Colston’s School, Bristol

Groundsperson 

 

 

Client profile:
Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol. The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site. We are easily accessible from the motorway network and with approximately 750 students aged from 3 to 18.

Candidate profile:
We are looking for a Groundsperson to join our dedicated team in maintaining the school sports and grounds over a 32 acre site. The school has recently purchased an extensive range of latest machinery which you will use to maintain and prepare the grounds for a large variety of sports and events to the highest standard. Ideally we are looking for someone with grounds maintenance knowledge and previous experience. An NVQ 2 or 3 in sports turf is desirable, but not essential.

The working hours for this position are 40 hours per week, from 7.30am to 4.30pm, with 1 hour unpaid for lunch/breaks, from Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work.

This position is temporary in the first instance for six months, with the possibility of becoming permanent after this time.

You will receive a competitive salary and other benefits include uniform, free parking on site, a defined contribution pension scheme, five weeks annual leave plus bank and public holidays each year, on a pro-rata basis for the duration of this temporary contract.

To apply:
Send your completed application form to jprince@colstons.bristol.sch.uk

Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Type:
The position is temporary in the first instance for six months, with the possibility of becoming permanent after this time.

Hours:
40 hours per week, from 7.30am to 4.30pm, with 1 hour unpaid for lunch/breaks, from Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work.

Closing date:
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 11:45pm

Interview date:
Thursday, 1 March 2018

Salary:
Competitive salary

Region:
South West England

Email:
jprince@colstons.bristol.sch.uk