Published
September 17, 2022
Location
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking to appoint a Gardener to join our team responsible for the maintenance and general condition of our grounds
Salary
Competitive
Working Pattern
Full time • Permanent • To start asap
Documents
Closing Date
September 30, 2022

Description

FULL TIME • YEAR ROUND

40 hours per week

Reed’s School is one of the leading Independent Secondary Day and Boarding Schools in the country, providing an education for over 790 pupils. The School is all-boys from 11-16 and has a co-educational Sixth Form. Ripley Court School is a popular independent co-educational preparatory school for 3-11 year olds set in 19 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside including extensive playing fields and a Forest School.

We are looking to appoint a Gardener to join our team responsible for the maintenance and general condition of our grounds (covering both School sites and including extensive sports facilities). The role-holder will assist the Head Gardener with general maintenance of gardens, planters and planting beds.

The role-holder will predominantly work from the Reed’s School site in Cobham but will be required to work from the Ripley Court site as required.

The role-holder will work for 40 hours per week with the ability to work flexible shift patterns (e.g. weekends on a rota). You will have demonstrable experience of working within a similar role with good general knowledge of horticulture. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and creative with a keen eye for detail.

For Safer Recruitment purposes all applicants must complete an application form. Full details including a job description and application form can be found on the Reed’s School website, or alternatively by emailing HR.

Closing date: midday, Friday 30 September 2022

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Reed’s School and Ripley Court School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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