Posts involving work with children and young people in educational establishments are subject to the provisions of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (NI) Order 2007. The successful candidate will require an enhanced disclosure check which at present costs £30. Further details regarding the payment of this check will be issued with the offer of employment.
ST PATRICK'S PRIMARY SCHOOL, NEWRY
COMBINED CLASSROOM ASSISTANT (SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS) & DOMESTIC ASSISTANT WITH CARING DUTIES JOB REF: S12067/68
*(TEMPORARY FOR 2012 / 2013 SCHOOL YEAR)
Classroom Assistant Hours: 10 per week (8.45am – 2.00pm) @ £8.3776 - £8.9658 per hour – NJC Scale pts 14 - 17 (starting on the first point)
Domestic Assistant Hours: 10 per week (8.45am – 2.00pm) @ £6.5589 per hour
NVQ Level II in Children's Care Learning and Development, or equivalent qualification as recognised by the SELB;
Experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs in any primary 1-7 class;
Knowledge and ability to provide support for at least two of the following Special Needs: literacy, numeracy, vision, physical, social skills and ADHD;
Good communication skills, both written and oral;
Reliable, patient, sympathetic and able to show empathy and
Ability to respect confidentiality.
NVQ Level III in Children's Care Learning and Development, or equivalent qualification as recognised by the SELB;
A minimum of 6 months' paid experience within the last 2 years of working with children with Special Educational Needs in any primary 1-7 class;
Knowledge of the Northern Ireland Curriculum at primary school level and
Applicants must be fully qualified by the closing date of the above post.
* There is a possibility of extension subject to the needs of the school.
The Selection Panel reserve the right to enhance the shortlisting criteria in order to facilitate manageable shortlists.
Applications must be returned not later than 4.00pm on Thursday 21 June 2012.
Information packs and application
forms are available for downloading above.