To help maintain the schools extensive gardens and grounds to a high standard and support the Head of Grounds and Gardens as required. Flexibility in this role is also required. Aldenham are looking for a person seeking a career working outdoors in a rewarding environment. The successful applicant will be on a 2-year apprenticeship and will have the opportunity to learn about a wide range of garden and grounds tasks. The role will allow the person to be taught how to maintain and construct flower beds, embrace and work with nature and look after shrubs beds and lawns. We also have a wide range of sports facilities including football and cricket pitches which you will learn to help maintain.
Maintain the playing surfaces in a suitable condition for the particular sport in season at that time (including setting out and marking pitches).
At the end of each season erecting and dismantling relevant goals etc
Maintenance of hedges, ditches, verges, car parks and paths.
Care and maintenance of trees on site to include low level pruning, clearance and replanting.
Maintain the gardens as instructed, including the flower beds, hanging baskets, tubs and pots, summer and winter bedding plants, wildlife area and mow and strim grass areas.
Any other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time.