This is an opportunity for a motivated individual with grounds maintenance and basic building maintenance skills to support our busy Premises Team across three school sites.
As a Grounds Person, your duties will include maintaining sports pitches, ensuring they are marked, set up for matches, cleared from litter, grass is cut and all posts are painted accordingly. You will also schedule testing and maintenance of the grounds maintenance equipment and provide support to any contractors working on site.
Your caretaking duties will include supporting the Caretaker and Premises Manager with ensuring that the whole school site is maintained to an exceptional standard. This will include property maintenance, ensuring a tidy appearance of the schools and assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of the premises and furnishings.
You will need experience of line marking on pitches and using gardening machinery along with experience of mowing, trimming and hedge cutting, as well as basic caretaking/manual handling skills along with a valid driving licence to travel between sites.
This is a full-time position, working 36 hours per week Monday to Friday, however a degree of flexibility is required as occasional weekend and overtime work will be necessary to accommodate the busy school calendar.
Working at Oxford High School is stimulating, extremely varied and tremendous fun. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:
· Competitive salaries and pay progression
· Access to extensive professional development opportunities
· Training grants for qualifications
· Generous pension schemes
· Free life assurance benefit
· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
· A Cycle to Work scheme
· Competitive terms and conditions of employment
For further details and to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter in the first instance by clicking the apply button.
Successful candidates will be required to complete an application form before interview.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon, Friday 2 March 2018.
Interview dates: TBC.
Oxford High School and the GDST (Charity No 306983) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applications must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.