Head of Gardens and Grounds, Canterbury

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The King's School CanterburyCanterbury

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 including accommodation
Contract term: Permanent

The King’s School is a selective co-educational boarding and day school of 830 pupils in years 9-13. The School, dating back to 597 and situated in the heart of the historic Cathedral city of Canterbury, has an outstanding reputation as one of the country’s leading independent schools.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead the School’s Gardens and Grounds team to ensure that our gardens, sporting facilities and grounds are developed and maintained to the highest standards. By joining the King’s School, you will be playing a vital role in looking after some of the greatest spaces in England within a World Heritage Site.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational, leadership and planning skills and the resilience to deal with this busy and demanding role. The role would suit a proactive applicant who is willing to work with a friendly demeanour and a flexible approach. A passion for both gardens and grounds in addition to previous experience in a similar environment are essential qualities.

Further details are available from The King’s School website: www.kings-school.co.uk 

If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, please ring Clare Reed, Director of Sports Facilities and Grounds, on 01227 595616.

Closing date: 9:00am on Monday, 20th May 2019. 

The King’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The King’s School, Canterbury is an educational charity - Registration No: 307942



More about The King's School Canterbury
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: The King's School, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2ES, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1227 595501
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THE KING’S SCHOOL, CANTERBURY is a leading independent co-educational boarding school, situated in the heart of the historic Cathedral city of Canterbury in Kent. 

The precincts of Canterbury Cathedral are part of a world heritage site, a centre...