ADVERT ID 185662

Special Needs Assistant


Killester Raheny Clontarf ETNS

Killester Raheny Clontarf Educate Together National School
Collins Avenue East
Dublin 5
D05 TW21


Date Posted:
Sat Jan 21 2023 16:39:40
Application Closing Date:
Mon Feb 6 2023
Commencement Date:
Mon Feb 20 2023
Status of Post:
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School Patronage:
Educate Together
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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:
The Board of Management welcomes applications from experienced SNAs (Additional Needs Assistants – ANAs) who are enthusiastic about working with children with additional needs in our new Autism Class and Mainstream classes. There is one Full day position and one 0.5 hours position.

Killester Raheny Clontarf ETNS is a developing mainstream primary school which opened in 2019 under the Educate Together ethos and has been located in Killester College of Further Education since September 2022. We currently have Junior Infants - Second Classes and we are opening our Reduced Autism Class of three pupils up until June.

We value respect, diversity, equity and inclusion and promote a collaborative approach to education which promotes positive and respectful relationships among all stakeholders. Our school values all team members equally and Additional Needs Assistants are an integral part of the school community.

Being a caring, inclusive school is important to us and we promote collaboration, innovation, communication and collegiality as vital components in creating a successful team. We value the core principles of Educate Together and team-work and commitment to these principles are at the core of everything that we do.

We are growing a Restorative school whose values are very much in line with the RP FRIENDS Values. As an ANA joining our dedicated and dynamic team, this position is a fantastic opportunity to work in our Autism Class and/or with our Junior Infants - Second Class and with our dedicated staff.

We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed ANAs who will play a key role in the growth of our developing school. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience of working with Autistic children and who are willing to collaborate positively with our dynamic team for the benefit of the children in their care. An understanding of the Educate Together ethos and the use of positive behaviour strategies is beneficial.

Successful candidates for the Full day position will be appointed to work with pupils in our Autism Class and for the 0.5 hours position, to work with any pupil in the school in our Mainstream classes in line with school needs and priorities. Candidates should be willing to engage in professional learning to enhance their role. They will also be subject to current vetting requirements.

Please complete the full standard application form and include a letter of application.These should be sent via email only. Applications via post will not be accepted and will be shredded. All applications should be emailed to the Chairperson of the Board of Management at the following address:

Applicants who are deemed to be members of the SNA Supplementary Panel are required to state this in the letter of application and attach the relevant PF1 Form.

Please note, due to the expected volume of interest we will not be in a position to reply to each applicant. Interviews will provisionally be held in person on Tuesday the 14th of February, 2023. Applicants who are shortlisted will be given a minimum of 7 days’ notice to attend for the interview and should reply by email to accept or decline the interview. The email will outline the criteria for the interview.



Applications may be submitted by

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Killester Raheny Clontarf Educate Together National School
Collins Avenue East
Dublin 5
D05 TW21
Postal District:
Dublin 5