Grade G, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary Range: £19,243 – £24,405 per annum

Permanent Contract – required to start as soon as possible

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to work as Head Groundsperson across two Secondary Schools within Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021. There is a real commitment to professional development within the school and across the Trust, with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Groundsperson to join our Site Teams at Poltair School and Penrice Academy. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the maintenance and tidiness of the school grounds, as well as the development of the facilities across the two sites.

Previous experience of grounds maintenance and industry recognised training for the use of relevant machinery is essential. Experience of sports pitch maintenance and pitch marking would also be desirable.

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Liam Grigg, Site Manager, via email:  

Application forms and full details are available to download below:

To apply, please complete our application form and email to

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing Date:            9.00am Friday 17th September 2021

Interview Date:            Week commencing 20th September 2021

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; all offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references, including an enhanced DBS check.