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Deputy Sports Facilities Manager
Harrow, UK
Greater London
United Kingdom
£31,000 - £33,000
Full time
08 Aug 2022
22 Jul 2022
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Permanent, full time, 40 hours per week

The role:
The Deputy Sports Facilities Manager has a pivotal role, being responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Harrow School Fitness Club under the direction of the Sports Facilities Manager. You will manage a diverse team, oversee the safety and smooth running of the facilities, and manage two financial budgets to maximise the assets of the business as it serves the School, Club members and commercial activities. It’s a busy and influential role, where your daily tasks might switch between discussing business improvements with your manager, overseeing a visiting swimming gala and supporting customers of the Harrow School Fitness Club.

The skills:
It is an ideal position for an ambitious duty manager of a leisure centre with excellent line management skills who wants to broaden their management experience and commercial awareness to make their mark on the business. It’s also a unique and exciting opportunity to involve yourself in a large project, as we will move to a state-of-the-art new facility in the next four years. You will have a RLSS NPLQ qualification, experience of swimming pool operation and have demonstrable experience of providing an exemplary customer service to all leisure users.

The environment:
Harrow School is situated in Harrow on the Hill in north-west London and is one of the best-known schools in the world. Around 840 boys study at Harrow and live in the School’s 12 boarding houses. The Harrow School Fitness Club comprises a 25m swimming pool, fully equipped fitness suite, sports hall and climbing wall, and is programmed to cater for the needs of the School, high-profile events with well-known national sports teams and a thriving health and fitness club that is open to the public, other schools and clubs. For more information about the facilities visit

The benefits include:
• free lunch
• free parking
• automatic enrolment in the School’s pension scheme
• use of the School’s sports facilities such as the swimming pool, gym, and running track
• subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs

For a detailed job description and to apply, click 'apply now' below.

For any questions email the HR department at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Monday 08 August 2022 with interviews expected to take place 10-12 August 2022.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service, and it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. No member of staff will be able to start until these checks are complete and this process takes, on average, a month. Please plan accordingly.

  Harrow School is an equal opportunities employer.
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