Closing date for application: 26/07/2023 9:00pm

Interview date: 02/08/2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Location: Horsham, West Sussex


To start in September 2023
Salary c. £23,600 per annum

Christ’s Hospital is an independent co-educational boarding and day school set in 1200 acres of rolling countryside.

The School has extensive sports facilities including cricket, rugby and football pitches; tennis and netball courts plus two synthetic pitches.  There are also large formal planted and grassed areas with large environmentally friendly areas designed to attract bees, butterflies, bats and birds. We have exciting new facilities coming to the school including a  a state of the art 6 lane all weather running track all of which will be maintained by the grounds team.

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person with a passion and drive to help develop and maintain our flower beds, landscaped areas and sporting facilities.

The successful applicant will ideally hold a relevant qualification in horticulture/sports turf management and have a good understanding of relevant legislation relating to health & safety. This is a physically demanding role. The ability to drive and maintain a clean, valid driving licence is essential.

In return we offer a competitive salary , career development, 6.2 weeks holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) per annum, a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, employee assistance programme, uniform  and free lunch when pupils are on site.

Christ’s Hospital welcomes applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. We are members of the Schools Inclusion Alliance and hold the Rainbow Flag Award.

Applications should be sent by email to and received by 26th July 2023

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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