Vacancies at Wilds Lodge Therapeutic School

Wilds Lodge is a boarding school for boys with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.  Our OFSTED report in January 2017 said that the school was ‘Outstanding’.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory DBS check.

There are currently vacancies available

School Driver

Wilds Lodge School are looking for a term time only (38 weeks a year) minibus driver Monday to Friday core hours 8.30am to 4.00pm with an earlier finish on a Friday (1pm).

The post involves transporting our students between our school sites, train stations, college runs and on school trips.

Must hold a clean driving licence (including B1) and confident driving mini buses.

We are offering a competitive hourly rate £10.00 an hour.

An understanding of working with young people would be an advantage.

Grounds & Maintenanace Person

Wilds Lodge School is looking for a Grounds & Maintenance person based in Rutland.

Responsibilities include

  • Grass cutting, using ride on tractors and mowers
  • Strimming
  • Wedding and hoeing flower beds
  • Planting
  • DIY

The candidate must also be prepared to work with animals. Candidates must be prepared to fit in with other duties such as putting the animals away on a rota basis at weekends.

Person Specification

  • Previous landscape maintenance would be an advantage.
  • Team player.
  • Basic DIY skills required.
  • All candidate must be prepared to undergo DBS check.
  • Driving licence essential.
  • The candidates will be expected to conform to all Health and Safety procedures on the Estate.


7.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday with some weekend work required on a rota basis.

Use the application form, and send it completed to or post it to:

Wilds Lodge School, Stamford Road, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8QQ.

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