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Caretaker required for St. Fintan’s Boys School, Mountrath

Scoil Fhiontain Naofa
St. Fintan’s Primary School,

New Line Road,

Co. Laois. Roll No. 07636K

Phone: 057 8732372 Email:

Vacancy : School Caretaker

Duties and responsibilities of the post will include:
 Monitoring efficiency of heating system, ESB meters
 Operation and maintenance of electrical, plumbing and security systems
 Maintenance and repair of furniture, windows, fixtures and fittings
 Upkeep and renewal of paintwork
 General tidiness of the school, disposal of rubbish, grass cutting
 Opening and closing of the school/general security related duties
 First key holder, attending to alarm call outs
 Making the school safe, particularly during bad weather conditions
 Health and safety responsibilities
 Strict compliance with school child protection policy/safeguarding statement
 NB this is not an exhaustive list and can be subject to change
Experience and Skills required:
The ideal candidate will have experience working in this area, will have held a position of
responsibility and be committed to maintaining the highest of standards. This role is one of trust and
responsibility requiring the successful candidate to be technically competent, hardworking, practical
and professionally confidential. The role requires the individual to be flexible relating to their hours
of work. They may be required to work outside normal school hours to safely provide maintenance
and to make facilities available. This flexibility relating to hours of work is a core responsibility of
the position.
This position is subject to Garda vetting

Please apply in writing to:
Bro. Matthew Hayes,
Chairperson BOM
St. Fintan’s BNS
New Line Rd,
Co. Laois

Please include:
 Letter of Application
 C.V.
 The names of 2 Referees

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 29th January 2020