Grounds Person

West Sussex
Boys (3- 13)
Girls (3- 13)
Weekly Boarding
Full Boarding
Flexi Boarding
Westbourne House School

We are looking for a committed, experienced and passionate grounds person with strong knowledge of machinery and sports pitch maintenance.

Westbourne House is situated just to the east of Chichester in beautiful grounds of over 100 acres. The School also has a large (30 acre) lake on the north boundary for kayaking. The grounds are an important environment for the children, it is a space of regular activity away from the classroom to spark children’s interest and consolidate learning.

This role will play a key part in ensuring that the grounds and school pitches are maintained to an excellent standard. Working as part of a team, you will have experience in mowing, aeration, fertilising and weed control. You will have the ability to use a range of machinery and equipment, as well as experience in initial setting out and marking of pitches. An NVQ Level 2 Sports Turf qualification or similar is preferable.

This is a full time (37.5 hours p/w including a 30 minute daily unpaid lunch break, Monday to Friday, including weekends as required), all year-round position.

We can offer:

• Strong, supportive staff team committed to raising standards

• Salary in the region of £20,000 per annum

• Contributory Pension Scheme

• Use of the school’s facilities

• Lunch provided during term time

• On-site parking

• Employee Assistance Programme

We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. For this reason, early applications are encouraged.

Please apply by completing the application form which can be found on our website - CVs may be attached, but not in place of the application form. Please return completed applications to Robyn Aubrey at

Further Information

Job Details

  • Location: West Sussex
  • Term: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 30 September 2020
  • Salary: In the region of £20,000


School Details

  • Founded: 1907
  • Boys' Boarding: 29 (7- 13)
  • Girls' Boarding: 23 (7- 13)
  • Total Pupils: 362