Groundsperson, Bristol

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Colston's SchoolBristol
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,000 - £19,000 per annum depending on experience
Contract term: Temporary

Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol. The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site. We are easily accessible from the motorway network and with approximately 750 students aged from 3 to 18.  

We are looking for a Groundsperson to join our dedicated team in maintaining the school sports and grounds over a 32 acre site.  The school has recently purchased an extensive range of latest machinery which you will use to maintain and prepare the grounds for a large variety of sports and events to the highest standard.  Ideally we are looking for someone with grounds maintenance knowledge and previous experience.  An NVQ 2 or 3 in sports turf is desirable, but not essential.

The working hours for this position are 40 hours per week, from 7.30am to 4.30pm, with 1 hour unpaid for lunch/breaks, from Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work.

This position is temporary in the first instance for six months, with the possibility of becoming permanent after this time.

You will receive a competitive salary and other benefits include uniform, free parking on site, a defined contribution pension scheme, five weeks annual leave plus bank and public holidays each year, on a pro-rata basis for the duration of this temporary contract.

To download an application form and apply for this position, please click on the ‘apply now’ button below.

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Monday 26th February 2018.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 1st March 2018.

Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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More about Colston's School
Address: Bell Hill, Stapleton, Bristol, BS16 1BJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 117 9655207