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Grounds and Gardens Apprentice - Full-time

St Lawrence College Senior and Junior School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-6010-27S
  • Posted:21/10/2021
  • Pay:SLC Support Staff Pay Range
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:17/11/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


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

As part of the Grounds Team the successful applicant will assist in the maintenance and preparation of the playing surfaces, whilst undertaking general maintenance tasks with tools and machinery.

Working Hours; 

Monday to Friday

07:30 - 15:00 (1 October - 31 March) 

07:00 - 16:30 (1 April - 30 September) 

The ideal candidate will have good customer service skills; be able to communicate with both adults and children and be able to demonstrate good attention to detail. 

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

Applicants should complete the Staff Application Form which can be accessed directly from our website: www.slcuk.com  and sent to the HR Department: hr@slcuk.com 

Closing Date:    17th November 2021

St Lawrence College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, prohibition orders and enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Information about the school

St Lawrence College is a leading co-educational HMC school educating 650 pupils from the ages of 3 to 18. Located in Ramsgate within easy walking distance of the sea, the College is set in a spacious campus housing day and boarding pupils from both local and international families. The College was founded in 1879 with the purpose of combining a careful religious training with a sound, liberal education. Today the College remains true to its founders’ vision maintaining a strong Christian ethos and supportive familial community, whilst having evolved to meet the demanding needs of a changing world.

St Lawrence College is known for ensuring pupils attain their best academically whilst also being prepared to be self-aware citizens in a global society. The College is Kent's only High Performance Learning World Class School, one of only 14 schools globally to achieve this coveted accolade. The College’s excellent facilities inspire a culture of creative learning, whilst the St Lawrence heritage and traditions provide a rich and tangible ethos for the whole community. The College community has at its heart a thriving international boarding department and is big enough to provide a wide range of opportunities, and small enough to offer bespoke care and learning for a diverse range of pupils.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Debbie Myers, HR Manager
  • Address:College Road, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 7AE
  • Telephone: 01843 572882
  • Email: hr@slcuk.com
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).