Leisure Facilities Supervisor
Shift rota Full time (37.5 hrs per week)
Are you an experienced, self-motivated Leisure Facilities Supervisor who is passionate about delivering exceptional standards of service, looking for your next move?
You will be responsible for the operation of the School swimming pool and sports facilities, supervise the team and support the Commercial Manager to increase income generation for the School. You should have an events based knowledge within the leisure industry, be able to teach some swimming lessons and cover some pool duties alongside identifying and promoting new business development opportunities in addition to our highly successful Swim School. You will supervise a team of four Senior Recreation Assistants, Casual Recreation staff and four Swimming Teachers, who you’ll act as a mentor and role model.
You should have a proven level of experience in supervising a leisure team and the day-to-day management of a leisure facility, be passionate about delivering great service, and excited to be part of the growing success here at Royal Russell School. You should also have your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) with up to date NPLQ training records, AED and a First Aid certificate together with a Pool Plant Operators qualification and Swim England/STA level 2 teaching qualification. It goes without saying that you will have good organisational, planning, administration, IT and communication skills, be able to work on your own initiative and be enthusiastic, reliable and flexible.
We have recently undertaken a complete refurbishment of our pool facilities and are looking forward to re-opening with a new team who will inspire our School community to achieve success in swimming. If you have ideas to maximize our commercial portfolio and wish to join us at the start of this exciting new phase in our development, this may be the role for you.
Royal Russell is situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon, only 30 minutes from Central London and educates over 1000 girls and boys between the ages of 3 and 18. We are proud of our facilities that rank amongst the best in the South of England and our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. In March 2016 the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) judged the school as ‘excellent’ in all areas and in October 2018 we successfully passed a full ISI compliance inspection.
We offer excellent benefits including a competitive salary on our own salary scale with scope for progression, working in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport links, (we are opposite Coombe Lane tram stop) and being part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School. We offer an immediate non-contributory pension, free life cover, free car parking, free meals, a discount on School fees, and the use of our sporting and gym facilities, all combined with the opportunity to be part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School.
Applications will be considered on receipt and should be submitted by 12 noon on Monday 9th November 2020. Interviews will be held on Friday 13th November 2020. If you have not heard from us by this date you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.