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Mechanic/Workshop Fitter



Surrey | United Kingdom

Job description

The busy Grounds Department at Cranleigh School require an experienced and highly motivated full-time Mechanic/Workshop Fitter.

Cranleigh School is set in 280 acres of Surrey countryside, eight miles from Guildford and close to the thriving village of Cranleigh.

The main duties of the role include effective organisation, control of servicing, repair of vehicles, turf care machinery and equipment belonging to the Grounds Department/other departments within the resources made available.

Candidates should have excellent mechanical skills and hold NVQ level 3 Mechanical qualification (Agricultural/Automotive) or equivalent. Previous relevant experience/qualification/skills in grounds maintenance or display a willingness to learn and acquire new skills is also desirable.

The successful candidate should be a team player, have a flexible approach to work, a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to prioritise tasks during busy periods.

A Valid UK driving license is required.

This is a full time, full year role and the salary will £37,000 per annum.

We offer a supportive community environment, a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays excluding those that fall in term time) and a wide range of non-contractual benefits including:

·        Complimentary lunch during term time

·        Bursarial Pension Scheme

·        Free use of the school sports club

·        Free onsite parking.

For further details and to apply, please visit our website:

Candidates are requested to submit a brief letter of application, together with a completed application form (apply on the website) supported by a full CV as soon as possible and no later than 9:00am on Friday 29th March 2024. Applications are considered as they are received and therefore the vacancy may close sooner than advertised.

Only applications submitted on the School’s Application Form will be considered.

Cranleigh School recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

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£37k per annum

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