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Job details
Employer Whitgift School
Location Croydon
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Full-Time, Full-Year 

Salary Range: £27,784 – £31,302 (dependent on qualifications and experience)   

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 106 boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils. It set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.   

The School includes numerous formal and semi-formal gardens and borders which are a key feature of the environment. The successful candidates will need to be experienced in all aspects of gardens design, preparation and maintenance to the highest possible standards. A certain amount of personnel and budget management experience will also be required.   

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 parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.   

For further information and an online application form, please visit For any queries, please telephone School HR on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail   

Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible. 


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.

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