Grounds Person

Christ’s Hospital is an independent co-educational boarding and day school set in 1200 acres of rolling countryside.

The School has extensive sports facilities including cricket, rugby and football pitches; tennis and netball courts plus two synthetic pitches. There are also large formal planted and grassed areas with large environmentally-friendly areas designed to attract bees, butterflies, bats and birds.

We are seeking a qualified and self-motivated person with a passion and drive to help develop and maintain our flower beds and landscaped areas.

The successful applicant will hold a relevant qualification in horticulture and ideally will have practical experience of sports turf management and a good understanding of relevant legislation relating to health & safety. This is a physically demanding role. The ability to drive and maintain a clean, valid driving licence is essential.

Christ’s Hospital welcomes applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. We are members of the Schools Inclusion Alliance and hold the Rainbow Flag Award.

How to Apply:

For further information and to apply please download the job description from our website here and complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the criteria for the role.

Applications should be sent by email to: and received by 9am on Monday 21st June 2021.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). More details on the disclosure process can be found here.

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Registered Charity No. 1120090.

Christ's Hospital


C. £20,400 Depending On Qualifications And Experience

Jun 4th, 13:30

21st June 2021