Special Needs Assistant

School Details
School Name
Ardnagrath National School
School Address
Walderstown
Athlone
N37YY16
County
Westmeath
Gender
Co-Educational
Level
Primary
Type
Mainstream with Special Classes
Patronage
Catholic
Total Number of Staff
8
Current Enrolment
119
School Roll Number
18764H
Website
Job Details
Headline
Special Needs Assistant
Job ID
2570
Job Category
Special Needs Assistant
Job Type
Permanent
Date of Advertisement
Jul 17, 2021
Application Closing Date
Jul 24, 2021
Job Commencement Date
Aug 30, 2021
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
This advert is for 0.83 of an SNA post.
Appointment is subject to current Garda vetting requirements and occupational health screening.
The applicant appointed will be placed in an ASD Special Class setting. Candidate must be patient, diligent, have a strong work ethic, respect the ethos of the school, work well as part of a team and be willing to avail of relevant training. The role of the successful candidate will involve working with children who require support across a range of learning, physical and sensory difficulties. Knowledge and experience of supporting children with autism is essential. A knowledge of Lámh is also necessary. Candidates who are invited to interview will be contacted by email.

How to Apply
Application Requirements
  • Letter of Application
  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)
  • Standard Application Form for SNA Posts
Application Submissions
Email
Apply To
Chairperson of Board of Management Ardnagrath N.S.
More Information
Mark e-mail as Special Needs Assistant
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