Groundsperson – Cricket Specialist

Job Information

We require a highly motivated person to join our Grounds Staff to maintain our impressive cricket facilities. Cricket is played in the most spectacular settings overlooking Framlingham Castle on five grass squares totalling 31 grass strips, 8 grass nets and 4 artificial nets. We are seeking someone who is skilled in the maintenance of quality wickets and is passionate about delivering the highest standards of grounds maintenance creating enviable cricket pitches and nets and ensuring the long-term maintenance and sustainability of the grounds. In addition to their cricket responsibilities, they will work with other grounds staff on the maintenance of the natural pitches and estate areas. 

A key element of the role will be maintaining and preparing playing surfaces, net practice areas and outfields of the highest quality at the College. Candidates will need to have proven record of accomplishment of preparing cricket pitches and practice nets.

The post is full time, working 40 hours a week Monday to Friday, plus rotational weekend work. You will receive a salary of £20,459 per annum, 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) and access to a contributory pension scheme. College accommodation may be available.

We also offer a free lunch each day the kitchen is operational, as well as complimentary membership of our Leisure Centre.

Recruitment Pack

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Framlingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Post Details

Position details:
Full Time | Permanent

Employment Location:
Framlingham College Senior & Prep School

Closing date for applications:
Midday Wednesday 29th January 2020

Interviews week commencing:
Monday 10th February 2020

How To Apply

Applications will only be accepted by application form. Completed application forms are to be emailed to before the closing date or alternatively, posted to:

The Human Resources Department
Framlingham College
College Road
IP13 9EY