We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Deputy Head of Grounds to assist the team of Grounds staff with looking after 400 acres of parkland and sports facilities.
(Required for May 2022 or as soon as possible)
The successful candidate will also assist the Head of Grounds with coordinating landscaping efforts and related outdoor maintenance services, to train/manage grounds staff and ensure performance and quality.
Applicants must have good communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative.
A basic knowledge of sports pitch set up / layouts would be desirable but is not essential.
Full-time Hours: 40-hour week, normally 8.00am – 4.30pm
Salary: 25k -30k depending on qualifications and experience.
Additional benefits include: free lunch during term time, free parking and pension scheme.
Whilst not in a teaching role, as Deputy Head of Grounds, you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. As with all College staff members, you will therefore be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.
If you would like to apply for the position please download an application pack and return your completed application pack to the HR department by the closing date.
Telephone: 01920 824335 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: midday, Tuesday 10th May 2022.
Interviews to take place shortly after the closing date.*
*Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.