Client details:

Haileybury is an independent co-educational boarding school, located in 500 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, for pupils aged 11-18. We offer a world of opportunity for talented girls and boys who wish to contribute fully to our happy and purposeful community.

Candidate profile:

The Head Groundsman will take a lead role on task-to-task management of the in-house grounds staff. The objective of the grounds team is to ensure the efficient maintenance and development of all sports playing surfaces, their structures and associated areas and to ensure that safe, consistent, well-presented and good quality playing surfaces are always available to students and visitors.

The successful candidate will enjoy working outdoors, have substantial experience of managing a grounds team on a day-to-day basis, and 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. They will be accommodated in school property, if there is availability.

The nature of a 24hr a day, 7 days per week boarding school requires staff to work flexibly and there may be a requirement for the jobholder to work reasonable additional hours and early mornings, evenings and weekends

Process to apply:

For more information and an application pack, please visit:

Head Groundsman

c. 40 Hours per Week, inc. regular Saturdays

Closing date:
Sunday, 18 October 2020 - 5:00pm

Competitive + Benefits (inc Accommodation)



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01992 706 379