Apprentice Grounds person
Department: Works and Estates
Reports to: Head of Grounds
Type of Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 40 hours per week excluding an unpaid lunch break
Weeks per year: 52
Salary: Apprenticeship rates - £5 per hour (£10,400 per annum)
Closing Date: 25th September 2019 (23:45)
Nestled in a stunning 400-acre parkland campus in leafy Berkshire, Wellington College is one of Britain’s most historic and famous independent schools. We are a fully co-educational boarding school offering an excellent all-round education to over 1,000 pupils.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed Apprentice Grounds person who will be responsible learning the maintenance and preparation of our excellent sporting pitches and facilities which are host to a variety of exciting sporting events throughout the year.
The College will support the right candidate to achieve an apprenticeship qualification in sports turf management Level 2. An outstanding work ethic and the ability to work unsupervised are essential.
Our excellent staff benefits include free lunch whilst on duty, subsidised membership to the Wellington Health and Fitness and Golf club, contribution to the pension scheme and access to medical cover.
For further details please refer to the job description.
The College is committed to equality and diversity and the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Applicants for any of the positions available at the College must be willing to undergo a number of safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, reference checks with previous employers and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA check.
This role is subject to the current terms and conditions of Wellington College support staff.
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