Leisure Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00004015-1
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Shrewsbury School
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: £9.53 to £9.63
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary and Generous benefits
  • Sector: Community & Sport, Education / Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description



The hourly rate of pay is £9.53 per hour, increasing to £9.63 per hour following a successful six-month probationary review.  You will receive an annual salary based on the hourly rate of pay.

We offer a generous benefits package which includes free lunch when on duty, pension, life insurance, access to sporting facilities and parking.  A tailored training programme which includes a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, Swim England teacher training and sports facilities customer service practices, as well as first aid and pool plant room operations, is also provided.


We have two posts available, which include evenings and weekend shifts:

Post 1:            35 hours per week, working during term time and in school holidays 

Post 2:            18 hours per week, working during term time and in school holidays


Are you looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring indoor and outdoor sporting environment? At Shrewsbury School we have excellent facilities and a culture enabling you to develop your career and passion for sport and leisure.

Our Leisure Assistants play a really important role in ensuring our pupils and members have a safe and enjoyable time utilising our Cricket centre, Swimming pool, Sports Hall, Synthetic Pitches, Fitness Suite and Racquets Facilities.

The role requires excellent attention to detail, an engaging personality and the ability to complete an NPLQ qualification. Working within a fun and vibrant environment we are looking for a team player with bags of enthusiasm. You’ll be surrounded by friendly and passionate colleagues working together to create an outstanding experience for our pupils and members.

Bespoke training will be provided for the right applicant. 

A full job description and application form can be obtained from https://www.shrewsbury.org.uk/page/job-vacancies alternatively please telephone the HR department for more information on 01743 280 834 or email recruitment@shrewsbury.org.uk 


Closing date:  12 noon, Monday 22 August 2022

Interviews will be held on Friday, 26 August 2022


Shrewsbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Candidates will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.