Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3RU

Community Leisure Assistant

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Part time

£10.60 ph basic rate, £15.90 ph for weekends and £14.01 ph for hours after 8 pm

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees. Kenton School Drayton Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU

28.5 hrs per fortnight, Friday to Monday on a 1 week on, 1 week off basis

£10.60 ph basic rate, £15.90 ph for weekends and £14.01 ph for hours after 8 pm

Kenton School is committed to maximising use of our sports facilities for a wider community use on evenings and weekends. We are therefore seeking to recruit a Community Leisure Assistant to join our team working outside of school hours taking bookings, opening and closing the facilities, ensuring equipment and facilities are available and prepared, and demonstrating safe use to customers.

Working over a 2 week rota with every other weekend off, the role also includes the opportunity to work additional hours covering for holidays and absences.

The working hours/pattern for the role is as follows:
Fortnightly rota, every other 
Friday 3.30pm -10pm 
Saturday 10am – 6.30pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm
Monday 4pm - 10.30pm
Total of 28.5hrs per 2 weeks

This is an exciting opportunity to work in our fantastic Centre, working as part of a team to help develop and create new business opportunities. If you are the candidate for us, you will possess previous experience working in a sports or leisure facility and a related qualification, i.e. Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification, combined with excellent communication and organisation skills to work effectively and promote facilities to a wide range of customers. Post holders will be required to move, set up and dismantle large sports equipment on a regular basis, i.e. full size trampolines and bouncy castles, therefore candidates must be able to fulfil this requirement of the role. If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return we can offer you, • Access to the Local Government’ Pension Scheme • Salary sacrifice schemes including Car Sacrifice, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes • Free on-site parking • Free gym access at Kenton School

Application Process

If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, you can visit our website and download our application form  and return it to

Closing date: 9am on 12 December 2022

Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.


Closing date:

12 December 2022

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