Groundsperson, Eastleigh, Hampshire

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King Edward VI SchoolEastleigh, Hampshire
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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,000
Contract term: Permanent


38 hours per week

Wellington Sports Ground

Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh

Salary - £20,000 per annum

Varied shift pattern Monday to Sunday (7 day pw 4 person shift pattern)

Evening and weekend working will be required

We are seeking to appoint a full time Groundsperson to join the team maintaining the grounds at the King Edward VI School Wellington Sports Ground. The site is thirty three acres of grounds with tennis courts, netball courts and a full sized water based Astro pitch. The pavilion has eighteen changing rooms, a kitchen and hospitality facilities for over one hundred people.

Dedicated and hardworking, you will join our busy Sports Ground team, providing high quality maintenance and repair work to the grounds, as well as supporting match day preparation for a range of sports fixtures. Working within a small team and responsible to the Head Groundsperson, you will need to be able to work well with others and on your own.

You will ideally be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and practical ability in working across a range of sports surfaces, grounds maintenance tasks and using machinery although full training will be provided. Ideally, you will hold a D1 or PSV driving licence. If not, you should be prepared to attend training, provided by the School, to obtain this level of licence.

Due to the rural location of Wellington your own transport is essential.

Closing date: Tuesday 12 December 2017

Start date:  January 2018

Hours:  38 hours per week, on a varied shift pattern, including weekend working

Salary:  £20,000 per annum (£10.12 per hour)

Location: Wellington Sports Ground, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, SO50 9HT

To apply please visit the school website

Applications need to be made on a school application form and sent to the HR Department at CVs are not an acceptable alternative. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers. 

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