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  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£8.31 Hourly

Sports Centre Assistant(s) job summary

Sports Centre Assistants are the first point of contact for our customers. They must be well-presented, courteous & approachable.

The main responsibilities of this role are to ensure all required equipment is ready for each booking, tidied away promptly afterwards and the cleanliness of the facilities are maintained to a high standard.

This is a physically demanding role which includes working at speed and moving heavy sports equipment.

The role also includes working outside in all weather conditions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Setting up, cleaning & packing away the equipment efficiently

  • Maintaining the facilities – Including; cleaning the fitness suite, sweeping, vacuuming, emptying bins, litter picking, refilling toilet rolls

  • Ensuring required facilities are prepared for bookings

  • Ensuring the site is clean, tidy & secure after bookings

  • Answering phone calls in a professional manner

  • Ensuring all customers sign in and out

  • Dealing with queries from customers

  • Monitoring the car park

  • Keeping all areas clean & tidy

  • Collecting lost property from around the site & storing accordingly

  • Making sure the provided uniform is presentable & worn for each shift

Shifts are available during Sports Centre opening hours; variable but typically:

Monday to Thursday

17:30 – 22:30


16:00 – 22:30


08:30 – 18:30

The Sports Centre is open year-round, including most school holidays (Closed Bank Holidays).

The ideal candidate will be able to offer flexibility in their availability for shifts.

Please contact Mrs Howard, School Office (m.howard@parmiters.herts.sch.uk) for further information.

Commitment to safeguarding

Parmiter’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Applicants must declare any criminal convictions. The post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Appointments conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service and references from previous employers. We are required to conduct online searches for shortlisted candidates in accordance with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online.

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About Parmiter's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1430 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Good Schools Guide describes Parmiter's as "purposeful, friendly, with an inclusive feel and a sense of both history and progressiveness".

Parmiter's School relocated to the current 60 acre rural Hertfordshire site from London's East End in 1977.  The school enjoys a good reputation for traditional values and academic achievement whilst maintaining a true family feel among staff and students.  

Experienced teachers, newly qualified colleagues and support staff benefit from a supportive leadership team who focus on CPD and well-being as a priority.  

Parmiter's is a lead partner in The Watford Partnership for Teacher Training and takes the lead on Initial Teacher Training.  A number of existing teachers are accredited with being Specialist Leaders of Education. 

The school is consistently over subscribed for Year 7 and Sixth Form entry. Children of staff are a priority for admission. 

Please visit our website for more information and feel free to contact the school with any questions. 


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