Groundsperson, Gloucestershire

Closing date:Expiring today

Cheltenham CollegeGloucestershire

Date posted:
Start date: February 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,000 -£22,000
Contract term: Permanent

For February 2019, an opportunity has arisen for a new Groundsperson to work on the outstanding sports grounds at Cheltenham College. Joining an excellent Grounds team who, under the leadership of Christian Brain, Head of Grounds, recently won the award of ‘Best Outground Pitches’ for the Cheltenham Cricket Festival 2017, you will work on some of the best sporting facilities in the country. Work will be varied and will cover all aspects of grounds work.  

Experience in grounds work, especially cricket, would be an advantage. NVQ Level 2 in Sports turf would be desirable, as well as spraying and chainsaw qualifications. You must be able to work as part of a team and on your own.

Salary will be between £18,000 - £22,000 depending on experience.

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application form and covering letter, electronically, to: 

Closing date for applications is: 5pm on Tuesday, 15 January 2019. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 21 January 2019. 

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.

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More about Cheltenham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7LD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1242 265600
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