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Sports Club Manager
Croydon, UK
Greater London
United Kingdom
£30,082 per annum
Full time
04 Oct 2018
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Trinity School is one of three governed by the Whitgift Foundation (founded in 1596 by the then Archbishop of Canterbury, John Whitgift). Trinity Sports Club offers an opportunity to use the school's excellent sports facilities which include a 25m swimming pool, fitness suite, two large sports halls and several squash courts at very affordable prices. A range of fitness classes and activities for members also provide an ideal way to meet with friends and keep fit and active in the process.

We are seeking to appoint a Sports Club Manager to ensure the smooth running of the Sports Club and support the Physical Education and Games Department. Hours will be worked according to a monthly rota and the successful candidate will be required to work at least one weekend per month (7.45am – 6pm Saturday and 8.45am- 6pm Sunday) with an entitlement of two days off in lieu during the week for every full weekend worked.

The successful candidate is likely to:

- Be an enthusiastic graduate who has the initiative, ambition and the energy to contribute widely to our extensive extra-curricular and sporting programme

- Experience in managing staff at a similar Sports Facility

- Possess an RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

- Excellent communication and organisational skills

- The ability to work efficiently and effectively on own initiative

- High-level coaching experience in football or hockey would be an advantage, as would the ability to coach another of our major sports

- Experience of planning and delivering coaching sessions at a high level
- A commitment to the values and standards of the school

Key Responsibilities include:

- Organising the operational function of the Sports club, including membership schemes, outside lets and holiday sports programmes ensuring full co-operation with the Estates Manager and Grounds Staff.

- Organising the Swimming School which runs every Monday evening and Saturday morning, in conjunction with the swimming teachers.

- Liaising with HR staff to recruit sports club staff and ensure full compliance with safeguarding legislation.

- Budgeting, forecasting and producing accounts and balance sheets. Weekly financial banking. Overseeing payment for all sessional staff including fitness instructors, swimming teachers, lifeguards, holiday activity course coaches - on a monthly basis.

- All aspects of publicity and marketing of the Sports Club and its facilities, including a website and social media.
- Ensuring the premises and equipment is cleaned and maintained to a high standard of safety and hygiene. Making sure maintenance contracts are up to date and annual servicing is completed.

- Carrying out fitness inductions for Sports Club members as appropriate.

- Organising lifeguard training and further National Pool Lifeguard Courses, for students at the school and for the general public, through the Institute of Qualified Lifeguards.

- Recruiting new members for the Sports Club in accordance with current Policy.

- Maintaining security of buildings and equipment, and being conversant with the operation of CCTV, intruder alarm and fire alarm equipment.

- Organising team photographs for the school sides throughout the year.

- Ensuring safe and effective induction and use of the multi-gym by pupils and members.

- Reporting regularly to the Sports Club Committee on activities and financial progress and Health & Safety

- Assisting the PE / Games Department by teaching games on most afternoons and taking school sides. This will involve afterschool and Saturday matches.

For more information and to apply please visit our school website by clicking 'Apply Now' below.

Trinity School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All applicants will be required to comply with our safeguarding procedures including child protection screening, checks with past employers and a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.
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