Gardener

Recruiter
Location
Harrow, London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Oct 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

An independent boarding school for 13-18 year old boys

Gardener

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time gardener to join the team responsible for the maintenance and development of gardens and grounds within Harrow School.

Steeped in centuries of history and tradition, the school houses many unique and nationally important buildings, whose grounds and gardens cover an area in excess of 50 acres comprising formal lawns, hedges and flower beds requiring a high standard of maintenance.

Working alongside the Head Gardener and the gardening team, you should possess a horticultural qualification or have  relevant experience .

Duties to include lawn care, planting, pruning, weeding, hedge cutting plus snow clearance and salting in the  winter, therefore it is essential that applicants are  capable of heavy lifting and able to work outdoors throughout the year in all weathers.

Benefits include free lunch, automatic enrolment into the School’s pension scheme and use of the School’s sports facilities. There is also the opportunity of subsidised membership to the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.

Application packs are available to download from the School’s website at www.harrowschool.org.uk/work-at-harrow

Or please contact: The HR Department on: 020 8872 8314 recruitment@harrowschool.org.uk

Closing date: 6 October 2017

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all successful applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate for the post, including checks with any past employer and the DBS

Harrow School is an equal opportunities employer.

www.harrowschool.org.uk