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Gardener/Grounds Person

Gardener/Grounds Person

Responsible to:          Head of Grounds

Hours of work:          Annual average of 37.5 hours per week.  Core working hours are Monday to Friday but the nature of the role means some weekend working will be required.

Specific working hours will be seasonal:

                                    April to September – 7.30am to 4.30pm

                                    November to February – 8.00am to 2.30pm

                                    October and March – 8.00am to 3.00pm

Salary:                        Scale 2 (£17,932 p.a. - £19,116 p.a.) – Salary dependent on qualifications/experience

The successful candidate will be part of the award winning grounds team responsible for providing a professional standard of maintenance to the 47 acre School site.  You will play a key role in providing a professional standard of maintenance to the grounds, gardens and playing surfaces. Related gardening/grounds work experience and qualifications are essential. Applicants should have a current driving licence and be conversant with all types of related machinery.

For an informal discussion, please contact Mark Hillaby, Head of Grounds on 01904 527326.  Please note that applications should be in the form of a CV emailed to Paul Hewitt, HR Manager:

The closing date for all applications is Monday 28th September at 10.00am.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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