School Leisure and Sport Manager - Midlands

Location
Midlands
Salary
Basic salary £25K plus uncapped performance bonuses
Posted
24 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Sep 2017
Job Type
Full Time

School Leisure and Sport Manager - Midlands

Job Purpose: To co-ordinate, manage and develop community lettings sales programmes across SLS partner schools

Responsible to: Regional Manager

Area: Midlands

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Basic salary £25K plus uncapped performance bonuses – estimated achievable wage between £30-£36k per annum

Benefits: Company phone, laptop, mileage allowance, flexible working hours, training opportunities

Company Background

SLS was founded by Paul Andrews and Scott Warrington who together have over 16 years experience of managing facilities and delivering community programmes on behalf of schools and academies.

The aim was simple – to allow schools to make more of their facilities and help provide local communities with access to high quality sport, education and leisure opportunities on school sites. Partnership, quality and innovation are three key aspects of our work and we are passionate and proud to be involved in improving and developing communities with our partner schools.

Job Description

  • Taking facility lettings bookings, dealing with enquiries and following up potential leads
  • Finding potential new business and leads using a variety of tools including social media, meetings, emails, internet searches, local newspapers, local community venues, other centres etc.
  • Creating and distributing weekly staff rotas and lettings planners in accordance with facility bookings.
  • Providing weekly updates for schools, Sport and Leisure staff and Company Directors.
  • Managing invoicing and payment plan procedures.
  • Day to day management of teams of Community Sport and Leisure Assistants and other relevant staff.
  • Carrying out day to day administrative roles i.e. emails, telephone calls, invoicing, information distribution etc.
  • Covering Community Sport and Leisure Staff during periods of sickness absence, annual leave and periods of staff-shortage.
  • In relation to the point above, occasional lifting/movement of equipment (both sport/leisure and exam desks, tables and chairs) and light-touch cleaning as and when required.
  • Interviewing and appointing Sport and Leisure staff.
  • Delivering staff inductions, training and appraisals.
  • Managing and implementing company staff reward schemes.
  • Managing relevant budgets.
  • Carrying out regular quality checks and monitoring procedures – often to be carried out during evening and weekend periods.
  • Undertaking responsibility for achieving high standards of customer service/satisfaction.
  • Developing comprehensive community lettings programmes for all partner schools.
  • Facilitating projects and events at all partner schools during lettings periods.
  • Conduct regular meetings and communication with partner schools.
  • Attending local meetings to increase the awareness of school community lettings programmes and facility letting opportunities.
  • Sourcing and pursuing external funding opportunities and project managing successful bids.
  • Regularly travelling between several school sites and meetings.
  • Adhering to the company Lone Working Policy, including wearing and utilising the lone worker device provided by the company.
  • Managing a combination of office-based and home working.
  • Achieving targets and objectives as set-out by the Company Directors.
  • Reporting to the Company Directors, including regular meetings and the production of reports to assess standards and progress.
  • Being available on-call during all lettings periods to deal with emergency issues or incidents that occur at school sites.
  • Any other duties deemed suitable by the Company Directors, commensurate with the salary and title of the post.