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Tadley Court School, Tadley Common Road, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 3TB

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17,004 per annum


37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8.00am-4.00pm with some flexibility during peak times of the yea)

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a Groundsman to join our Maintenance Team at Tadley Court School.

The successful candidate will work flexibly at key times of the year.  For example, there will be a need to start work earlier in the event of icy weather conditions to ensure that all walkways and external areas are gritted before staff and children arrive on site.

Duties will include:

  • Leaf clearing and gritting to ensure that our site maintains all health & safety requirements
  • Longer term you would find yourself involved in planting, pruning, grass cutting, hedge trimming and everything that you would expect from grounds which have a large pond and wooded areas.
  • Ensuring that the grounds and garden are maintained to high standards to assist the well-being, safety and comfort of pupils, children and young people
  • Maintaining a safe and habitable environment throughout the schools gardens and grounds, in line with quality standards and ensures that work processes comply with statutory regulations
  • Undertaking a variety of general maintenance jobs as required, with particular focus on the exterior of the building and the gardens/grounds
  • Identify and suggest improvements to the gardens and grounds – thereafter, actions as agreed
  • Liaise with local contractors on site, as required, providing local knowledge and guidance, in order that planned and preventative maintenance schedules can be completed in a timely fashion.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Dianne Price for an informal discussion on 0118 981 7720.

Your Benefits

  • Online discounts and cash back for high street to holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Free monthly £1,000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend.

Priory Education we are proud of our reputation for delivering quality education and care services with positive outcomes for children and young people aged 5 to 25 who have experienced difficulties in their previous education placements.

Tadley Court school is set in a beautiful semi rural location with four acres of well maintained grounds. We are a day school specialising in the education and care of children and young people between the age of 5 and 19 years who are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum with associated learning difficulties. Our children and young people may also exhibit challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and lack of social understanding.

If you have been affected by coronavirus, or are tired of working from home we have care and education roles available across the country on a temp, part-time and full time basis.

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.


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