Thornhill College

Classroom Assistant (Special Needs)

Londonderry, Derry
£16,481 to £17,547
11 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Thornhill College
142 Culmore Road
BT48 8JF
Tel: 028 71355800
Fax: 02871353311

Required Immediately

Classroom Assistant (Special Needs)

Salary Scale is NJC for Local Authorities Points 14-17 £16,481 to £17,547 pa/pro rata. The post holder may be required to provide support to more than one pupil. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will work 4 days (22 hours) per week / term time only.

Applicants must have attained at least a qualification formerly deemed to be equivalent to recognised status. Previous experience in remunerated employment working with children with special needs would be advantageous. Additionally, applicants must possess 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above.

To All Applicants

The Board of Governors seeks to appoint enthusiastic staff who are willing and able to contribute to the ethos of the College and who will enrich the experience of the pupils through participating in extra-curricular activities. The Selection Panel reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate a manageable shortlist. Shortlisted applications will be held on file for similar vacancies which may arise within the next 12 months. Canvassing either directly or indirectly will disqualify candidates. Thornhill College is committed to following Child Protection guidelines and procedures as prescribed by DENI and EA. This College is an Equal Opportunities .

Application forms and further information available on our website on: or by contacting the College: Tel: 028-71355800

Closing date for receipt of applications by hand or by post only 12 noon on Friday 21st October 2016
(Interviews will be held on the week commencing Monday 7 November)