Bradfield College, Bradfield, Berkshire 

Apprentice Grounds Person

Client details:

Bradfield College is a British co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils, located in the small village of Bradfield in the English county of Berkshire.

Candidate profile:

If you possess a positive and hardworking attitude and are keen to learn, this is an exciting opportunity to develop a career in groundskeeping.

This is a physical role in which you will support the Head Groundsman in the maintenance, conservation and enhancement of the grounds at Bradfield College, working collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team.

This will include maintaining and setting up all outdoor sports areas, assisting in the maintenance of ground’s maintenance vehicles and equipment and ensuring that the College estate is presented to a consistently high standard, including the maintenance of paths, drives, fences, hedges and woodland.

As part of the role you will be required to undergo a level 2 apprenticeship scheme, lasting 12-18 months.

The working hours are seasonal and based on a 40-hour week. Some weekend work will be required throughout the year along with flexibility in hours.

In return, Bradfield College can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Six extra concessions days to be taken at directed times of the year
  • Access to Lifeworks EAP programme
  • Free meal during the working day when College kitchens are open
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Subsidised membership of the College Sports Centre and Golf Club
  • Cycle to work scheme

Essential requirements:

To be considered for this role, you will need: 

  • A positive and hardworking attitude with a willingness to learn, and adaptability to the diverse nature of the role
  • Good communication skills
  • Capability of meeting the physical challenges of the post
  • Awareness of health and safety
  • A full and valid driving licence
  • The ability to work as part of a team or on your own initiative
  • A ‘can do’ approach to ensure jobs are completed on time to a high standard

Desirable requirements:

Knowledge of football and cricket would be an advantage but is not essential.

Process to apply:

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All candidates are required to complete an application form.


Full time, Permanent

Closing date:
Thursday, 25 February 2021 - 5:00pm

£14,000 - £16,000 per annum

South East

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