Leisure and Activities Assistant - Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£8.09 per hour (10 hour contract plus overtime)
17 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017
Job Type
Part Time

Leisure and Activities Assistant - Wolverhampton

‘Merchants of Fitness’ is the new name for leisure and facilities management at Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy, Wolverhampton. Our priority is to promote regular fitness activity as part of a healthy lifestyle for the local community. We operate on a not-for-profit basis, meaning that all the money we make is re-invested back into the school(s) where we operate to benefit the local community.

Our Lady and St. Chad Catholic Academy (A Specialist Sport’s College) is a Roman Catholic secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the Fallings Park area of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. The Building Schools for the Future program invested £7 million into improving the school, which was completed in September 2013. The sport centre has recently received further funding which has improved some indoor sports facilities and is aimed at being a central hub in the Wolverhampton area.

Across the school, facilities available to hire include a 3G football pitch, classrooms, dance studio, function room, dining hall, drama theatre, grass pitch / sports field, fitness suite, IT suite, kitchen classroom, meeting room, tennis & netball courts, recording studio and sport halls.

Our lettings are open 7 days a week with closures only during bank holidays and extended opening hours during school holidays. There is parking available onsite. The site has disabled access with lifts available.

Leisure and Activities Assistant

£8.09 per hour

Approximately 16 hours per week – Part-time, evenings and weekends.

(10 hour contract + overtime)

Purpose of the Post:

The Leisure and Activities Assistant will provide quality sport and leisure opportunities for a wide range of users in a safe, clean and supportive environment.


As part of the team you will undertake a wide range of duties and assist in the safe and smooth operation of the sport and leisure facilities at Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy during the hours of community provision. It is desirable to have some experience of working in the sport and leisure sector as well as a Level 2 or above qualification in sport. Good interpersonal skills, reliability, flexibility with working hours and commitment to customer service are essential.

The post holder will:

Undertake a range of duties as part of a leisure and activities staff team including coaching, cleaning control of facilities, securing of facilities, setting up and dismantling equipment, routine maintenance, customer service, Charter Standard development, club development and marketing.

School is situated on the north east of Wolverhampton, WV10 8BL, three miles from M54 Junction 1.

Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

Closing date for applications: 4pm on Friday 10th November 2017

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