Lowry Confirms Provision For Special Needs Assistant Posts

Independent Deputy Mr Michael Lowry has confirmed the provision for additional ‘Special Needs Assistants’, all of whom will be allocated to schools here within Co. Tipperary, as and from the start of the next school year.

This announcement means that 12 additional Special Needs Assistant posts are to be created in Co.Tipperary. In all, this will bring the total number of Special Needs Assistant posts in Co. Tipperary schools to over 463, with effect from September of this year, 2018.

“As student enrolment continues to grow in our school’s annually, these extra Special Needs Assistant posts, when filled, are to be wholly welcomed, thus allowing students who require special needs education to continue their tutelage in a mainstream school setting”, stated Deputy Lowry.


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