Claremont Fan Court School, Esher, Surrey 

Estate Groundsperson

Clients Details:
Claremont Fan Court School is an independent day school for children aged from 2½ to 18 years. The school is set in 99 acres of historic landscaped grounds of the Claremont Estate in Esher, Surrey.

Candidate profile:
We are seeking to appoint a reliable and hard working estate groundsperson to work as part of the Estate team responsible for the care and maintenance of the school’s extensive grounds. This is a special opportunity to work in a landscape designed in part by Capability Brown.

The role will assist the Grounds Manager in maintaining the grade l listed decorative landscape, lawns, paths, roads, woodlands and boundaries of the Claremont estate. Additionally working as part of the wider estate team on site security, parking management, event logistics and portering as and when needed.

In return we offer a competitive salary, 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) and all the benefits of working in a thriving independent school including a generous pension, lunches, uniform, free parking, a means tested rent subsidy and cycle scheme

Essential requirements:
The successful applicant will be a strong team member and equally capable of working on their own. Previous grounds keeping/maintenance experience is essential.

Desirable requirements:
Experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage but is not essential. Support with horticultural training can be considered.

Process to apply:
For further details and how to apply go to the ‘work with us’ tab at or call HR on 01372 473720

Claremont Fan Court School is active in securing the welfare of all students; the successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS and other pre-employment checks. 


Permanent, Full time

Working throughout the year, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week typically to be worked 7.30am-4.00pm.

Closing date:
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - 11:45pm

Interview date:
Wednesday, 30 September 2020

£22,888 to £28,090pa (£12.60 - £15.46/hr) depending on skills and experience

South East


01372 473720