• Location: Swansea,
  • Subject: Support
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Not Supplied
  • Salary Range: Not Supplied
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 05 June, 2023 12:00 AM

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Morriston Primary School - Caretaker

Morriston Primary School - Caretaker

Swansea Council
Morriston Primary School is committed to providing a broad, balanced and rich curriculum. We offer an inclusive environment where pupils are encouraged to be healthy, happy, digitally competent, creative, confident and resilient learners. We challenge our pupils to reach their full potential, equipping them with the skills necessary to continue on their journey of life-long learning.
The Governing Body are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly competent person to undertake caretaking duties at Morriston Primary School. The successful candidate must have:
  • the skills to be able to maintain and develop the appearance of our school inside and outside (carpentry and plumbing, gardening skills, would be an advantage)
  • the responsibility of site security of our school including key holder duties
  • the skills to manage health and safety and the ability to spot potential hazards to young and vulnerable children
  • enthusiasm, self-motivation and an ability to work using their own initiative
  • the ability to maintain accurate records of site inspection, work undertaken
  • good communication skills with adults and children is essential
  • be willing to contribute to the broader life of the school community

Any previous experience as caretaker would be an advantage. The ability to drive and ownership of a car would be desirable. This is a temporary post subject to a satisfactory 6 months' probation period.
The ability to PAT test would be an advantage.
Additional paid days may be required during school holidays in agreement with the Headteacher.
We can offer you:
  • an excellent opportunity and scope to develop your own skills
  • the chance to work as part of a dedicated, friendly and highly supportive team

We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, culture or disability. Each individual is assessed on merit alone.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.
Safeguarding - Within Swansea Council, there is a "Safeguarding is Everybody's Business" principle, and this applies to all Swansea Council employees, elected members, volunteers and contractors.
Further details can be found at

Application via email to:
Application form - school-based support staff (Word doc) [134KB]
Morriston Primary School - Caretaker (PDF) [143KB]