• Location: Aberystwyth,
  • Subject: Caretaker
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 06 October, 2023 12:00 AM

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Caretaker Level 2 - Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg

Caretaker Level 2 - Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg

Ceredigion County Council
About the role
Are you an energetic and hardworking person, who takes pride in their work? We have an opportunity for a motivated caretaker to join our team to help ensure the school is a safe, welcoming, and purposeful environment for the children, staff and visitors.

This job will include a variety of responsibilities regarding the school buildings and site, including health and safety, general maintenance of the whole site and security.

We are looking for an individual who:
  • Is practical and can implement the school's systems and procedures.
  • Takes pride in their work and can suggest improvements to the school's environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative while ensuring the site is safe and organised.
  • Can follow risk assessments and create dynamic risk assessments when needed.
  • Can contribute towards projects and maintenance schedules.
  • Has good practical DIY skills.
  • Can communicate effectively with all the school staff.
  • Is a safe pair of hands ensuring the whole site security.
At Ysgol Gymraeg Aberystwyth we can offer a caring, exciting, and inclusive environment, where all who attend feel safe and happy.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential for this post.

Job Description and Person Specification

For more information, please contact the headteacher, Gareth James on 01970 617613 or via email at

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture
We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows:
  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training
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