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November 2016

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RECRUITMENT 48 the Groundsman November 2015 Visit for more information and digital editions Full-time – 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday – Friday Some weekend and evening work as required The position requires you to be a senior member of the Grounds Team where you will assist with the timely preparation and maintenance in good condition of the School sports pitches, sports equipment and other grounds areas. It is a physically demanding job. The School will invest in the training and further development for this post. This will be achieved by the following duties and responsibilities: • Assisting with preparation of sports pitches in good time for the sport to be played in the coming term. • Setting out sports equipment such as hockey goals, rugby posts, tennis nets etc., appropriately, ahead of games and storing safely away when not in use. • Supporting the maintenance of the Cricket squares by seeding, aerating, consoli dating, cutting the grass and by other means according to weather conditions at the time to ensure that they are in the best condition for the cricket season. • Line marking sports pitches in advance of games, sports matches and other events. • Undertaking training in the use of all machinery & maintenance in addition to any Health & Safety matters associated with the position. • Daily checks on the indoor swimming pool will be part of the responsibility and training will be provided. Further details of the position and a Staff application form can be found on the Job Vacancy link of the website: The school's application form, CV, and a covering letter of application, should be emailed to Mr Rob Maskrey ( by midday on the 17th November 2016. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter. Chandlings, Bagley Wood, Kennington, Oxford; OX1 5ND SENIOR GROUNDSMAN Independent, co-educational day school for children aged 2 to 11 years; situated in the countryside on the outskirts of Oxford, a few miles north of Abingdon. HELP WANTED APPLY WITHIN APPLY WITHIN For more information contact: Kellie Wake @ TSP Media 01952 234 000 Advertise your vacancy online and in the next issue Leicester Racecourse Groundsperson Job Description • Track irrigation • Mowing • Strimming • Soiling • Treading • Operating tractors • Building jumps/hurdles • Stables preparation and other associated estate work to prepare the grounds for racing and all year round events Essential requirements for the role: • You must be a committed and hardworking individual who has high standards and are self motivated as you will be required to work alone and as part of a wider team. • Full time hours are required to meet the needs of the business, this will include overtime. • The ability to demonstrate initiative is important as are good communication skills. Desirable: Previous racecourse experience or grounds maintenance would be an advantage. Salary: Competitive Closing date: Tuesday, 8 November 2016 - 5:00pm Please send your CV to: Clerk of the Course, Leicester Racecourse Company Limited, Oadby, Leicester LE2 4AL or email

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