Gardener\Grounds Person

Salary £20,851 (rising to a maximum of £22,990)

Gardener\Grounds Person

Gardener\Grounds Person

40 hours per week; full-time – 52 weeks (see further details in pack)

5 over 7 days, primarily Monday to Friday 07:00 – 16:00

(Additional hours required from time to time to support school events or project work)

We are seeking to appoint a Gardener\Grounds Person to join our Grounds Department within our large, friendly team of Estates & Operations professionals.

  • You will ensure all lawns, beds, boarders and hanging baskets are watered regularly depending on the conditions. Undertake digging, planting and weeding of flower beds, borders, and hanging baskets, as well as pruning shrubs and small trees.
  • You will have grounds experience in sports pitches and be able to offer support to all areas of grounds maintenance and development of a large 60-acre estate.
  • You will assist in maintaining the playing fields, lawns, artificial pitches, hedges, shrub beds, trees, gardens & hardcourt areas to a high standard ensuring they are safe/fit for purpose.
  • You will assist in marking/setting out pitches and associated sports equipment for football, rugby, cricket, athletics, and other areas as required the Grounds Manager in liaison with the Sports Departments.

We are seeking to appoint a keen hybrid grounds person combining horticulture and grounds to help maintain and develop our campus. The person is a good team-worker with a confident, professional and approachable manner. The successful applicant will have the ability to be flexible and takes a real pride in their work and what they can accomplish.

You will have solid experience in all areas of gardens and grounds upkeep and will enjoy being part of a busy, hard-working team which makes a significant contribution to the life of the schools.

For further information, please see the job details attached. If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Duncan Toon (Grounds Manager) on 01926 735455.

Should you wish to apply for this role please complete both parts of the application form on the website shown below and send to or contact the HR department on 01926 735413.

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th May 2021

Interviews: W/C Monday 17th May 2021

Warwick Independent School Foundation
Myton Road
CV34 6PP

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