Head of Grounds

Department: Estates Head of Grounds

Responsible to: Estates Manager

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

 

St Peter’s School, York, is a dynamic, forward-looking HMC independent school for day and boarding pupils based a few minutes’ walk from the historic centre of York.

The School is seeking a skilled grounds person with extensive sports turf experience to lead a team to ensure that the grounds across the whole School site are maintained to the highest possible standard throughout the year.  This includes providing a professional standard of care and management of the extensive School sports facilities, as well as gardens, boundaries and roadways.

The ideal candidate will have substantial recent experience within a supervisory role working within a similar grounds environment and will hold a recognised Sports Turf / horticultural qualification to a minimum of Level 3.

The post offers a very competitive salary (£27,981 – £31,704 p.a.) dependent on qualifications and experience.

For further details visit www.stpetersyork.org.uk/vacancies.  

Please note that applications must be made on the School’s application form and accompanied by a covering letter.

For an informal chat about the post, contact: 

Mr Giles Roberts, Estates Manager 01904 527326

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 23rd January 2018

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. The post holder will be required to take care to safeguard their own safety and that of others with whom they work and to co-operate with those designated with responsibility for health and safety.

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