Grounds Person / Gardener
Oaklands is an Outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. We have a Primary school (New Oaks), Secondary school (High Oaks) and a specialist independent SEN College provision (Great Oaks). Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development. High Oaks and Great Oaks College are based in our purpose built new school building that offers state of the art facilities for our students. New Oaks Primary School will be relocating to our newly refurbished site at Woodlands Road.
We are looking to appoint a friendly and keen Grounds Person/Gardener to help maintain the grounds of our Gresham Road site. The successful candidate will work alongside our current gardener and will be responsible for ensuring the upkeep of the plants, paths and driveways of the site. You will show upmost responsibility in using, cleaning and storing all gardening tools and equipment.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role.
We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.
Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.
Details of this post are available on the school’s website
If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly team, please complete and email the application form to HR.
Closing Date: 9am on Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Interview Date: Tuesday 10th November 2020
Start Date: ASAP
Pay Scale: Hounslow Scale 1a
Actual Salary: £2,936 per annum
Contract Type: Term time and permanent
Hours of work: 6 hours per week, worked over 2 or 3 days.
Induction: An essential pre-employment induction will take place before the start date.
CV’s will not be accepted. No Agencies Please.
- Special needs with state - community funding
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 19 years