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Duty Manager - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The Perse School
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£27,000 - £29,000 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

Duty Manager - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Salary: £27,000 - £29,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time 40 hours per week

The Perse School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools and registered charity, educating over 1,720 girls and boys aged 3 – 18. We are a very successful and special school which is both innovative and traditional, ambitious and caring, industrious and fun.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Perse School, for a Duty Manager to assist with the running of the new swimming pool, Sports Centre and climbing wall. With completion due in Summer 2024, the new sports facilities, based at the Upper School site, will include a six-lane 25-metre swimming pool, sports hall and climbing facility comprising an 11-metre roped climbing wall and bouldering area.  

Working under the direction of the Sports Centre Manager, the Duty Manager will be responsible for ensuring the safe and effective daily management and operation of the swimming pool, climbing wall and sports hall within The Perse School Sports Centre. There will be a particular focus on ensuring the facilities are appropriately maintained, staffed and managed ensuring effective and efficient service is provided for both the School and outside users. They will assist in the delivery of a learn to swim programme and help to coordinate a programme of other sports hirings.

A successful Duty Manager will be a positive team player, have an ability to lead and excellent customer service skills.  They will have experience of working in a leisure environment and managing third parties use of the facilities. They will have management experience in a relevant role and the ability to recommend and assist in setting up and improving procedures.

Closing date: Monday 27th May at midday but applications will be considered as they are received; The Perse School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date.

Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd June, unless candidates are invited to attend on an earlier date.

The School actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

Safer Recruitment

The Perse School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including: references from previous employers, a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the enhanced level, as well as eligibility to work in the UK (in compliance with UK immigration regulations). All work carried out at the School on a regular basis amounts to regulated activity.  This role is also exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone's responsibility. The School is committed to acting in the best interests of the child so as to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. The School requires everyone who comes into contact with children and their families to share this commitment. Interviews will be conducted in person, and they will explore candidates’ suitability to work with children.

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