Closing date for application: 05/12/2023 9:00am

Interview date: 14/12/2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Salary c. £24,000 To start as soon as possible.

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 new 3rd synthetic pitch and a state of the art 6 lane all weather running track, all of which will be maintained by the grounds team.

We are seeking a self-motivated person who has a passion and desire to maintain sporting facilities, flower beds and landscaped areas, to work within an established team.

The successful applicant will ideally hold a relevant qualification in horticulture/ sports turf management or have a proven record within the industry. 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, the opportunity to join a stakeholder pension scheme, meals when on duty, uniform, employee assistance programme, free on-site, parking and discounted membership of the on-site Sports Centre

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.

For further information and to apply, please download the job description and application form (from the link on this page) .  Please note we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form as well.

Applications should be sent by email to and received by 5th December 2023, with Interviews to be held on 14th December 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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