Head Gardener, Kent

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Sutton Valence SchoolKent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Head Gardener 

A rewarding and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Head Gardener to develop and maintain the School’s prestigious gardens. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a love of and hands-on approach to horticulture. Meticulous and hardworking, they will have and expect high attention to detail and excellent workmanship. 

As Head Gardener, it is expected that the candidate will be a qualified horticulturist with a minimum of five years’ experience to be able to demonstrate excellent plant knowledge, good landscaping skills and creative flair, the ability to plan ahead, as well as exceptional people management skills. A driving licence is essential.

Details of the post, including an electronic copy of the application form, can be found on our website (www.svs.org.uk) under Contact/Working at SVS or from the Assistant Bursar. Telephone: 01622 845251, email: vanleeuwend@svs.org.uk

Sutton Valence School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: North Street, Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3HL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1622 845200
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Pupils have been inspired by the beautiful surroundings of Sutton Valence School since 1576. The School offers an almost bespoke journey for each child, both academically and in those things that spark each child’s imagination.  Somewhere ...