Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1460 pupils including over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils. It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.
Due to an internal promotion we are seeking to appoint a full-time Groundsperson to join our award-winning Grounds Team maintaining a variety of outdoor sports facilities, including cricket, rugby and football to the highest possible standard.
The applicant will ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ sports grounds experience, be capable of working individually or as part of a team and will ideally hold a driving licence. Extensive training opportunities will be provided for the right candidate.
In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym (Nuffield Health), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.
We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.
For further information about the role and the skills required, select the white 'documents' button at the top left of the advertisement, and the green 'apply' button on the top right for the online application form. For any queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail SchoolHR@whitgift.co.uk .
Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis, so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.
Closing date is midnight on Thursday 27 September 2018
Interviews will be during week commencing 1 October 2018
Whitgift School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service