Leisure Assistant (Full and Part-Time)

£9.95 per hour

Do you want to develop your career in the Leisure industry? Are you enthusiastic, energetic and have a ‘can-do’ attitude?  If so, we have an amazing opportunity to join our team as a Leisure Assistant!

Oundle School is one of the country’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools.  The School has 860 boarding and 260 day pupils, with 250 day pupils aged 4 – 11 attending Laxton Junior School.  The School is opening a new dual-use sports centre to not only provide new and improved facilities for the School’s pupils, but also provide increased access to local residents, sports clubs and schools. The new centre includes;

A multiple workstation fitness-suite
50-metre swimming pool
8 court sports hall
4 studios.

Starting in February 2020, we are seeking to recruit full and part time Leisure Assistants who will provide all visitors to Oundle School Sports Centre with a friendly and positive experience through delivering effective customer service whilst maintaining a safe environment. As a Leisure Assistant, you will be multi-skilled; as a receptionist and lifeguard, responsible for ensuring all the Centre’s facilities are clean and prepared for use.

While an NPLQ qualification is essential for this role, as a new position in a new business you will receive extensive training. Leisure Assistants will be encouraged to develop with opportunities leading to other roles including fitness, sports coaching, swimming instructing and duty management.

Hours of work:

Full Time positions: Hours will comprise of an average 40 hours per week over a three week rolling rota. Shifts will typically be based on early, day and late shifts, including weekends.

Part Time positions: Various shift patterns available, between 10-18 hours per week to be discussed at interview.

Please specify which role you are applying for on your application form.


Application closing date: 9.00am Monday 25th November 2019

Interview date: w/c 2nd December for full time and w/c 9th December 2019 for part time positions.

Start date: February 2020



The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service