Caretaker Vacancy

The Board of Management of Dunmore Community School invites applications for the position of: Caretaker

This position will take effect from Monday, the 3rd December 2018.

This is a full-time position and the ideal candidate will have several years general maintenance experience. A qualification in building maintenance or a technician’s qualification would be advantageous.


Letter of Application, with CV and two recent references should be sent to:

The Secretary,

Board of Management,

Dunmore Community School,


Co. Galway

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 1st November 2018.

(It is expected that interviews will be held during the week beginning the 5th November)

Shortlisting may apply. Canvassing will disqualify.

The appointment is made under the terms and conditions of appointment of a Caretaker in community/comprehensive schools. The salary scale for the position is in accordance with DES pay scale for Caretakers.

The position is subject to garda vetting.


A detailed job description is available from the school office or by emailing

1st Year Mentoring 2018

A mentoring Meeting for all 1st years will be held tomorrow event, the 27th of September, after school. An appointment time has been issued to you. We ask that you and your child attend to meet with your child’s assigned mentor in the designated room. If you are unable to attend, please notify the office at 38203.

What is a Mentor?

A mentoring teacher is appointed to each student in 1st year to see how the student has settled in and to discuss with you any difficulties they may be having. Please note this meeting is not concerned with subjects or academic progress.

Feedback from parents, students and staff has shown that this has been a beneficial meeting for all involved. It is important that each child is represented by a parent/guardian.

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