Permanent; Full time
Closing date: 21 September 2023

Haileybury is seeking to appoint a Groundsperson.


This is an opportunity to become part of the team that provides maintenance and continually improves the sports playing surfaces, including: 20 winter sports pitches; football, rugby and lacrosse, 4 grass cricket squares, 4 artificial cricket pitches, cricket net areas, 2 astro turf hockey pitches and 8 tennis/netball courts. The successful candidate will also assist in the maintenance of the large amenity areas in and around the School grounds.

A full driving licence is required.

Experience of working in a sporting environment or a similar site would be an advantage but is not essential.

Please see the job description for further information or visit the school website.

About Haileybury

Haileybury is an outstanding independent co-educational boarding and day school of around 900 pupils aged 11 to 18. Established in 1862, the School is situated on a beautiful 500-acre estate in Hertfordshire.

Haileybury has an outstanding national and international reputation, and was recently judged by the ISI to be excellent in all areas.

Benefits offered include membership of the support staff pension scheme, lunch in the School’s Dining Hall (subject to hours of work), and use of the School’s facilities including gyms, a swimming pool, tennis club, and our health and wellbeing centres.

How to apply

To apply for the above position, please complete the application form in full, with reference to the enclosed job description and return it to by 21 September 2023.

Please be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the application form has been filled in completely, including details of your full employment history.
The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The School has a diverse pupil body and is committed to its strategy of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds to enrich our collective knowledge and experience. Appointments will be made on merit.

Please see full details of the School’s Privacy Notice for Staff.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection vetting, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Sep 7th, 14:30

21st September 2023