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Wellingborough SchoolNorthamptonshire

Contract type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £20,569 per annum

Reporting to: Estates Bursar

Disclosure level: Enhanced 

Hours: 37.5 h p/w, Monday to Friday from 07:00 – 15:30 (including weekends as required)

This includes 1-hour daily unpaid break.

Preparation and maintenance of the sports playing surfaces and general estate duties to the required standard for the benefit of the pupils and visitors. Duties as directed by the Estates Bursar and Grounds Supervisor.

Main duties:

1. Mowing (pedestrian and ride on), aeration, seeding & fertilising

2. Gardening duties including; hedge cutting, strimming, weeding and watering.

3. Leaf clearing, litter picking, debris clearing.

4. Winter sports pitches preparation and maintenance to include synthetic sports surfaces.

5. Line Marking: Initial setting out and remarking

6.         Cricket pitch preparation & maintenance: Mowing, scarifying, rolling & marking.

7. Goal post erection, dismantling storage and maintenance.

8. Setting up other sports facilities such as; netball, hockey, athletics & tennis.

9. Machine maintenance.

Additional duties

1. Snow clearing (out–of–hours if required), salt spreading and car parking as required.

2. Working school events such as Open Days, Family of Schools Day, Fireworks night, Summer Ball and essential overtime such as evening/weekend cover when required.

3. Caretaking duties such as emptying site bins and setting assembly halls and other school facilities.

4. Other duties deemed suitable by the Estates Bursar.

The Process

The deadline for applications is 12 noon 6th December 2021, and should consist of a completed application form and covering letter. CVs are not required. 

Applications by e-mail are welcome. Please send them for the attention of Lulu Corrigan, HR Manager to


The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the post, the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risk to the safety or welfare of children in the School s/he must report any concerns to the School’s Designated Person or to the Headmaster.

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