Head Groundsman/Gardener

Head Groundsman/Gardener

Head Groundsman/Gardener

Rydal Penrhos School is seeking to appoint an experienced, well qualified and forward-thinking Head Groundsman. The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision across Rydal Penrhos of playing surfaces, sports pitches and other grounds areas to the highest possible standard.


Reporting to the Estates Manager and Liaising with First in Faculty of Health & Wellbeing (with regards to sporting fixtures and pitch use) the successful candidate will manage a small team of grounds and garden staff to ensure the cost effective delivery of services and end user satisfaction.

The appointed Head Groundsman will have excellent Grounds management knowledge and will possess appropriate Horticultural and Sports Turf Management qualifications. This is a full-time appointment and a suitably attractive benefits package is available, including a competitive salary commensurate with the successful candidate’s skills and experience.

The closing date for applications is 24 September 2021

Interviews will be held on TBC

The School reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

Application forms to be emailed to Kay Walters

Rydal Penrhos is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.