Current Vacancies

  • Project Support Placement – School Materials Development – Commemorating the Forgotten U-boat War around the Welsh Coast 1914-18: Exploration, Access and Outreach

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, which is based in Aberystwyth, is looking to recruit an education focussed work placement for our exciting Heritage Lottery Fund supported U-boat project.  The project uses sound detection technology to image WWI wrecks lying on the seabed around Wales and is utilising historical research to tell the stories of those affected by the Great War.

The placement has been created as a development opportunity for a newly, or soon to be, qualified teacher to help deliver the educational legacy elements of the project.

The ideal candidate will be a Welsh speaking teaching/PGCE graduate who will help our project team develop science, maths and history resources for schools (key stage 3 & 4), linked to the project outputs and to the new Welsh curriculum.

The placement will run for 8 weeks over the summer and is full time, 37 hours per week, and can be worked on a flexible and/or part time basis.

If you have any problems accessing the documents on this page then please let us know.


Project Support Placement

  • Full time 37 hours per week (we are open to flexible and part time options)
  • Fixed term appointment
  • Salary: £19,240 pro rata per annum
  • Closing date: 28 April 2019

Job Purpose and Significance of Role

The principle duties of the post holder will be to deliver tasks identified in the project’s activity plan which relate directly to the development of maths, science and history resources for schools.

The post holder will identify and develop a range of relevant teaching aids, classroom materials, and practical resources for primary and secondary school children.  They will also work closely with the project team to help deliver initiatives around the benefits realisation plan.

Key Tasks

  1. Produce digital bilingual resources for schools (key stage 3 & 4), primarily around science, maths and history. 
  2. Collate and prepare information to enable the Project Manager to fulfil conditions of governance reporting, such as updates for the Project Board on this workstream.
  3. Help to deliver initiatives, specifically relating to education outcomes, which contribute to the benefits realisation plan thereby ensuring and safeguarding the project’s legacies.

Application forms


Forms should be returned via email to:  sue.billingsley@rcahmw.gov.uk or to:
The HR Manager, RCAHMW, Penglais Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. SY23 3BU.

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