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Job details

Job details
Employer Highgate School
Location Haringey
Salary Dependent on qualifications, skills and experience
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed


Closing date is midday on 16 December 2016 but applications will be considered on receipt

The role

We are looking for a Trainee Gardener who will report to the Head Gardener and work within the Estates Department. The Trainee Gardener is responsible for assisting the Head Gardener in the maintenance of the School estate’s gardens and flower beds (approx. 50 acres of high profile garden areas, which are seen by the general public as well as parents and visitors to the school).

To apply

For further information and an application form, please visit our website:

Highgate School

Highgate School was established in 1565 by a Royal Charter of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the First. Sir Roger Cholmeley, our Founder, was granted Letters Patent to found ‘a grammar school…for good education and instruction’. Today Highgate is a flourishing coeducational independent school which includes the Senior School for pupils aged 11-18; the Junior School for pupils aged 7-11 and the Pre-Preparatory School for pupils aged 3-7. There are currently in the region of 1,550 pupils at Highgate and the School employs approximately 400 full-time or part-time teaching and support staff.

The School is situated in one of the most attractive and sought after areas of North London, only a short journey from Central London and adjacent to Hampstead Heath. Working at Highgate offers the opportunity to be part of a vibrant and welcoming community, committed to academic excellence and the highest standards of pastoral care for its pupils.

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

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