Apprentice Grounds Person

  • Apprenticeship
  • Ramsgate, Kent
  • St Lawrence College

We are looking to recruit and train an apprentice grounds person to work towards a Diploma in Sports Turf Management and Grounds.

This will provide the candidate with an opportunity to gain experience to learn the theory and practice of grounds keeping from trainers and senior management whilst working within a team environment with a hands on approach.

As part of the Grounds team you will assist in the maintenance and preparation of the playing surfaces, whilst undertaking general maintenance tasks and the use of tools and machinery.

Working hours:

Monday to Friday - 07:30am – 15:00pm (1 October – 31 March);

07:00am – 16:30pm (1 April – 30 September) with one hour unpaid lunch break.

The ideal candidate will have customer service skills; able to deal with both adults and children alike and a good attention to detail.

Ability to be highly motivated and to work alone as well as part of a team is essential to the role

Application Forms for this role are available on our website

Please post your application form (Non-Teaching) to the College for the attention of the HR Manager or email to [email protected]

What we offer:

A competitive salary and generous benefits package which includes a stakeholder pension (Scottish Widows); healthcare (Benenden Health) (following qualification periods); annual holiday entitlement; employee assistance programme; cycle to work scheme; and use of school facilities such as the gym, sports centre, canteen for lunch; parking and a staff fee remission for pupils attending the College.

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