Special Needs Assistant Recruitment and Qualifications


Due to the COVID19 crisis, circular 51/2019 is amended as outlined in Information Note TTC 0003/2020 for the filling of Special Need Assistant vacancies


The appointment of Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) is a matter for the individual school authority, subject to agreed procedures, and must take account of all appropriate legislation. 

Primary Schools - Procedures for Appointment


  • E-mail:teachersna@education.gov.ie
  • Address: Teacher and Special Needs Assistants  - Terms and Conditions Unit, Department of Education, Cornamadddy, Athlone, County Westmeath, N37 X659
  • Phone: (090) 648 3829


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