Special Needs Assistant

School Details
School Name
Ennis National School
School Address
Ashline
Ennis
V95DE44
County
Clare
Gender
Co-Educational
Level
Primary
Type
Mainstream with Special Classes
Patronage
Catholic
Total Number of Staff
44
Current Enrolment
637
School Roll Number
15042A
Job Details
Headline
Special Needs Assistant
Job ID
6595
Job Category
Special Needs Assistant
Job Type
Fixed Term
Date of Advertisement
09/07/2024
Application Closing Date
23/07/2024
Job Commencement Date
28/08/2024
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
There is Fixed Term post to cover a career break for 2024/2025. Candidates are required to have the minimum qualifications needed as per DES regulations. Experience of working in early childhood/primary school settings is essential. Additional, relevant courses successfully completed are highly desirable.
Knowledge and experience of working with Autistic children is essential.

Candidates should have an excellent understanding and experience of supporting pupils with complex needs and very challenging behaviours.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent care skills for pupils with complex medical conditions.

The successful candidate will be joining a well-established team and will be expected to have very good interpersonal skills, demonstrable team-work abilities and a keen willingness to take the initiative.

The appointment will be subject to current Garda vetting requirements, Occupational Health Screening and satisfactory references.

How to Apply
Application Requirements
  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)
  • Letter of Application
  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)
Application Submissions
Email
Apply To
Chairperson, Board of Management of Ennis NS
More Information
www.ennisns.ie
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