Charterhouse is a beautiful school and a wonderful place to live and work. It was founded in 1611 and moved to its present magnificent 250-acre site near Godalming in Surrey in 1872. Few schools can offer such a splendid backdrop for teaching and learning, and the School community is very strong, with excellent relationships between pupils and staff
Our stunning grounds cover 250 acres and comprise 135 acres of playing fields including 16 football pitches, 1 rugby pitch, 1 lacrosse pitch, 9 cricket squares, all-weather cricket nets, 13 hard tennis courts (due to increase to 15), 12 all-weather tennis courts, 3 all-weather hockey pitches, 1 athletics tartan running track plus field sports areas. There is a 35-acre 9-hole golf course covering 2,576 yards. Ornamental lawns and gardens are present in and around the school buildings, boarding houses and the Old Headmaster’s Garden. There are also 60 acres of woodlands, some of which are designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
Charterhouse is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Grounds team. The purpose of the of the job is to undertake the maintenance of sports surfaces including artificial playing surfaces, amenity areas and woodland to a high standard.
The successful candidate will be required to hold a recognised groundskeeping / greenkeeping qualification, e.g., Level 2 in sports tuft management.
Applications should be made in accordance with the School’s application and recruitment procedures (available on the website when you click apply now, below)
Interview and Selection Process
If you are invited to interview this will be conducted in person and the areas which it will explore will include suitability to work with children.