Groundskeeper, Oxfordshire

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The Manor Preparatory SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The Manor Preparatory School, situated in the heart of Oxfordshire, is a renowned independent, co-educational, preparatory day school of around 380 pupils aged 2-11. The Manor has a wonderfully happy, creative atmosphere where each individual is challenged and cherished to reach their potential. Every child is encouraged to push themselves to new challenges, resulting in outstanding results academically, on the sports field and in creative and performing arts. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Groundskeeper to work within the Site Team at The Manor Preparatory School.  

The postholder will carry out all grounds-related activities, will ensure the school playing fields are maintained to an excellent standard and must provide a professional impression to all visitors, parents, pupils and staff.  In addition, the postholder will support the maintenance team in the upkeep of the school buildings, grounds and gardens.   

This is a permanent, part-time role starting in January 2020.  The hours of work will be 7.30am until 12pm, Monday to Friday, totalling 22.5 hours per week.  Salary will be dependent on skills and experience. 

Completed application forms must be received by 12pm midday on Friday 6th December 2019. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 11th December 2019. 

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted in substitution for a completed application forms. You are welcome to submit your CV in addition to a fully completed application form. 

For an application pack, application form and further information about the role, please visit  

The Manor Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

More about The Manor Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Faringdon Road, Shippon, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6LN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1235 858458
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