Assistant Groundsperson - Clifton, Bristol
Job Type: Full Time
Clifton College is a leading independent day and boarding school educating over 1,200 pupils aged 3 months to 18.
Founded in 1862, the College provides an exceptional all-round education that successfully combines a rich heritage with modern state-of-the-art facilities.
Located in one of the most beautiful suburbs of the vibrant city of Bristol, Clifton College continues to lead the way as one of the best independent schools in the country.
Clifton College offers day education, flexi and full boarding and is a proudly inclusive and supportive community, with over 40 nationalities represented.
Clifton College are recruiting an Assistant Groundsperson to join its Grounds team.
You will work within the grounds and gardens team which are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the sports pitches, gardens and landscaping areas as part of the Clifton College estate. The successful candidate will need to have the ability to learn to complete tasks including, but not limited to; pedestrian and ride-on mowing, line marking, divoting, tractor driving and operation, the cleaning and some light maintenance of machinery, work with hand tools and horticultural work when required. The role will suit someone who wants to take the first step in a career in Grounds. Work to be based at one of the 2 Clifton College sites but the ability to work at both sites as required
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects our community. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups.
Clifton College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, all staff and volunteers are required to share this commitment. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to complete an enhanced criminal record disclosure (DBS check) and undergo our pre-employment screening. As a regulated sector we are required to ask for references prior to interview, by applying for this role you are consenting for us to contact your referees.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation from Offenders Act 1974 therefore you will be asked to disclose all previous convictions not exempt under amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020