Shrewsbury School

Apprenticeship (Grounds Department)

We would like to appoint an Apprentice into our Grounds Department where you will work as part of an established team to ensure that the grounds and sports facilities around the school are maintained to a very high standard.  You will learn how to prepare, maintain and renovate playing surfaces for Rugby, Football, Cricket and other field events.

This apprenticeship is suitable for someone who is happy to work out doors in all weathers and working as part of an established team.  You will ideally have an interest in sports turf surfaces and be prepared to work hard.  You will have good GCSE grades and be able to demonstrate sound literacy and numeracy skills. 

This position is for approximately 20 months where the successful applicant will be studying an NVQ in Sports Turf provided in the workplace through Myerscough College where you will work towards an intermediate apprenticeship in Horticultural – Sports turf - Groundsmanship.  Salary is based on the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

The closing date is 12pm (noon) Friday 5 July 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing 8 July 2019

Please find available to download below, all relevant documents to apply:

Letter

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment Guidance Notes

Application Forms (Word) or (PDF document)

Alternatively, a full application pack and job description can be obtained by calling (01743) 280 834 or emailing humanresources@shrewsbury.org.uk

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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