Gardener

Location
South Croydon, London (Greater)
Salary
£21,347-23,067.00 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Posted
26 Apr 2018
Closes
26 May 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils.  It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, hardworking and enthusiastic full-time Gardener to join our Gardens Team.  You will be involved in developing new planting schemes as well as being responsible for the upkeep of our range of large herbaceous and shrub borders, propagation of plants, the upkeep of formal and semi-formal gardens including lawn care, as well as woodland works. The role also involves the upkeep of the school’s indoor plants and planting up floral arrangements for the school’s high profile events.   

In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym (Nuffield Health), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

From the advertisement on school's website (www.whitgift.co.uk/vacancies), select the white 'documents available' button at the top left of the advertisement, and the green 'apply' button on the top right for the online application form.  For any queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail SchoolHR@whitgift.co.uk .

Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Whitgift School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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