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Starting Salary £21,334.56 per annum
Permanent | Full-time | All-year Round (52 weeks per year)
A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and talented individual who is looking to undertake a gardening role within our Grounds and Gardens team.
The main responsibilities of the role will be to assist the team with the development and maintenance of the school gardens, grassed and landscaped areas and other open spaces in planting, weeding, turfing and hedge-cutting within the Felsted campus.
Further information and a full job description can be found on our website.
This role is a permanent position working full-time, all-year round. The starting salary for this role is £21,334.56 per annum. The hours of work are Monday to Thursday from 8:00am to 4:30pm and Fridays from 8:00am to 3:30pm, totalling 39 hours per week, with a thirty-minute unpaid lunch break each day.
Benefits include free life assurance, uniform and parking; contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); membership availability to the School's healthcare scheme (via BUPA); free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks supplied and lunch/dinner provided; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website felsted.org/employment-opps/rewards.
Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 190 teachers and 460 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.
We are rated 'Excellentin every aspect'by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 20 May 2022 at 09:00am.
Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.
If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website www.felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process.
Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a 'culture of vigilance' to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its 'Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy'. Please note, it is an offence to apply for this position if barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
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About Felsted School
Felsted is a leading independent co-educational day and boarding school, situated in the picturesque village of Felsted in North Essex. Originally founded by Richard Lord Riche as a Church of England Grammar School, Felsted School is proud of a heritage that dates back to 1564. In 2014 the School celebrate its 450th anniversary; one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. The event was marked by an historic service at St Paul’s Cathedral together with a very special visit from Her Majesty and His Royal Highness to signed two plaques; one commemorating the 450th anniversary and the other to mark the opening of our brand new Boarding House Follyfield.
Felsted offers its pupils an excellent, well-rounded education, offering real opportunities for pupils to develop, grow and learn in a safe and nurturing environment, as part of the School’s local, national and international community. Fundamental to the success of the school community are the values of respect and well-being; the children are encouraged to make healthy choices and develop good manners, self-motivation, self-respect and consideration for others. As pupils progress, this sense of community is reinforced by a league system that inspires loyalty, and develops leadership and teamwork for competitions and activities across the whole curriculum.
With purpose-built classrooms and recreational areas, learning and play are appropriately separated and tailored to each stage of development. In line with Felsted’s strong reputation for sport, the Preparatory School’s facilities are outstanding; spacious playing fields, heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two Astroturf pitches, a large sports hall, three squash courts, six netball courts and 25 tennis courts. There are huge opportunities in the performing arts and in the theatre, practice rooms, auditoria and exhibition rooms, creativity and imagination flourish.
Our Inspection Reports can be viewed here: http://www.felsted.org/InspectionReports