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Cothill House

Cothill House

Current vacancies


We are currently looking for a Maintenance Manager to look after the day to day repairs to the buildings and site of our busy school. Cothill House is set within 40 acres of grounds and includes a range of buildings from Victorian to a new build opened in January 2019. We need someone to help us maintain the site through hands on day to day work, as well as coordinating the Maintenance Team. They must ensure essential works and maintenance jobs are completed on a priority basis in order to provide a safe and comfortable environment for our students and staff. We are looking for someone enthusiastic, organised and able to adapt and respond to the many and varied jobs that this role involves. Experience in electrical works, plumbing and/or joinery are highly desirable. A full driving licence is essential.

Salary will depend upon experience. This is a full time position and will include some weekend work and an ability to respond to out of hours emergencies. To find out more please download the job pack here.

To apply for this role, please complete our school application form and return it with a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Duncan Bailey. Applications can be sent via email to or by post to Cothill House School, Cothill, Nr Abingdon OX13 6JL.

Closing date for applications is 3rd September 2019



An opportunity has arisen for a Grounds Person here at Cothill House School, to help maintain our beautiful grounds.

The Cothill House sports facilities are set on a 40 acre site. These include cricket, rugby and football pitches, an athletics track, tennis courts and a small golf course. There are also formal lawns and wooded areas which need to be managed.

We are seeking a proactive individual who is keen to take on this opportunity and develop all areas of groundsmanship. Applicants should be enthusiastic, be able to work outdoors in all weathers and work unsupervised. Candidates should have the ability to operate a variety of grounds maintenance equipment. NVQ qualifications would be favourable although training would be available to the right candidate.

This is a full time position. Salary will depend upon experience.

To apply for this role, please download the application form here and email it with a covering letter to Rob Maskrey, Cothill Trust Grounds Manager, Cothill House School, Cothill, Nr Abingdon OX13 6JL. Or you can email via

Closing date for applications is 28th August 2019.

Cothill House School is committed to the safeguarding of children and young adults. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory ‘Disclosure and Barring Services Enhanced Check’. All staff share the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the pupils and must adhere to, and comply with, the school’s safeguarding and Child protection Policy.

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