Skilled Groundsperson

bursarial Full-time Closing date: 1 March 2024

Cranleigh School require a highly motivated Skilled Groundsperson to join our busy Grounds team to maintain the School Grounds to a high standard across several school campuses.

Cranleigh School is set in 280 acres of Surrey countryside, eight miles from Guildford and close to the thriving village of Cranleigh.

The main duties of the role will include assisting with the preparation and maintenance of natural and artificial sports and recreation facilities including a 9-hole golf course. Working as part of a team you will also be involved in the maintenance and enhancement of the wider estate so will be expected to possess appropriate skills/experience and demonstrate a flexible approach to work and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience from working within the sports turf industry, a thorough knowledge of the safe set up and use of modern equipment, confidence to assess pitches for their playability and good communication skills to be able to successfully liaise with coaches and other members of staff.  Experience of sports grounds maintenance and relevant NVQ 2 or equivalent qualifications are an advantage but not essential. Full training will be provided.

A valid UK driving license is required

We offer a supportive community environment, a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays excluding those that fall in term time) and a wide range of non-contractual benefits including:

  •         Complimentary lunch during term time
  •         Bursarial Pension Scheme
  •         Free use of the school sports club
  •         Free onsite parking.

For further details and to apply, please see below:

Candidates are requested to submit a brief letter of application, together with a completed application form (apply below) supported by a full CV as soon as possible and no later than 9:00 am on Friday 1st March 2024. Applications are considered as they are received and therefore the vacancy may close sooner than advertised.

Only applications submitted on the School’s Application Form will be considered.

Cranleigh School recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

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