Head Groundsman, Harrogate

Closing date:

Ashville CollegeHarrogate

Date posted:
Start date: Asap
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Approx £25,000 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Head Groundsman

Ashville College is seeking to recruit a highly-motivated Head Groundsman to join its Estates and Facilities department. 

The prime role of the Head Groundsman is to ensure the external sports facilities are maintained to a high standard to support the school’s extensive sports programme. The Head Groundsman will manage a small team (including apprentices), who are also responsible for maintaining the school’s gardens and keeping the external spaces clean, tidy and safe.

Ashville’s sports facilities include an all-weather pitch, two cricket pitches, approximately 18 acres of rugby£ pitches, 5 netball courts and a basketball court. Additionally, the College has well established and attractive gardens spaces, and a number of playgrounds that the grounds team maintain.

The successful candidate will have a formal qualification in groundsman-ship, turf management or horticulture, along with formal qualifications in health & safety and will have experience in staff supervision. 

This role is a full time, full year position working a shift pattern with some weekend working and offers a salary of approximately £25,000 per annum (depending on experience).

If you think you have what we’re looking for please download the job description and an application form from our website www.ashville.co.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon Tuesday 19th June 2018

Interviews will be held w/c 25th June 2018

Please return your completed application to recruitment@ashville.co.uk 

or by post to:

The Human Resources Department, Ashville College, Green Lane, Harrogate, HG2 9JP

Ashville College is committed to providing a safe environment for its pupils and staff. Applicants for this post will be required to provide proof of identity at interview if called, and the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check before starting work.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, Green Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 9JP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1423 566358
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Ashville College is a co-educational, independent school for day and boarding pupils aged 3–18. The college, set in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, comprises a pre-school, prep school and senior school with pupil numbers totaling around 870, 170 of whom ...