Bus Escort

School Details
School Name
St. Patrick's Primary School
School Address
Lombard Street
Galway
H91K3C7
County
Galway
Gender
Co-Educational
Level
Primary
Type
Mainstream with Special Classes
Patronage
Catholic
Total Number of Staff
18
Current Enrolment
175
School Roll Number
17784I
Website
Job Details
Headline
Bus Escort
Job ID
4216
Job Category
Bus Escort
Job Type
Fixed Term
Date of Advertisement
04/08/2022
Application Closing Date
19/08/2022
Job Commencement Date
01/09/2022
Number of Vacancies
2
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
St. Patrick's Primary School are seeking to appoint 2 bus escort commencing 1st September 2022. The escorts will accompany pupils with Special Needs on bus transport from their homes to and from school.

One route involves the bus escort meeting the bus in the Renmore/ Headford Road area and entails 25 hours per week (5 hours per day split between morning drop-off times and afternoon collection times.)

The second route involves the bus escort meeting the bus in the Moycullen area and entails 20 hours per week (4 hours per day split between the morning drop-off times and afternoon collection times.)

Escorts must have their own transport.

The escort is responsible for the safety of the pupils on board the bus and will be required to assist them getting on and off the bus and securing appropriate seat belts.

Experience working with children with autism and complex needs is desirable. Candidates will be expected to collaborate with parents and school staff in a professional way, they will need to communicate regarding pick ups/drop offs, illnesses, traffic delays etc.

Appointment is subject to Garda vetting and appropriate character references.

To apply for this position please submit a copy of your application and references to [email protected]

How to Apply
Application Requirements
  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)
  • Letter of Application
  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)
Application Submissions
Email
Apply To
St. Patrick's Primary School, Lombard St., Galway, H91K3C7
More Information
https://saintpatricksgalway.ie/
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