Groundsperson

St Edmund's College, Old Hall Green, Ware, Herts

Client details:
St Edmund’s is a Catholic school in Hertfordshire steeped in history having been founded in 1568 by Cardinal William Allen and as such is the oldest Catholic School in England.  The school has a strong Catholic ethos based on four key principles; Christ Centred Education, Scholarship of St Edmund, Education for the whole person and home and the wider community.

Candidate profile:

  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills, able to relate to young people
  • Able to work flexibly and independently
  • Able to follow instructions accurately but make good judgments and lead when required
  • Work in a team
  • Keen to learn and develop own skills, and take on any necessary training where required
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
  • Self-Motivated

Essential requirements:

  • As this post involves considerable manual handling duties the post holder must have completed some form of Manual Handling Training (training will be given)
  • An Awareness of Child Protection (training will be given)
  • Hold a valid driving license
  • Basic awareness of health and safety (training will be given)
  • General DIY Skills
  • General Gardening Skills

Desirable requirements:

  • NVQ level 2 Sports Turf Maintenance or IOG National Technical Certificate
  • Experience in the use of grounds maintenance equipment such as hedge cutters, strimmer’s etc.
  • Pesticide spraying PA1 and (Knap sack spraying)
  • Use of Chain Saws – Maintenance, cross cutting and falling small trees
  • Knowledge of Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations.
  • First Aid Certificate (training can be provided)
  • Tree surgery qualification (training can be provided)

Process to apply:
If you would like to apply please visit our website in order to download an application pack

http://www.stedmundscollege.org/information/job-opportunities/

Please return your completed application pack to the HR department by the closing date.

Type:
Full time, Permanent

Hours:
40 hour week, normally 8.00am – 4.30pm

Closing date:
Monday, 27 May 2019 - 11:45pm

Salary:
£18k - £19k depending on experience

Region:
London & East

Email:
hr@stedmundscollege.org

Web site:
http://www.stedmundscollege.org/information/job-opportunities/

Telephone:
01920 824 335