Sports Centre Assistant Manager
Salary: Grade 8 (possibility of extension to Grade 9 for a candidate with significant experience)
£31,689 - £33,432
35 hours per week, All year round
Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Permanent
Featherstone Sports Centre is a successful dual-use leisure centre, located within the grounds of Featherstone High School. The centre offers a range of different facilities for students and the local community, which include: Sports hall, AstroTurf, Studios, Fitness Suite, Climbing Wall, Saunas and a comprehensive range of Junior Activities.
We are seeking an experienced Assistant Manager to oversee the day to day management of the Sports Centre. As Assistant Manager, you will have excellent business acumen to motivate and develop staff to be the best, you will ensure strict compliance when it comes to health and safety, performance standards and financial controls and you will communicate confidently with a broad range of people.
You will have strong problem solving and analytical skills and be able to make sound operational decisions, sometimes under pressure. We expect you to have a clear understanding of and a proven ability to manage budgets, as well as a “can-do” attitude and a real passion for sport, leisure and education.
Ideally you will have a First Aid at Work qualification and Fitness Instructor or Coaching qualification, and CIMSPA membership is also desirable, although not essential.
The successful candidate will work on a shift rota system, covering days, evenings and weekends.
Featherstone High is a friendly school that values teamwork and high achievement in all areas of our work with young people. We value our staff and actively support their professional development; you will have access to on-going professional development. We are one of very few schools to achieve the Platinum Award for CPD – a reflection of the importance we attach to supporting the professional development of colleagues.
Join us and you can expect competitive pay and an excellent pension scheme, family friendly working and a collaborative culture where ideas take flight together. We offer Cycle to Work scheme, free counselling and occupational health service, discounted gym membership, contribution towards eye tests and VDU glasses. If you are looking to extend your experience and would be interested in joining our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.
All applicants are welcome to visit the school, application forms and further details are available from the School’s website https://featherstonehigh.careers.eteach.com/#/ or contact Mrs Anita Ral, Senior HR Advisor on 0208 843 0984 ext. 292 for an application pack. CVs are accepted with a covering letter and approved applicants will be required to fill out an application form on appointment. Please email your completed form or CV with covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Featherstone High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) References will need to be seen before any offer of employment is made.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 18th November 2019
Interview date: Monday 25th November 2019