Apprenticeship (Grounds Department), Shrewsbury

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Shrewsbury SchoolShrewsbury

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We would like to appoint an Apprentice into our Grounds Department where you will work as part of an established team to ensure that the grounds and sports facilities around the school are maintained to a very high standard.  You will learn how to prepare, maintain and renovate playing surfaces for Rugby, Football, Cricket and other field events.

This apprenticeship is suitable for someone who is happy to work out doors in all weathers and working as part of an established team.  You will ideally have an interest in sports turf surfaces and be prepared to work hard.  You will have good GCSE grades and be able to demonstrate sound literacy and numeracy skills.  

This position is for approximately 20 months where the successful applicant will be studying an NVQ in Sports Turf provided in the workplace through Myerscough College where you will work towards an intermediate apprenticeship in Horticultural – Sports turf - Groundsmanship.  Salary is based on the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

A full job description and application form can be obtained from Human Resources on            (01743) 280834 or email: humanresources@shrewsbury.org.uk or at www.shrewsbury.org.uk/page/apprentice-grounds

Closing date: 12pm (noon) Monday 24 September 2018

Interviews:  27/28 September 2018

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.





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More about Shrewsbury School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: The Schools, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 7BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743 280500
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A brief history of Shrewsbury:

Set above a gracious curve of the River Severn, amidst what Sir Neville Cardus described as “the most beautiful playing fields in the world”, Shrewsbury is a co-educational school of some 780 pupil...