Wakefield Grammar School Foundation is one of the country’s leading families of single sex independent day schools, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, and Wakefield Girls’ High School, Junior and Senior Schools along with Wakefield Grammar Pre-Preparatory School. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Groundsperson to join the Estates Team on a full-time basis with an immediate start date.

The successful applicant will support the Grounds Manager in the maintenance of sports playing surfaces, conservation and enhancement of the estate grounds, working collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team.

Applicants must be able to work as part of a team and have proven grounds experience in a similar role. A knowledge of horticultural, landscaping and sports turf maintenance, basic computer skills, a full and valid UK driving licence and experience of driving a tractor and machinery used to prepare and maintain sports turf are all essential.

The post is full time and all year round, working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. There will also be a requirement to work additional hours (evenings and weekends) as necessary during busy periods, dependent upon the requirements of the Foundation.

As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

So, if you are committed to contributing towards the Foundation community, think you have got what it takes to perform exceptionally well in this role and would like to join our team, please apply now.

Further details and an application form can be obtained by visiting the website here or by emailing the HR Department at

Applications must be made using a Foundation Application Form. We are unable to accept applications by CV.

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am on Monday, 25th October 2021.

Wakefield Grammar School Foundation


Actual Starting Salary £19,774.00 Pa With Progression To £22,377.00 Pa

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25th October 2021