Permanent; Full Time
Hours: 40 per week
Benefits: 25 days’ holiday per annum; 5% Employer/5% Employee Contribution Pension; On-site Gym/Pool
Closing Date: 5 February 2023
Start Date: 20 March 2023
Haileybury is recruiting for a Head Groundsperson to take a lead role on task-to-task management of the in-house Grounds and Gardens team.
The objective of the Ground and Gardens Department is to ensure the efficient maintenance and development of all sports playing surfaces. To ensure that safe, consistent, well-presented and good quality playing surfaces are always available to pupils and visitors.
In addition, the role may require leading on the general maintenance and development of the landscaped and garden areas.
The successful candidate will enjoy working outdoors; have substantial experience of managing a grounds team on a day-to-day basis, along with excellent knowledge of sports field maintenance and management, and irrigation and drainage systems. A full, driving licence is also essential.
The post holder will be required to work weekends and some weekday overtime on a rota basis to ensure the set up and smooth running of sports fixtures, training sessions and other external events.
To apply for the above position, please complete an Application Form, with reference to the Job Description and return it to HR@haileybury.com.
Applicants should be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the specified application form has been filled in completely. Please be aware that your application form should include your full employment history and any previous employer may be approached by the School. Incomplete application forms may be returned. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We aim to ensure that our staff body reflects the diversity of our pupil body and therefore encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Please see full details of our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy and Procedure and our Recruitment Privacy Notice.
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 screening, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Any employment offer will be subject to the successful completion of these background screening checks.