ADVERT ID 160233

Special Needs Assistant

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St Columba's GNS with Facility for Deaf Children

Douglas West
Cork
Cork
T12WK3D
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Sep 14 2021 12:41:12
Application Closing Date:
Tue Sep 28 2021
Commencement Date:
Mon Oct 18 2021
Status of Post:
Standard SNA
Number of Vacancies:
1
This is a readvertisement
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream with Special Classes
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Girls
School Patronage:
Catholic
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
32
Current Enrolment:
401
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:
Temporary full time SNA position available in the Deaf Facility of St. Columba’s GNS with Facility for Deaf Children. The role description pertaining to this position is unique to this appointment. The main role of the person appointed will be to support communication between Teacher and Pupil throughout the school day, both within the classroom and for all activities pertaining to the particular pupil. The successful candidate will be required to translate English into Irish Sign Language and vice versa, at the highest level of accuracy and fluency in both English and ISL.
To this end applicants should have:
-Excellent level of communication skills in English and ISL (level 8 graduate competency in ISL preferable but not essential),
-An interest in and an enthusiasm for working with children,
-An interest and willingness to provide additional support to the individual pupil in question where necessary,
-An interest and willingness to support communication between the teacher and other pupils of the class in general,
-An interest and willingness to support the school upskill their whole school capacity in ISL.
-An ability and willingness to work in collaboration with other members of the school community as a team.
This position will be reviewed and renewed by the Department and Skills on an annual basis at the end of the school year (or when the child leaves school).

Please write 'SNA Application' on the envelope.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees

  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
05508O
Apply To:
Mr Dónal Murphy,
Chairperson,
St. Columba's GNS with Facility for Deaf Children,
Douglas West,
Cork.
T12WK3D
County:
Cork
021 4893947

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