School Grounds Assistant

  • Job Reference: 46672
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Catch22
  • Location: West Dulwich, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £23,955 to £26,180
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits
  • Sector: Facilities / Estates Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client an Independent Prep School are currently looking for a School Grounds Assistant to join their team in Dulwich, London SE21

Job purpose of the School Grounds Assistant:

To assist, support and take instructions from the Grounds Supervisor regarding the daily preparation of the School Playing fields, sports pitches during term time and their continued maintenance during the holidays. You will report to the Grounds Supervisor.

Key responsibilities of the School Grounds Assistant:

  • To be involved in all aspects of sports pitch and playing field maintenance.
  • Ensuring pitches and playing fields are playable, safe, clean for use of the school and outside lets.
  • Ensuring the security of pavilions and other buildings on sport sites.
  • Operation of power tools as well as hand-held, pedestrian and ride-on machinery.
  • To ensure machinery & equipment are properly cleaned & maintained. 

Who are we looking for:

  • A full UK driving license (essential) 
  • Able to perform heavy manual labour for extended periods.
  • Understanding Health and Safety procedures
  • Demonstrates a proactive 'can do' attitude to all tasks
  • Team player
  • Good written and spoken English skills
  • Flexible approach, willing to adapt and respond to priorities

In return of our client is offering the following:

Salary- £23,955 to £26,180 per annum depending on experience

  • Monday to Friday + one Saturday morning in each calendar month (on a rota basis) 
  • Attendance at all relevant INSET days and the School Open Day
  • Additionally, the post holder will be required to undertake some weekend and out of hours work as requested or dictated by the seasonal use and sports, for which overtime will be paid.

If you feel that you are the right candidate for this Schools Grounds Assistant then please submit your most up to date CV here or contact Jeanette Brown on 0207 220 8900 for further details.