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Location idverde UK, Winchester
Hours per week 39
Job Reference RAF0008275
Salary £13.00 per hour
Job Type Permanent

Grounds Maintenance Team Leader - Schools (Winchester)

Grounds Maintenance Team Leader – Schools

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as a Grounds Maintenance Team Leader, specialising in schools. The ideal candidate will have proven leadership skills, a passion for grounds maintenance, and a commitment to delivering high-quality service to our school clients. Previous experience in grounds maintenance and management roles within a relevant environment is desirable.

Who are we?

Winchester was not only the former Capital of England it is home to the oldest public school in the UK, founded in 1302! We work closely with over 20 schools across the area to maintain safe, attractive, and functional outdoor environments conducive to learning and play. Our team has proudly provided exceptional grounds maintenance services tailored to the unique needs of each school we serve for the last 13 years.

idverde is a leading company in landscaping and environmental services, committed to crafting and maintaining stunning outdoor spaces. With a strong focus on innovation, sustainability, and client satisfaction, idverde has a proven track record of successfully delivering projects. As we expand our team, we are looking for someone who is passionate about our local community as we are.

Are you what we are looking for?

Are you a natural leader with a passion for grounds maintenance and a track record of delivering results? Do you have experience working in a school setting and understand the importance of creating safe and inviting outdoor spaces for students and staff? Are you proactive, organized, and able to motivate and inspire a team to achieve excellence? If so, you could be the ideal candidate for this role. We are looking for individuals who are dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of school communities through effective grounds maintenance leadership. You will require to have a DBS check and hold a driving license.

Key duties for the role include:

  • Leading a team of grounds maintenance operatives in the upkeep of school grounds
  • Planning and scheduling maintenance activities to ensure efficient and effective service delivery
  • Conducting regular inspections and quality checks to maintain high standards of workmanship
  • Providing training, guidance, and support to team members to enhance their skills and performance
  • Liaising with school staff and stakeholders to understand their requirements and address any concerns or requests
  • Managing resources, equipment, and materials effectively to optimise productivity and cost-efficiency
  • Upholding health and safety standards and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and policies
  • Undertaking hands-on grounds maintenance tasks as required, including mowing, pruning, weeding, and litter picking

Joining our team as a Grounds Maintenance Team Leader focused on schools offers not only the opportunity to lead and inspire a dedicated team but also a range of benefits and rewards designed to support your personal and professional growth.

If you are ready to take on a leadership role and make a positive impact in school environments, apply now to join our dynamic team in Winchester!


  • Salary £13.00 per hour
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Refer a friend - £500 for every successful candidate employed
  • Access to our Health and Wellbeing Support Programme (EAP)
  • A range of flexible benefits, including retail discounts, volunteering policies, and financial wellbeing support
  • Contributory pension scheme of up to 6% (employer-matched) after 3 months service