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Ludgrove School

Ludgrove School

Gardener

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Closing date for applications: 7th January 2019

Ludgrove is a full boarding school for boys aged 8 to 13 years set in 130 acres of land. We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced gardener to complement our existing team of groundsmen. 

The successful candidate will have:

• A recognised horticultural qualification along with PA1/PA6 spraying certificate.  Full clean driving licence required

• A wide-ranging knowledge and experience of gardening

• Excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for horticulture

Key responsibilities include:

• Garden maintenance tasks such as; pruning, dead heading, trimming, shrub maintenance; planting, weeding and mulching beds and borders in accordance with good horticultural practice and garden design requirements

• An interest in the planning and designing of new areas

• Operating garden machinery such as; mowers, strimmers, vehicles etc.Ludgrove is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check, two written references and a completed medical form will be required.

Salary: £18,000, dependent on experience.  30 days holiday including bank holidays

Start date: February 2019

Hours:   
32.5 hours per week; 8.30am – 4.00pm with 1hr lunch break
Mon-Fri, summer (Apr-Oct) and Mon-Thurs, winter (Nov – Mar)
Full time / Permanent position

Closing date for applications: 7th January 2019

Applications:
Please complete the Application Form below and a covering letter and send them to Rob Westerman, Estates Manager - robert.westerman@ludgroveschool.co.uk.