The DES have today (19th June, 2013) issued a statement in relation to the recruitment of special needs assistants for the school year 2013/14.
SNA Recruitment for 13/14 school year
In view of the contents of the Haddington Road Agreement as it relates to supplementary assignment arrangements for Special Needs Assistants (SNAs), no school or VEC should commence any recruitment process for SNAs for the 2013/2014 school year pending a further communication from the Department of Education and Skills. This communication will issue in the near future.
Notice published 19 June 2013 on DES website.
To check SNA and Resource Teaching Hours for 2013/14 in Primary, Post Primary, and Special Schools, click here.
Circular 0013/2013 – Application for part-time Resource teaching posts 2013/14 school year – See more here including application for part time resource teaching posts for 2013/14 and frequently asked questions in relation to part time teaching posts to cover NCSE approved resource hours for 2013/2014.