Oxford High School are looking for a Gardener/Grounds Person to join our busy Premises Team.
Your duties will include maintaining sports pitches, ensuring they are marked, set up for matches, cleared from litter, grass is cut and all posts are painted accordingly, as well as basic caretaking/manual handling skills along with a valid driving licence to travel between sites.
The ideal candidate will be honest, conscientious, reliable, flexible and self-motivated. You must also possess good communication skills. Excellent practical skills and experience of grounds and property maintenance are essential. Experience of using and maintaining a large variety of gardening tools, maintenance tools and light/heavy machinery would be an advantage.
This is a full-time position, working Monday to Friday however a degree of flexibility is required as occasional weekend and overtime work will be necessary to accommodate the busy school calendar.
Oxford High School is based on three sites, all within walking distance of each other, Belbroughton Road, Woodstock Road and Bardwell Road. Along with the rest of the Premises Team you will be required to work across all three sites.
About Oxford High School:
Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford's historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls' education.
Today, Oxford High School is a happy and vibrant place to work: our girls are highly motivated and ambitious, supportive yet self-aware. From our youngest Reception pupils through to our longest-serving members of staff, there is a real sense of pride at being part of the Oxford High community.
As well as our commitment to girls' education, we are committed to investing in our staff's personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network.
As part of the Girls' Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls' schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:
- Competitive salaries and pay progression
- Access to extensive professional development opportunities
- Training grants for qualifications
- Generous pension schemes
- Free life assurance benefit
- Free school lunches
- A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
- Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
- A Cycle to Work scheme
- Competitive terms and conditions of employment
Closing date: To Be Confirmed.
Interviews: To Be Confirmed.
The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.
For further details about this opportunity and to apply, please click HERE.
Full time, Permanent
£18,051 - £18,871.50 depending on skills and experience