Grounds Person

Hanley Castle, Worcester
£16,781 - £17,772 per annum
07 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
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37 hours per week – Full Year

Start Date:  As soon as possible.

This is an opportunity for a motivated individual with grounds maintenance and basic building maintenance skills to support our busy Facilities team.

As a Grounds Person, your duties will include daily maintenance of the school’s extensive grounds and gardens to a high standard, marking out and maintaining seasonal sports pitches and preparation of playing surfaces. You will also schedule testing and maintenance of the grounds maintenance equipment and provide support to the Facilities team

There is a requirement to complete general duties as directed by the Facilities Manager and the Maintenance & Grounds Supervisor.   Site assistant duties will include ensuring that the whole school site is maintained to an exceptional standard. This will include property maintenance, ensuring a tidy appearance of the schools and assisting in the day-to-day running of the School.

You will need experience of operating horticultural and turf machinery, line marking on pitches and using gardening machinery along with experience of mowing, trimming and hedge cutting, as well as basic caretaking/manual handling skills along with a valid driving licence.

This is a full-time position, working 37 hours per week Monday to Friday, however a degree of flexibility is required as occasional weekend and overtime work will be necessary to accommodate the busy school calendar. Working times may be adjusted in line with seasonal demands.

Founded in 1326, the school provides a unique blend of academic rigour, modern facilities and traditional values.  The school is heavily oversubscribed, and our Sixth Form is flourishing.

Hanley Castle High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Further details are available on our school website.  Alternatively, contact Mr Andrew Isaac for further information or Miss Ann Davidson, PA to the Headteacher for an application pack.

Closing Date: 10.00 am Friday 16th  March 2018

Interviews:  to follow shortly


Hanley Castle High School

Church End,

Hanley Castle,



Tel: 01684 593241



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