• Scotland
  • Fettes College
  • Full-time

We are currently seeking to fill the position of Gardener.

This is a permanent full-time role, working 35.6 hours per week Monday to Thursday (8 am to 4.00 pm, with a 30min lunch break and 2 x 15 min break) and Friday (8 am to 3 pm with a 30min lunch break and 1 x 15 min break) with 4 hours on every 3rd Saturday morning. All breaks are unpaid.


Annual Salary:        Up to £30,000 depending on experience


Staff Benefits:         In addition to being part of a great team you will be entitled to a range of benefits that include:

  • 30 days holidays and 8 days public holidays, generally taken outside term time.
  • Free parking within the campus grounds. The campus is easily accessed by car and bus; there is a bus stop located outside the campus serving a number of routes across the city and to rail stations.
  • Membership of Westwoods gym and health club which offers a range of excellent fitness and leisure facilities including a 25m swimming pool.
  • Free lunchtime meals during term time, and at other times when catering is provided, and you are on duty.
  • Life insurance scheme.
  • Excellent Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • You will be opted into the Fettes Trust Non-Teaching Staff Pension Scheme after 3 months service. This scheme is a money purchase one and full details of it and your options will be made available to you prior to your opt-in date. The Fettes Trust will contribute to the scheme and your contribution will be subject to the minimum overall combined employer and employee contribution limits set by the Pensions Regulator. Fettes operate a contribution matching scheme up to 10% of base salary.
  • Access to discounted healthcare, additional life insurance, shopping discounts, etc through our benefits portal.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, proactive and motivated individual with outstanding gardening skills to join the Fettes College Grounds Team as a Gardener.

Reporting to the Head of Grounds, the primary role of the Gardener is to maintain, manage and improve all House garden and amenity areas to a high standard.

Please see  the full Job Description for duties and responsibilities for this role

Further Information

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Carrington Road, Edinburgh, EH4 1QX

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  • 218 Boarding Boys (7-18)
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Closing Date: 10 March 2024