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Sports Centre Recreational Assistant

Wycombe AbbeyBuckinghamshire

52 weeks per year

Wycombe Abbey is a girls' independent boarding school in the centre of High Wycombe with its own sports centre on the 160-acre site. We are currently seeking a Recreational Assistant for the School Davis Sports Centre.

The state-of-the-art sports centre includes: 25metre 6-lane swimming pool, large sports hall, gymnasium/dance studio, four glass-backed squash courts, fitness suite, climbing wall, café, seminar room, changing rooms, offices and plant rooms. Our facilities are primarily for use by the school community, with some commercial use during school holidays.

This is a varied role which includes providing general support to the PE department, preparing and supporting lessons, manning reception, answering general queries, managing pool plant tasks and providing lifeguarding as required.

The candidate for this exciting opportunity will ideally have had previous experience in the leisure industry and possess a strong interest in sport. A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential. Pool Plant experience is advantageous.

The role offers excellent opportunities to gain broad leisure experience and develop a career within the industry. 

Hours: This is a full-time role for 52 weeks a year working 40 hours per week on a flexible rota basis, including some evenings and weekends. 

Salary up to £21,000

Please complete an application form and submit this by emailing the HR Officer, Miss L Winn: Further details are found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website:

Closing date for applications: 13 December 2021

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should a suitable candidate be appointed before the closing date.

Wycombe Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638

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