Special Needs Assistant

School Details
School Name
Holy Cross Mercy School
School Address
New Rd
Killarney
V93A096
County
Kerry
Gender
Unspecified
Level
Primary
Type
Mainstream with Special Classes
Patronage
Catholic
Total Number of Staff
27
Current Enrolment
384
School Roll Number
19487M
Website
Job Details
Headline
Special Needs Assistant
Job ID
1308
Job Category
Special Needs Assistant
Job Type
Fixed Term
Date of Advertisement
Jun 24, 2020
Application Closing Date
Jul 8, 2020
Job Commencement Date
Sep 1, 2020
Number of Vacancies
1
Re-advertisement
No
Panel of Applicants
Yes
An internal panel of suitable applicants may be set up to fill vacancies which may occur within a specific time period from the date on which the Board approves the successful candidate (teacher posts: within four months; SNA posts: for the duration of the school year).
Additional Information
Subject to Vetting Requirements and OHS
Experience of working with pupils in a Special Class/ ASD unit is an advantage. Initially this post will be based in an Early Intervention ASD setting. Certification in First Aid is desirable. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, ability to multi-task, manage a varied timetable and be flexible. Candidates must be able to work well as part of a team and be willing to avail of further training. Applicants will be expected to collaborate with all members of staff for the development of the whole school and to maximise each child’s chance of success. It would also be desirable for candidates to have worked with children for whom English is a second language, and have experience of working with pupils with speech and language needs/children who are non-verbal. Fluency in polish is an advantageous Experience using I.T. with pupils who have additional needs is advantageous.

How to Apply
Application Requirements
  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)
  • Letter of Application
  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)
Application Submissions
Post
Apply To
Chairperson BoM
More Information
www.mercyholycross.ie
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