An independent boarding school for boys aged 13 to 18.
An opportunity has arisen for a Groundsperson to join our fully comprehensive in-house Estates team, which oversees the maintenance and upkeep of the School’s historic estate.
The School has extensive high-class sports facilities including cricket, rugby and football pitches, an athletics track, tennis courts, a nine-hole golf course and two newly re-laid AstroTurf pitches. There are also areas of woodland, farmland, a lake set in a Capability Brown listed landscape, and undeveloped ground including public rights of way that need to be managed.
The Harrow School Estates team prides itself on providing the highest standard and quality of workmanship across its estate. We are seeking a proactive individual who is keen to take on this opportunity and develop in all areas of groundsmanship.
Benefits include free lunch, automatic enrolment into the School’s pension scheme and use of the School’s sports facilities. There is also the opportunity for subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.
Candidates should hold a NVQ Level 2 Sports Turf qualification (or equivalent), have working knowledge of natural and synthetic sports surfaces and the ability to operate a variety of grounds maintenance equipment. Applicants should be enthusiastic, be able to work outdoors in all weathers and to work unsupervised.
Closing date: week commencing 28 May 2018
Interviews: week commencing 4 June 2018
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all successful applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Harrow School is an equal opportunities employer.
020 8872 8314
Monday, 28 May 2018