ADVERT ID 161643

Special Needs Assistant

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St Catherine's Special School

Kilmullen Lane
Newcastle
Greystones
Co. Wicklow
A63 X985
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Wed Oct 13 2021 07:58:36
Application Closing Date:
Wed Oct 27 2021
Commencement Date:
Mon Nov 8 2021
Status of Post:
Standard SNA
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:
16
Current Enrolment:
94
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:
This position is for a .27 of a standard SNA position.

St. Catherine's Special School educates pupils with moderate, severe, profound LD and students who have Autism with complex needs. Pupils range from 4-18 years. Applicants should have minimum qualifications as per DES Circular 51/2019.

Essential competencies for this position are: Experience of working with pupils with students with challenging behaviour, Autism and Intellectual disability.
Experience and training in MAPA, Lamh, PECS, behaviour management, communication, ACC devices, ABA and positive behaviour support is advantageous.

Candidates must be positive, flexible and work well in a team environment. The successful candidate must be willing to engage in relevant CPD, have a strong work ethic and respect the ethos of the school.

Duties may include assisting pupils in the swimming pool and assisting on out-of-school visits, walks, horse riding and similar activities. The successful candidate might be required to assist in catering for the purpose of a specific pupil.

Only applications via email will be considered and please mark in the subject of the email 'SNA application'.

Appointments will be subject to current Garda vetting requirements, Occupational Health Screening and satisfactory references.
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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:
19522L
Apply To:
Kilmullen Lane
Newcastle
Greystones
Co. Wicklow
A63 X985
County:
Wicklow
01 2819525

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