Sports Complex Manager - Morecambe, Lancashire

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Morecambe, Lancashire
£22,183 to £24,491 (S5 SCP 12-17) per annum.
16 Oct 2020
01 Nov 2020
Job Type
Full Time

Sports Complex Manager - Morecambe, Lancashire

  • Closing Date: 01/11/2020
  • Salary: £22,183 to £24,491 (S5 SCP 12-17) per annum.
  • Hours Per Week: 37 hours per week.
  • Location: Morecambe, Lancashire

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

About Bay Leadership Academy

Bay Leadership Academy is a secondary school for 11 to 18 year olds in Morecambe. We joined Star Academies in 2018 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.

We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a highly organised individual to help manage and develop The Bay Leisure Complex in line with the vision of the site, school development plans, community programmes and commercial requirements. You will contribute to the development of a strong, effective school with an emphasis on promoting a culture of health & wellbeing.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills.  You will have the ability to effectively problem solve and provide excellent customer service to our community.

You will have:

  • NVQ Level 4 in Leisure Management or equivalent.
  • NVQ Level 2 (as a minimum) in Fitness Instruction or equivalent.
  • Minimum two years’ experience of working within the leisure industry.
  • Financially literate and knowledge of budget management and forecasting.
  • Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 25 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level. 

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Due to the current situation with coronavirus in the UK, we are continuing to advertise vacancies and would encourage all interested, suitably qualified candidates to apply and we will ensure that no successful applicant incurs a financial detriment as a result of moving to Star.

We will shortlist as soon as possible after the closing date and will be in contact with shortlisted candidates to make arrangements for assessment. We will determine on a job by job basis the most suitable method for assessment in light of the current situation.

Key Dates

  • Closing Date: Sunday, 1 November 2020 at midnight
  • Interview Date: Monday, 9 November 2020
  • Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed.

Application Process

To apply for this vacancy please use the 'Apply for job' link below. You should ensure your application form and supporting statement address all elements of the person specification. We will only consider candidates who meet the vast majority of the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.