ADVERT ID 184177
Special Needs Assistant
South Abbey NS
Golf Links Road
Thu Nov 24 2022 10:21:00
Application Closing Date:
Thu Dec 1 2022
Thu Jan 5 2023
Status of Post:
Number of Vacancies:
Mainstream with Special Classes
Church of Ireland
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
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.
South Abbey National School invites applications for the vacancies outlined below.
Substitute Standard SNA Posts x2 (32 hours per week).
These posts may be a mixture of ASD Special Class settings & Mainstream Class settings.
All applicants must be willing to work in all areas of the school environment.
Desirable Knowledge & Experience:
Experience in working in a primary school setting. Experience assisting children with A.D.H.D., A.S.D., moderate autism and flight risk. Experience in working with children with complex needs. Experience and training in communication needs (Lámh), feeding care, intimate care, toileting care and equipment. Experience with the management of challenging behaviour and promotion of positive behaviour strategies. Experience in First Aid.
Candidates must have a proven record of being highly motivated, flexible and personable. Candidates must be able to work well within a team, display a strong work ethic and demonstrate a willingness to avail of further training e.g. The National Training Programme for SNAs provided by UCD, in conjunction with the NCSE and the DoE.
This position will involve working closely with the class teacher and other staff in support of children with special needs. It will require working with one or more children with special needs during the school day. The successful candidates will be expected to respect the confidentiality of the students at all times. The successful candidates will be subject to current Garda vetting requirements and Occupational Health Screening.
The successful candidates may be required to participate in in-school training and planning outside of hours.
Candidates should only apply once by email and will then be considered for all vacant posts.
Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
- Letter of Application
- Referees (name, role, contact no.)
- Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees
- Standard Application Form for SNA Posts
Applications may be submitted by
Mr Billy Baker, Chairperson.
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