their
application.

The successful candidate is expected to carry out the duties as per Circular 0030/2014.

To meet the needs of the school the following competencies are desirable:
• Knowledge and experience of working with children with Down Syndrome, ASD and/or other complex needs.
• Experience with non-verbal communication systems like PECS and/or Lámh.
• Experience of working with children with toileting care needs.
• Child protection training and certification.
• Candidates must be able to work well within a team, display a strong work ethic, be flexible and demonstrate a willingness to avail of further training.

The successful candidate will be expected to respect the confidentiality of the students and school matters at all times and to respect and uphold the school ethos.

Applicants must have the relevant qualifications as per Department of Education requirements.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references, current Garda vetting requirements, satisfactory pre-employment medical screening via the OHS and Patron approval.

The expected date of commencement of the post is Tuesday 31st August 2021, with some Croke Park hours to be fulfilled prior to this. The successful candidate will be required to participate in in-school induction and planning with principal and class teachers prior to the school re-opening on this date.

The successful candidate will also be required to complete a pre-return to work Covid19 questionnaire at least 3 days in advance of entering the workplace and complete Covid-19 induction training which is available from the DES.

Please mark 'SNA Application' on the subject line of your email application.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • Standard Application Form for SNA Posts
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
19671F
Apply To:
Abbeylands
Navan (An Uaimh)
C15 V067
County:
Meath
046 9028754

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