Groundskeeper Vacancy

TBGS is looking to appoint an individual to maintain all aspects of the school grounds.  This person must be able to use his/her initiative as, although he/she will work to the Premises Manager, this role is one where he/she will be expected to be lone working for the majority of the time.  A chainsaw qualification and a spraying licence would be advantageous for this post.

Hours:  37.5 per week

Salary:  Dependant on experience TBGS Point 15-19 (£17,865 – £19,810)

Holidays:  Six weeks per year to be taken during school holidays

CLOSING DATE: Monday 3 June 2019

Job description

Maintenance of grounds in the planting and cultivation of trees and shrubs, keeping the site to as high a standard as possible within the time constraints available.

Maintenance of all pitches, grass surfaces and relevant fixtures including marking out and re-marking of pitches working with the PE department.

Liaise with the Premises Manager to maintain the Grounds budget and to ensure that health and Safety regulations are followed and that chemicals and fuel are stored securely.

Maintenance of all equipment used on the site at the first instance.

Keeping all pathways clear of litter, weeds and foliage.

Other duties as requested by the Premises Manager or other senior personnel that may be reasonably required but not specifically listed in this job description.

All applicants must be aware they will be subject to DBS and other Child Protection checks.

Application forms are available online.

Please direct any queries to

Application Form (Support-staff)

Application Form (Teachers)

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