General Assistant with Caring Responsibilities

Job description

To provide assistance both in and out of the classroom whilst maintaining the dignity of the pupils. The candidate will be expected to assist with all health and safety legislation and provide stability for the pupils in their care whilst maintaining discipline and school rules. candidates should see the website for full details. .


  • To provide assistance and support for the pupils in their care.
  • Assist in effective planning and organisation of pupils in their care.
  • Maintain appropriate records in a confidential manner reporting any concerns or issues that may arise.
  • See website for full details.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • A good working knowledge of the post and responsibilities preferably in a post primary environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Be able to show empathy and understanding whilst promoting a positive experience for the pupils.
  • Candidates must be reliable and flexible and also understand the confidential nature of the post.
  • The ability to work well with others in a fast-paced team environment.

Desirable Skills

  • A level 2 care qualification as approved by EA.
  • Experience in a post primary environment.
  • A good working knowledge of school computer systems or have highly efficient IT skills.
  • Please note the criteria may be enhanced for shortlisting so it is the responsibility of the candidate to show fully on the application form how they meet the criteria.

Further Information

Work Time: To be discussed. Please see the Royal School Dungannon website: and fully read all details on the vacancy page. CVs WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED Candidates should ensure all email details are correct before submitting their forms. Postal forms are accepted and should be returned to the school c/o Mrs. Cathy Lockhart Interviews are expected to take place 26/6/23 and the post holder will be in place ready for starting on 29/8/23. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position Temporary subject to end of year reviews.

Vacancy ID
Job ref.
Assistant 1
Job Sector
Education and Training
Co Tyrone
NJC 3 £ 11.0871 per hour.
No. vacancies
Contract Type
Weekly hours
Published date
Closing date
To be discussed

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