Boreham, Chelmsford
£23,558pa - £26,776pa
24 Aug 2018
21 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking a skilled Gardener to join our fantastic Estates team at a leading boarding school. As Head Gardener you will lead the day-to-day development of our stunning Grade 2 listed grounds, covering 70 acres of lush ornamental lawns and herbaceous borders.

Main Duties

  • Carrying out a wide range of horticultural tasks including plant selection, propagation, cultivation, planting and nursery work
  • Undertaking tree and woodland maintenance operations
  • Implementing long term maintenance and improvement plans
  • Maintaining the high quality presentation of gardens & amenity areas
  • Undertaking minor construction and landscaping work and transporting materials
  • Helping to plan and design formal garden areas in keeping with our listed buildings

Required Skills

  • Minimum RHS Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture or equivalent
  • Excellent communication, IT and management skills
  • 5 years industry experience with track record of garden & plant management

The successful gardener will receive great benefits:

  • Free parking
  • Superb working environment
  • 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme with contributions (3%)
  • Complimentary lunch and break time refreshments
  • Free school fitness suite membership
  • New Hall Sports Club membership discount

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm with a 1 hour lunch break

Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd October 2018

New Hall is committed to safeguarding pupils. There will be an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.