SNA Position

Temporary full time SNA position available in the Deaf Facility of St. Columba’s GNS with Facility for Deaf Children. The role description pertaining to this position is unique to this appointment. The main role of the person appointed will be to support communication between Teacher and Pupil throughout the school day, both within the classroom and for all activities pertaining to the particular pupil. The successful candidate will be required to translate English into Irish Sign Language and vice versa, at the highest level of accuracy and fluency in both English and ISL.
To this end applicants should have:
-Excellent level of communication skills in English and ISL (level 8 graduate competency in ISL preferable but not essential),
-An interest in and an enthusiasm for working with children,
-An interest and willingness to provide additional support to the individual pupil in question where necessary,
-An interest and willingness to support communication between the teacher and other pupils of the class in general,
-An ability and willingness to work in collaboration with other members of the school community as a team.
This position will be reviewed and renewed by the Department and Skills on an annual basis at the end of the school year (or when the child leaves school).

Please state ‘SNA Application’ in the email subject bar.

Email to:



    • Letter of Application
    • Referees (name, role, contact no.)
    • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees
    • CV Unbound/Slide Binder


Closing date: July 6th 2020

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