About the position
The Scots College is an innovative and creative teaching and learning environment for boys T-12. We pride ourselves on our quest for excellence, our faith and tradition and a culture of leadership through teams for both our students and staff.
We are seeking an exceptional Gardener to join our supportive and enthusiastic Bannockburn team at the Culburra campus. The successful candidate will provide support at the highest possible standard and diligent service in the ongoing development, maintenance and production in the organic garden and orchard. They will take pride in the presentation of the organic garden and orchard environment at the College.
This is a permanent part-time (0.5FTE) position ideally commencing January 2022/February 2022. The position will be 5 days per fortnight. The Scots College occasionally requires employees to work after hours to finish projects or carry out facilities and maintenance tasks. The College Gardener must be able to occasionally stay back after hours to finish these tasks.
Essential to this role
- Hold a current NSW drivers licence
- Have a minimum Certificate 3 in horticulture and/or 5 years’ experience in vegetable and fruit growing
- Ability to drive a tractor, operate small machinery and irrigation equipment
- Demonstrate commitment to the development of ‘best practice’ in all aspects of facilities and maintenance operations
- Be a confident and collaborative team player and have the ability to work without direct supervision
- Demonstrate professional and personal integrity both on and off site
Desirable to the role
- Organic vegetable production experience
We offer outstanding opportunities for professional development, a supportive work environment and new experiences.
The College has a strong Christian mission and provides a dynamic educational experience, inspiring our Scots boys to become fine young men of integrity and principle who support each other in their quest for excellence. Strong and positive values are integral to our College and we aim to build a culture of respect in our community towards God, others, self and our environment by aligning our policies and practices with Christian principles.
Candidates must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.
All applicants must have a current NSW Working with Children Clearance. Information on obtaining a Working with Children Clearance Number can be found at https://www.ocg.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check.
How to apply
To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.tsc.nsw.edu.au/careers-at-scots/
Please register your interest as soon as possible.
The Scots College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.