ADVERT ID 164679

Special Needs Assistant

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Sandylane No2 National School

Sandylane
Portarlington
Portarlington
R32 Y195
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Tue Jan 11 2022 23:38:25
Application Closing Date:
Tue Jan 25 2022
Commencement Date:
Mon Feb 14 2022
Status of Post:
Standard SNA
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL DETAILS
School Type:
Mainstream
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Church of Ireland
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
5
Current Enrolment:
100
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:
Understanding the Post:
Sandylane National School is a co-educational primary school that caters for children from Junior Infants to 6th class.

This post is for an Infant day post (0.83).
The appointment will be subject to confirmation of qualifications, Garda Vetting requirements (DES Circular 31/2016), Occupational Health Screening and Completion of the ‘Return to Work Form’ as outlined by the HSE.
Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) can be allocated to any SNA role in the school at any time, at the discretion of the school principal.

Criteria for this position is as follows:
1. Applicants must have a Special Needs Assistant QQI/FETAC Level 5 Qualification, or equivalent.
2. Additional childcare and/or other relevant qualifications/courses or experience e.g. Introduction to Children First, First Aid, Manual Handling, Positive Behaviour Support Strategies would be highly desirable.
3. Knowledge and experience of working with children with a wide range of complex needs, including children with ASD, ADHD, EBD.
4. Experience of working in a primary school setting.
5. Commitment to further development is important.
6. The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, show flexibility and initiative and work as a team player.

Applications will only be accepted by email to Sandylanensapplications@gmail.com
Please mark the subject of your email as: 'SNA Application'.
Applicants with Panel Form 1 (PF1) forms must include them in their application.

This position is for the remainder of the academic year.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Interviews will take place in early February 2022.
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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:
18203N
Apply To:
Sandylane National School via email only to Sandylanensapplications@gmail.com

School address:
Sandy Lane
Portarlington
Co. Laois
R32 Y195
County:
Laois
(057) 8643281

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