• joannejackowiak

Community Leisure Assistant, 28.5 hrs per fortnight Sat-Tues, £9.43 to £14.15 per hour

28.5 hrs per fortnight, Sat – Tues

on a 1 week on, 1 week off basis

£9.43 ph basic rate, £14.15 ph for weekends and

£12.57 ph for hours after 8 pm


Kenton School is committed to maximising use of our sports facilities for a wider community use on evenings and weekends. We are therefore seeking to recruit a Community Leisure Assistant to join our team working outside of school hours taking bookings, opening and closing the facilities, ensuring equipment and facilities are available and prepared, and demonstrating safe use to customers.


Working over a 2 week rota with every other weekend off, the role also includes the opportunity to work additional hours covering for holidays and absences.


The working hours/pattern for the role is as follows:

Fortnightly rota, every other

Saturday 10am - 7pm

Sunday 10am - 6.30pm

Monday 4pm - 10.30pm

Tuesday 4pm - 10pm

Total of 28.5hrs per 2 weeks


This is an exciting opportunity to work in our fantastic Centre, working as part of a team to help develop and create new business opportunities. If you are the candidate for us, you will possess previous experience working in a sports or leisure facility and a related qualification, i.e. Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification, combined with excellent communication and organisation skills to work effectively and promote facilities to a wide range of customers.


Post holders will be required to move, set up and dismantle large sports equipment on a regular basis, i.e. full size trampolines and bouncy castles, therefore candidates must be able to fulfil this requirement of the role.


Working in a school setting, the postholder is required to promote the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people that they come in contact with, be aware of schools policies and other guidance on safeguarding and wellbeing of children and young people and take appropriate action when required. This post does involve engaging in regulated activity as defined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 and is except from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended 1975, 2013 and 2020).


Click here to download Candidate Information Pack


How to Apply: If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please download an application form from our website www.kenton.newcastle.sch.uk and return it to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk or, complete the online form via www.tes.com/jobs/ selecting ‘Quick Apply’.


Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 22 November 2021


Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers in our schools to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families.

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