Horticulturalist / School Grounds Person, Shrewsbury

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Concord CollegeShrewsbury

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Concord College is England’s premier co-educational international boarding school set in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, with 550 students aged 13-18. With over 40 nationalities represented amongst our students, we enjoy a wonderfully diverse environment with a strong community feel and decency, trust and respect at our core. All employees play an important part in providing all that is required for the students in our care. This could be an ideal opportunity for you to work as part of a great team in a beautiful setting with first class facilities, excellent working conditions and rates of pay, plus many additional benefits. 

The college is set in 77 acres of beautiful grounds and has a highly skilled team of grounds staff.  Due to retirement we wish to appoint a keen horticulturalist / grounds person to join the team. Responsibilities will include creating planting schemes, plant care, maintaining the College’s formal gardens, sports pitches, and recreational grounds and all the associated machinery and equipment. A qualification in horticulture and extensive plant knowledge is required, together with previous experience in a similar role. Working hours are 37.5 hours per week, 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday. A competitive salary will be offered, dependent on qualifications and experience. Other benefits include a free meal whilst on shift, a defined contribution pension scheme, childcare vouchers and staff income protection and life assurance schemes.

Further information on the above post, together with an application form, is available on our website: www.concordcollegeuk.com, or from our HR Officer: n.fox@concordcollege.org.uk  tel. 01694 731631. Closing date for applications is midday  Monday 11 December 2017  

Please note we do not accept CVs

Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7PF.

Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Child protection screening is undertaken which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Concord College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 19 years
Address: Acton Burnell Hall, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7PF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1694 731631
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We set very high academic standards and students come to the college wanting to do their best. As an international college our students come from all over the world. They value learning, re...