Client details:
Tiffin School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Head Groundsperson for its sports facilities.  The successful candidate will head up the grounds team and will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the Grist’s Sports Ground at Summer Road in East Molesey as well as occasional work at the main school site in Kingston upon Thames.  The grounds are maintained on behalf of both the School and the old boys’ association.  You will be required to prepare and maintain, to a high standard, the seven rugby and four football pitches, five cricket squares and a variety of other athletic areas all of which are in use throughout the year.  The position also has a number of more horticulture elements such as tending to hedges and shrubs and verges that will need to be managed. 

Candidate profile:
The successful Head Groundsperson will have good communication skills and a strong organisational outlook in order to maintain and improve the current high standards.  The position requires you to manage and be part of a small “hands-on” team but also to work closely with school staff, representatives of the alumni sports teams and outside contractors.  Responsibilities extend to administrative duties relating to the grounds whilst reporting to the Sports Estate Manager.

Process to apply:
Please access our website for information on the vacancy and an application form ( which must be returned to:  Mr M D Gascoigne, Headteacher, Tiffin School, Queen Elizabeth Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 6RL, or by email to Liz Scott at

Head Groundsperson

The role is full time, 36 hours a week, with some flexibility in working hours as some weekend work is expected.

Closing date:
Friday, 8 January 2021 - 12:00pm

Salary range £28,482 to £37,722 depending on experience and qualifications

South East


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