New this weekBe an early applicant


The Dean Close FoundationGloucestershire

We are looking for a skilled Groundsperson to join our small team. The Groundsperson must have solid hands-on sports turf experience and hold a minimum Level 2 in Sports Turf Operative Standard (or equivalent). We are looking for an individual who enjoys working to a high standard and has a passion for providing excellent sports pitches.

Reporting to the Head of Grounds Care/Deputy Head of Ground Care, the Groundsperson will assist in the daily delivery of general grounds care and external area maintenance at Dean Close Schools, Cheltenham and associated nurseries.

The role focuses more on the maintenance and development of the school’s grass and artificial sports pitches but the person will also assist with maintenance of the gardens.

The role requires independent and team working in order to provide the following: gardens and grounds in good and safe condition; natural and artificial sports pitches to a high standard throughout the year; maintenance of the equipment necessary to deliver these services. 

This role is subject to DBS clearance and adherence to the school safeguarding and other policies.

Full job description, person specification and terms and conditions can be viewed in the attached job description.

Dean Close Foundation reserves the right to update this Job Specification at any time.

How to Apply

Please use TES Quick Apply. Any queries regarding the role should be submitted to
Closing date: 12noon on Tuesday 28 September 2021. Interviews to be held shortly after.

Applications will be considered as they are received, and the Foundation reserves the right to appoint at any time in the process.

Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection and screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Supporting documents

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.
Quick ApplyApply now