Special Needs Assistant

School Details
School Name
Scoil Náisiúnta Chaisleáin Uí Liatháin (castlelyons National School)
School Address
Castlelyons
Fermoy
P61 PH66
County
Cork
Gender
Co-Educational
Level
Primary
Type
Mainstream with Special Classes
Patronage
Catholic
Total Number of Staff
14
Current Enrolment
182
School Roll Number
01867W
Job Details
Headline
Special Needs Assistant
Job ID
6268
Job Category
Special Needs Assistant
Job Type
Standard
Date of Advertisement
05/06/2024
Application Closing Date
19/06/2024
Job Commencement Date
29/08/2024
Number of Vacancies
3
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
* Jobs Description:
- One post is for full hours (i.e.32 hrs),
- A second post is for 0.83 of a position (i.e. Infant day - 26 hrs 30 mins).
- A third post is a Job Sharing position (i.e. 3 days / 2 days every second week)

* Additional Information:
Castlelyons National School is a mixed school of Catholic Patronage with seven mainstream class teachers, along with one established special class for children with moderate learning needs and a second special class for children with a diagnosis of autism opening this August, 2024.

Applicants with a strong work ethic, who are flexible and can manage a varied timetable and work to their own initiative where necessary, are invited to apply for these positions. Experience in communication needs (i.e. LÁMH) feeding care and toileting care is preferable. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a willingness to avail of further training.

An atmosphere of team playing and of collaboration among all members of staff is long established in this school. Staff members are encouraged to share their skills and talents for the benefit of our pupils and for the continued development of our school. This position will involve working closely with class teachers and other staff in support of children with special needs. It will require working with one or more special needs pupils during the course of the school day.

The successful candidate will be expected to respect confidentiality at all times and will be subject to current vetting requirements and Occupational Health Screening.

The successful candidate may be required to participate in in-school training and planning at the end of August, prior to the school reopening.

Please include PF1 Form (if applicable).

Applications are by e-mail only ([email protected]), with “SNA Vacancies 2024” in the Subject line.

How to Apply
Application Requirements
  • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees
  • Letter of Application
  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)
  • Standard Application Form for SNA Posts
Application Submissions
Email
Apply To
FAO: The Chairperson Board of Management: [email protected] to:
More Information
School website: www.castlelyonsns.com
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