Assistant Groundsperson

Tiffin School is looking to appoint an Assistant Groundsperson to join our growing team responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of 30 Acres of beautiful grounds at East Molesey as well as occasional work at the main school site in Kingston upon Thames.

The grounds are maintained on behalf of both the School and the old boys’ association. You will be required to help prepare and maintain, to a high standard, the seven rugby and four football pitches, five cricket squares and a variety of other athletic areas.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, dedicated and enjoy working outside as part of a small team. You will be required to help maintain the rugby pitches, cricket wickets and associated areas, be reliable, conscientious and have the ability and willingness to be flexible on working hours according to need and conditions. It is likely that the successful candidate will have some previous experience as a groundsperson or similar role, however candidates with practical skills, a willingness to work outdoors in all weathers and an ability to cope with the physical demands of the job will also be considered. Professional training opportunities will be made available to the successful candidate.

The Role: Full time, 36 hours a week, with some flexibility in working hours as some weekend work is expected.

This is a very exciting time to join our grounds team as we embark on a programme to improve the quality of the pitches, and to implement the ambitions of our masterplan.

Benefits include: a beautiful and peaceful setting to work in, season ticket loan/Cycle to Work scheme/salary advance scheme for a rental deposit/free on-site parking /enhanced maternity benefits/6 weeks holiday and excellent Local Government Pension Scheme. For a good feel of the School, please look at the Head’s Newsletters on the website.

To apply: Please see our website for the Recruitment Brochure, the Person Specification, Job Description and application form. Only fully completed application forms received by the stated deadline will be accepted as valid applications.

Tiffin School welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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

Closing date: Noon on Friday 2 December 2022 Interviews will be held the following week.
If you have any questions, require any further information or would like a site visit please contact vacancies@tiffin.kingston.sch.uk

COMPANY
Tiffin School

LOCATION
Kingston Upon Thames

SALARY
Range £23,457 - £26,913

DATE PUBLISHED:
Nov 16th, 10:07

CLOSING DATE:
2nd December 2022