Gardener

Expiring today

Location
Uppingham, Oakham
Salary
Circa £20,300.00 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
25 Sep 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Opportunity for a Gardener with experience in all horticultural operations to play a key role working on the extensive and picturesque gardens of one of the leading independent schools in the UK.

As a Gardener, you will assist in the maintenance, development and improvement of the School’s gardens, by producing high quality work that creates excellent visual impact for pupils, parents, visitors, staff and the Uppingham community to enjoy.

Typical duties will include tending to plants, lawn mowing, hedge cutting, leaf collection, hard and soft landscaping and maintaining garden furniture and structures.
 
You will also assist in the design, growing and planting of both the town’s and the School’s floral displays for the Uppingham and Britain in Bloom competitions.  

If you have relevant experience in a similar role, work well in a team and have reasonable plant knowledge along with good basic horticultural techniques we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return we can offer a competitive salary and a variety of benefits, such as free lunches during term-time, discounted membership to the Uppingham School Sports Centre, access to the School’s pension plan and private health care.

For further details and to apply please submit your CV in the first instance by clicking the apply button.

Short listed candidates will be required to complete the School’s application form prior to interview.
 
Closing date: 09:00, Monday 25 September 2017.
  
Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.