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Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, EH4 3EQ
£22,536 - £24,657 per year
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Full Time
40 hours per week

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Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools (ESMS) are recruiting a full time permanent Assistant Groundsman to join our existing team. The people that work for us are passionate, pioneering and strive for excellence in everything they do. We value the incredible contributions they make to school life, we invest in their careers and we support their ambitions so that they flourish professionally and personally.

The role will involve maintenance of sports pitches (both natural grass and artificial surfaces), ornamental lawns, shrubberies, and other landscaped areas. The postholder will be required to possess a full, clean driver’s license and have experience of driving tractors, using petrol mowers, hedge trimmers, strimmer’s and ride-on mowers.

This is a permanent position available immediately. The hours of work are:

·      Monday to Thursday – 7.00am to 4.00pm

·      Friday – 7.00am to 3.00pm

·      Saturday – 8.00am to 12.00pm (every second Saturday on a rota).

The salary range for this role will be on the ESMS Support Staff Salary Scale point 8 - 11 which is from £22,536 to £24,657 per annum, and the salary appointment will be dependent upon relevant experience.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Wednesday 29 June 2022. Interviews will likely be held week beginning 4 July 2022.


Applicants must complete the Support Staff application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to be considered for this position. Please note CVs and cover letters will not be accepted. Please submit both forms to before the closing date.

Please submit both forms to before the closing date.

Any enquiries should be directed to Laura McMurray at or by

phone on 0131 347 5867.

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