The role: An opportunity has arisen for a Groundsperson to join our in-house Estates team who oversee the maintenance and upkeep of the School’s historic estate. The School has extensive high-class facilities including:
- 14 football/rugby pitches
- 8 cricket squares
- A 9-hole (3690 yard) golf course
- 2 AstroTurf pitches
- 12 tennis courts
- 400m athletics track
Primarily producing facilities for the pupils, previous years have seen the School play host to AFL teams, NFL teams, professional women’s and men’s football and rugby teams, plus ECB cricket events. . There is a detailed job description found as one of the attached documents of the advert on this jobs page
The skills: Candidates should hold a minimum NVQ Level 2 Sports Turf qualification (or equivalent), having working knowledge in at least one of the specialisms of natural sports pitches, cricket or golf management. You should have the ability to operate a variety of grounds maintenance equipment, have an enthusiasm for maintaining grounds to a high standard, be willing to work outdoors in all weathers and be able to work unsupervised.
The benefits include:
- Free lunch
- Free parking
- Automatic enrolment in the School’s pension scheme
- Use of the School’s sports facilities such as the swimming pool, gym and athletics track
- Subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.
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