Vacancies | Private School Kildare | Clongowes Wood College

We are currently inviting applications for following roles:

Housemaster/Housemistress

Clongowes Wood College SJ is one of Ireland’s oldest and most successful 7-day boarding schools for boys, situated 35km west of Dublin, in Co. Kildare.  We are committed to the provision of the highest quality Catholic education in the Jesuit tradition.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to fill the role of Housemaster/Housemistress for September 2022 and to be part of our expanding boarding staff team.  Involvement in the co-curricular life of the College is expected.  Some teaching could be offered to a successful applicant, though this is not essential.  Accommodation is available.

Please contact the Headmaster’s PA (ifitzpatrick@clongowes.net) for further information.  Candidates should submit a completed application form and a curriculum vitae by email to arrive no later than Friday 13th May 2022.  Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date via Zoom or on-site.

Clongowes Wood College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Child Safeguarding.  The successful candidate will be subject to a Garda Vetting procedural check prior to taking up this position.

 

Grounds Maintenance Technician

Clongowes Wood College S.J. is one of Irelands oldest and most successful 7 day boarding schools for boys. Situated on a site of over 500 acres, the campus facilities include 10 grass and all-weather pitches, cricket grounds, running tracks, tennis courts and a 9 hole golf course.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all college grounds are maintained to a high standard

The ideal candidate will have experience in general grounds maintenance with knowledge of gardening and horticulture. A PA1 / PA6A qualification in the safe use of pesticides is desirable for this role. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a commitment to manual outdoor work and have the ability to operate a range of grounds keeping machinery including mowers, tractors, chainsaws etc. Previous experience in golf course maintenance and/or carpentry would be a distinct advantage. Being positive, self-motived and proactive are essential attributes for this role where you are required to work both independently and as part of a team . A valid driving licence is also essential.

This position is fulltime ( 40 hours per week)

Clongowes Wood College SJ is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Child Safeguarding. The successful candidate will be subject to a full Garda Vetting procedural check prior to taking up this position.

Expressions of interest can be made to Kate O’Donoghue, Human Resources, Clongowes Wood College S.J., Clane, Co. Kildare no later than May 14th 2022

Email:  kodonoghue@clongowes.net

Telephone: 045 838224

 

Housekeeping Assistant

Working with the Housekeeping Team, the successful candidate will be responsible maintaining a high standard of cleaning throughout the College. Duties will include surface cleaning, dusting, vacuuming,  maintaining infection control, waste disposal and the operation of cleaning equipment.

Previous experience within a facilities / cleaning role desirable.  Applicants must be able to lift weights of at least 15kgs. Fluency in English is essential.

The successful candidate will be required to work 35 hours, 5 days out of 7.  Applicants must be flexible with regards to hours. Hours will involve a split shift on a daily basis with early morning / evening cleaning required.

Clongowes Wood College SJ is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Child Safeguarding.

The successful candidate will be subject to a full Garda Vetting procedural check prior to taking up this position.

Replies with C.V.  and Application Form to Kate O’Donoghue, Human Resources Clongowes Wood College S.J., Clane, Co. Kildare.

Please find the Application Form here: Clongowes Application Form 

Email kodonoghue@clongowes.net Telephone 045 838224

 

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