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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Working Pattern: Evenings/Part Time/Weekends Hours: Varied hours. Hours dependant on bookings.

Contract type


Actual salary

£12 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

Leisure Assistant Person Specification



A positive outlook and excellent customer service skills
Experience of working in an Educational / Leisure setting
Experience of working with children and vulnerable persons
Honesty and Integrity
The ability to work within a rota


Good verbal and written communication skills

What the school offers its staff

Uniform provided

Further details about the role

This position is for a Leisure Assistant to support our School events and active use of the School site by the Community. Each weekday evening will consist of approximately 1 hours of cleaning, as well as making sure the facilities are ready for groups and then locking the facilities eg 3G pitch/ sports hall at the end of the session. Lettings are between 6.00-10.00pm Monday to Friday and during the day time at the weekends.

We envisage in the future that there will be 2 leisure assistant roles and so the working pattern will change to reflect this once we have 2 people in post. We understand that one 16 hr post cannot cover all the hours we need.

We are looking to appoint a reliable, independent, and enthusiastic individual to undertake this new role, which will involve supervising the hire of the school facilities including the 3G pitch and sports hall during weekday evenings and weekends with some cleaning responsibilities. The role will involve

  • To represent Weaverham High School during community lettings, displaying a high level of responsibility, reliability, organisational and communication skills.
  • To provide cleaning of areas as required.
  • To facilitate lettings during evenings, weekends and school-holiday periods. A flexible approach to working hours is therefore essential.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To retain keys for the facility and maintain the security of the premises and all equipment during lettings.
  • Opening the premises prior to scheduled bookings and securing the site at the end of the sessions
  • Ensuring areas relevant to the letting are set up prior to the start of the session as requested and cleared away afterwards, reporting any issues or faults with equipment or facilities as required
  • To maintain cleanliness of lettings areas (eg changing rooms/toilets) ensuring all areas are left tidy and presentable at all times. Also carry out some small cleaning duties each weekday night.
  • Lifting, moving and handling equipment as required
  • Carrying out small maintenance on equipment as necessary
  • Managing your own time effectively to support all bookings at the agreed times.
  • Ensuring site access is given to authorised hirers only, challenging trespassers as necessary
  • Providing First Aid response & equipment in the event of an accident
  • Delivering excellent customer service
  • Resolving customer queries or complaints, escalating as appropriate
  • Compliance with school policies

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Weaverham High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 1175 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01606 852120

Our vision is clear, we want Weaverham High School to be a vibrant, thriving and successful school where every member of our community feels valued, safe and supported to ensure they surpass their potential. We celebrate uniqueness and see individuals. We understand that our pupils have hopes and dreams, challenges and barriers and it is our privilege to celebrate their worth and their potential. We want every child to enjoy their own journey of discovery, acquire a thirst for knowledge, creativity and imagination and develop a love for their learning. We want pupils to leave our school not just with qualifications showing their academic success, but also with the capacity to think clearly and deeply, a desire to act with integrity and to show kindness and empathy to others, and with the character and leadership experience they need to thrive in the world. We will work tirelessly to ensure individual barriers are overcome so pupils are challenged and supported in equal measure. Our desire is to nurture talent, ability and ambition with energy, creativity, determination, relentless kindness and high expectations. When we combine such a desire with our ethos of Safe.Ready.Respect you will thrive in our care. 

We have a clear and ambitious vision for school improvement that is woven into the 6 strands that define the Weaverham offer. This offer is underpinned by an’ Ethic Of Excellence’ 5, where the following principles guide our strategy to ensure we are the best we can be:

Study examples of excellence
Build a culture of critique (be kind, be specific, be helpful/listen, reflect, review)
Require multiple revisions
Provide opportunities for public presentation

Arranging a visit to Weaverham High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@weaverhamhighschool.com.

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