Leisure Assistant


Oundle School

Job Title / Role: Leisure Assistant

Location: Oundle

Type: Full Time, Part Time

Contact: Emily Maker

Job Description:

Do you want to develop your career in the leisure industry? There is an exciting opportunity for customer focused and enthusiastic Leisure Assistants to join the team at the Sports Centre.

We are seeking to recruit to full-time and part-time Leisure Assistants who will provide all visitors to Oundle School Sports Centre with a friendly and positive experience through delivering effective customer service whilst maintaining a safe environment. As a Leisure Assistant, you will be lifeguarding, setting up sports equipment and responsible for ensuring all the Centre’s facilities are clean and prepared for use. While an National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential for you to start in the role, you will receive continuous training to support you in the role.

Shift pattern will include a mixture of mornings, evenings and weekends, 52 weeks of the year.

Hourly rate: £11.44 (FTE £23,795)

Oundle and Laxton Junior Schools have long been associated with the very best of modern independent education, especially boarding. The Schools take seriously their responsibility to pupils so that they can emerge as decent, open-minded adults; ambitious about what they can go on to achieve and contribute. A team of around 800 staff, both academic and support, ensure an education of the highest standard is in place across the Schools with the efforts of the whole team focused on this fundamental aim.

As well as providing new and improved facilities for the School’s pupils, the new Sports Centre facility has been designed to allow increased access to local residents, sports clubs and Schools. After accommodating the educational and social demands of the pupils the School is eager to develop wider access to the Centre and encourages participation by local community in a range of Sports and Leisure activities organised and managed by the Centre’s staff.

Our State of the Art Sports Centre offers a wide range of classes, fitness facilities and activities on a commercial basis, as well as numerous courses, children’s holiday clubs and organised parties. Our facilities include a 50-metre swimming pool, an 8-court hall, a 70-station fitness suite, a dedicated dance studio and three further multipurpose studios.

If you are excited by this opportunity, please complete and return an application and supplement form to the HR department before the closing date. Please note CV submissions cannot be accepted.

Application closing date: 4 June 2024

Interviews, including a practical assessment, will be arranged for w/c 10 June 2024

How to Apply: Please visit our website for more information and instructions on how to apply