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Gardener

Date Posted: Monday 20 December 2021

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 07/01/2022

For a February start, an exciting opportunity has arisen at Cheltenham College for a full-time Gardener. Reporting to the Head Gardener, you will work as part of a small, close-knit team delivering a high standard of garden maintenance and hard and soft landscaping within the Cheltenham College campus.

Professional experience is not essential as full training will be provided, though a good knowledge of horticulture and a qualification in horticulture or a similar discipline would be advantageous. Candidates must be able to maintain a positive attitude in all winds and weathers. We seek a reliable individual, with good initiative and the ability to work unsupervised.

A full, clean driving licence is required and experience of driving a trailer would be beneficial. PA1 and PA6, brush-cutter and chainsaw certification would be desirable but is not essential.

Salary: £19,800 – £20,280

 

How to apply

 

To apply, please forward a completed application form with covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org

 

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday, 7 January 2022 with interviews planned to take place in the following week.

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.