Career Opportunities


The Froebelian School, Horsforth is an IAPS, co-educational day school ages 3-11, committed to employing professional, passionate and well-qualified teaching staff who focus on excellence in the classroom and encouraging co-curricular activities.

Current Vacancies

Caretaker – School and Nursery
£ Competitive

The Froebelian School is a co-educational independent day school for pupils aged 3 – 11 years old, offering a high-quality education for up to 192 pupils. The school also operates a day nursery, First Steps at Froebelian, which provides nurturing childcare of the highest quality for early years children aged 3 months to 5 years. The nursery, which is based in separate premises, offers 50 full-time equivalent places, runs 51 weeks a year and is currently in its sixth year of operation. The school has an outstanding reputation in the West Yorkshire area, together with a proud history of educational achievement. Froebelian School was judged as ‘Excellent’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in May 2017 and Froebelian consistently features as the highest placed independent Leeds primary School in The Sunday Times Top 100 Independent Prep Schools Parent Power survey. First Steps at Froebelian Nursery was judged ‘Outstanding’ in its first Ofsted inspection in September 2016.

The current incumbent is retiring after many successful years with the school and we are now seeking to appoint an individual of proven skill and capability. The Caretaker will be accountable to the Finance and Operations Manager and Headteacher with responsibility at School and Nursery for security, heating, lighting, the cleaning of premises, for porterage, minor repairs and maintenance, and general duties of this kind associated with the support of both premises.

For more information and to apply, please contact office@froebelian.co.uk

Closing date: 10 September 2021

Interviews: TBC 

Caretaker Job Description


Reg. Charity No. 529111


“The teachers have a real passion for teaching and are very dedicated”

Arrange a visit to the school, you can meet some of our staff and pupils.

The Froebelian Flyers

Froebelian Flyers are pupils nominated by teachers, who they believe have best met the characteristics of one of the flyers.