Apprentice Groundsperson

Location
Ellesmere, Shropshire
Salary
To be discussed
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent

Ellesmere College is the North West’s premier co-ed day and boarding school for students aged 7-18 set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. Founded in 1884, the school offers students from Yrs 3-13 the chance to achieve outstanding success academically with a wide range of co-curricular activities, including music, art, sport and drama.  Ellesmere College is a school proud of its distinguished history but is always innovating for its future. If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of this great team, we currently have the following vacancy available:

Apprentice Groundsperson 

The successful applicant will complete a Level 2 work based Sports Turf/Horticultural Diploma and be required to complete weekly online coursework. Additional training opportunities during the apprenticeship will be available.  The role is varied; duties would include maintaining the college sports pitches, golf course & amenity areas. You will gain experience in tending ornamental areas, planting, pruning, general plant care and using various horticultural machines. A fantastic opportunity for anyone with a keen interest in Horticulture who enjoys working outdoors. Ideal for school leavers, a provisional driving licence is beneficial.

 

If you would like to apply, please visit the school website (www.ellesmere.com), for an application pack and form.   Completed applications are to be submitted by 19th October 2018 and sent to the Personnel Secretary, Ellesmere College, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 9AB.  Tel: 01691 622321 or email: kathrine.gough@ellesmere.com

 

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects its staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be prepared to undergo Child Protection Screening, including checks with past employers and DBS. References will be sought and verified at the short-listing stage as part of our safeguarding children procedures.

 

 

 

Ellesmere College is a Woodard School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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