Job Description

St Mary’s Independent School is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, and experienced individual to join the Estates Team.

You will work closely with the Estates Team to ensure that the school’s buildings, grounds/gardens, facilities and transport service are managed and maintained safely and efficiently. The role of the Groundskeeper is primarily to maintain and improve the grounds at both school sites including all supporting facilities, as well as the maintenance and improvement to an exceptional standard of the horticultural areas, in particular the frontage of both schools. The role will also include supporting the site team in a caretaker / maintenance capacity.

St Mary’s is a highly successful independent day school for girls aged 3-16 years and boys aged 3-4 years, a member of the Girls’ Schools Association, the Independent Association of Prep Schools and the prestigious Round Square organisation. St Mary’s is proud of its excellent customer service and expects all staff to maintain its high standards as well as participating in the life of the school.

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening.

To apply, please download a Job Application Pack and complete the Application Form at the bottom of the Vacancies page, and return it to the school as a scan by email, or by post For the Attention of E Castelli, HR & Compliance Officer, St Mary’s School, 91 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 3RB.