Gardener, Harrow

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Harrow SchoolHarrow

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Gardener to join the team responsible for the maintenance and development of the gardens and grounds of Harrow School. 

Steeped in centuries of history and tradition, the School has many unique and nationally important buildings, whose grounds and gardens cover an area of over 50 acres and comprise formal lawns, hedges and flower beds requiring a high standard of maintenance.

Working alongside the Gardens Manager and the gardening team, you should possess a horticultural qualification or have relevant experience. 

Duties will include lawn care, planting, pruning, weeding and hedge cutting plus snow clearance and salting in the winter. It is therefore essential that applicants are capable of heavy lifting and are able to work outdoors throughout the year in all weathers.

Benefits include free lunch, automatic enrolment in the School’s pension scheme and use of the School’s sports facilities. Subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs is also available.

For an application pack, visit or contact the HR team on 020 8872 8314 or at

Closing date: 29 May 2018

Interviews: week commencing 11 June 2018

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all successful applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate for the post, including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Harrow School is an equal opportunities employer. 

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More about Harrow School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: 5 High Street, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, HA1 3HP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8872 8000
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Harrow School is an independent boarding secondary school for boys aged 13-18. It was established, by royal charter, in 1572 during the reign of Elizabeth I. It is operated as a Royal Charter Corporation, which is a charitable trust whose trustees ar...