A Groundsman/Gardener is required to help maintain the beautiful 160-acre estate at Wycombe Abbey which includes sports pitches, parkland, woodland and the upkeep of all cultivated borders and beds within the School grounds. Appropriate experience, including spraying and chainsaw qualifications would be an advantage. You will need to be able to use your own initiative and a have a flexible approach.
Wycombe Abbey School is a private girls boarding school situated in the centre of High Wycombe. It is a conservation area and is listed in the register of parks and gardens by English Heritage. Whilst most of the grounds are given over to parkland, woodland or school buildings, there are important areas of shrub borders which complement the buildings and grounds. The school has an international reputation for excellence of education and this policy extends to the management of its grounds and gardens.
Hours of work during term time: Monday to Friday 8am-4:15pm and every third Saturday 8am-12pm. Occasional weekend work to assist with events and the start and end of leave periods will also be required.
Hours of work during school holidays: Monday-Friday 8am-4:15pm
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Closing date: 12 noon on 24th March