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        Grounds Person / Gardener

                                              New Oaks Primary School (Part Time)                                    

Oaklands is an Outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. We have a Primary school (New Oaks), Secondary school (High Oaks) and a specialist independent SEN College provision (Great Oaks). Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development. High Oaks and Great Oaks College are based in our purpose built new school building that offers state of the art facilities for our students. New Oaks Primary School will be relocating to our newly refurbished site at Woodlands Road.

As we open the doors to New Oaks Primary School at Woodlands Road, we are looking to appoint a friendly and keen Grounds Person/Gardener to help maintain the grounds of the school. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the upkeep of the plants, paths and driveways of the site. You will show upmost responsibility in using, cleaning and storing all gardening tools and equipment.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role.

We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website: www.oaklands.hounslow.sch.uk

If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly team, please complete and email the application form to HR@oaklands.uk.net .

Closing Date:           9am on Friday 4th September 2020

Interview Date:        Thursday 10th September 2020

Start Date:              ASAP in September 2020 

Pay Scale:               Hounslow Scale 1a                            

Actual Salary:         £2,868 per annum                      

Contract Type:         Term time and permanent                  

Hours of work:        6 hours per week, worked over 2 or 3 days.                          

CV’s will not be accepted. No Agencies Please.