Sports Centre Assistant

Ormiston Denes Academy
Responsible to: 
Sports Centre Manager
Salary/salary scale: 
£7.90 per hour (£15,246 Pro Rata)
Closing date: 
4th Dec 2017, 9:00 am
Interview date(s): 
Wednesday 13th December 2017
Start date: 
January 2018

Ormiston Denes Academy is a thriving and ambitious Academy under new leadership. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed individual to the role of Sports Centre Assistant. A passion for customer service and excellent people skills would be an advantage.

Ormiston Academies Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of young people. We share their vision for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. Experience is welcome but not necessary as training will be provided.
Experience of working with young people is an advantage although not essential as a full induction and training will be provided.

If you are looking to work in education and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this highly rewarding position, then we would like to hear from you.
Duties will include:
• Dealing with customer enquiries as appropriate.
• General reception duties including answering the telephone.
• Completing routine checks to ensure the safe operation of facilities/equipment.
• Setting up and dismantling basic sports equipment.

We are looking for a team player who:
• has a passion for working with people
• has the highest aspirations for all young people - wanting to see young people succeed

In return Ormiston Denes Academy will offer you:
• a thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence
• a supportive, welcoming community of professionals

This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the lives of young people in East Anglia. If you are interested in being at the leading edge of education, believe that all young people can achieve high standards and are prepared to work tirelessly to ensure their success, we want to hear from you.

Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

How to apply: 

For further details, an informal discussion with a member of The Sports Centre Team, or to make arrangements to visit the Academy, please contact Dawn Carver: Tel: (01502) 574474. Application packs are available for download at:

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