January 12, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
We are currently seeking a Recreational Assistant for the School Davis Sports Centre.
£22,000 - £24,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
Working Pattern
Full time for 52 weeks a year, working 37.5 hours per week on a flexible rota basis, including regular evenings and weekends.
Closing Date
February 11, 2022


Wycombe Abbey is a girls' independent boarding school in the centre of High Wycombe with its own sports centre on the 160-acre site. We are currently seeking a Recreational Assistant for the School Davis Sports Centre.

The state-of-the-art sports centre includes: 25metre 6-lane swimming pool, large sports hall, gymnasium/dance studio, four glass-backed squash courts, fitness suite, climbing wall, café, seminar room, changing rooms, offices and plant rooms. Our facilities are primarily for use by the school community, with some commercial use during school holidays.

This is a varied role which includes providing general support to the PE department, preparing and supporting lessons, manning reception, answering general queries, managing pool plant tasks and providing lifeguarding as required.

The candidate for this exciting opportunity will ideally have had previous experience in the leisure industry and possess a strong interest in sport. A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is preferred, however, we are happy to support you with this training. Pool Plant experience is advantageous.

The role offers excellent opportunities to gain broad leisure experience and develop a career within the industry.

Closing date: 28 January 2022

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than stated should we source a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Please complete an application form and submit this by emailing the HR Officer, Miss L Winn. Further details are found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website.

Wycombe Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638

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