Grounds and Gardens Manager, West Sussex

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Lancing College - Senior & Sixth FormWest Sussex

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Annual salary will commensurate with the role and experience of the candidate.
Contract term: Permanent

Lancing College is seeking a full time Grounds & Gardens Manager to manage all aspects of gardening and grounds at the College, the Preparatory Schools at Hove and Worthing and the College Nursery, Little Lancing. 

The Grounds & Gardens Department, under the leadership of the Grounds & Gardens Manager, is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds, gardens, playing fields and sports surfaces at all three Schools and the Nursery. 

The role of the Grounds and Gardens Manager, is a full time post, hours of work will be Monday – Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm. This is a total of 40 hours per week (with one hour unpaid lunch break). Lunch is provided free of charge whilst on duty when the kitchen is open.  Some flexibility is required and some weekend and evening work may be needed for example to be in attendance on the following days: Founders Day and School Open Days. This is a senior position and therefore there will be times when longer hours are required. 

This is a residential post and the successful candidate will be given on-site accommodation. 

The College requires of all its employees a high standard of behaviour and integrity when undertaking duties and when in contact with pupils, parents, fellow employees and visitors alike.

Applications should be made using the application form which is available, along with the full job description, from the College website and submitted to 

The closing date for applications is midday Friday 17 January 2020.

Should you have any questions regarding this role, please contact HR on 01273 465973 or

Lancing College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

More about Lancing College - Senior & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Lancing, West Sussex, BN15 0RW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1273 452213
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Lancing College is a mixed, non-selective, Church of England independent all-through school with sixth form and boarding in West Sussex, serving students from the age of 3-18. The all-through school, situated in Lancing has approximately 528 students...