Blythe Bridge High School & Sixth Form - Gardener

Cheadle Road, Blythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent, ST11 9PW
Grade 4 £10.01 per hour
21 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Working Pattern

We are looking to recruit an efficient and motivated gardener to support with all aspects of the external environment within the grounds of our school. The successful candidate with have a passion for gardening, an eye for detail and pride in their work to ensure that our school horticultural surroundings are outstanding features.

We are looking for a person to join us who will:

  • Work closely with their line manager, to take responsibility for horticultural aspects of the grounds, ensuring that the gardens, beds and planters are maintained and renewed to the benefit of the whole school environment.
  • To maintain the specialist equipment required to carry out the role.
  • Care of flower beds and shrubbery.  This includes planning attractive year-round displays, and the propagation of appropriate plants.
  • Report general wear and tear and ensure that any maintenance issues which may compromise the student’s safety are reported and/or eliminated.
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be committed to our school ethos of pride, respect and kindness.

Our school ‘promotes equal opportunities, diversity and collaboration well, it works hard to provide opportunities”, “students are well motivated and have effective learning skills” and “The behaviour of students is good”. Ofsted 2016.

The closing date for this position is 10am Thursday 12th August 2021.


Application packs are available on our school website or by email from Mrs Natasha Mitton, via email at

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting


To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

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