November 25, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Wellington Academy for a Sports Centre Manager, to provide an efficient and smooth running of the leisure operations.
£23,194-£24,496 FTE - actual Salary: £20,059-£21,1
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
December 22, 2022


32 hours per week to include days, evenings, and weekends

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Wellington Academy for a Sports Centre Manager, to provide an efficient and smooth running of the leisure operations, delivering a high quality and safe experience for all who visit the Sports & Fitness Centre.

The successful candidate will be working closely with the Sports Centres staff to maintain all operations; this role will also include the managing of Sports Centre Staff. You will ensure all Health and Safety rules are followed and all Sports Centre staff have the knowledge and know how to complete their roles.

We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in fitness, who is looking for a new role where they can develop and utilise their skill sets further.

The Wellington Academy, which is part of the successful Ascend Learning Trust is an ambitious, forward thinking 11-18 Academy situated in a beautiful location in Tidworth, which is on the outskirts of Salisbury in Wiltshire. We also offer an excellent staff benefit package which includes discounts on high street stores, restaurants, cinemas and gyms as well as having a wellbeing hub and a cycle to work scheme.

Examples of great discounts currently on offer include:

  • 10% off Eyewear.
  • 20% off Gym Membership.
  • 25% off monthly subscription to online gym memberships.
  • Hundreds of offers and discounts and cashback on local and national stores.
  • On site flu vaccinations.
  • Teachers and Wiltshire Pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave for support staff up to 30 days (+ 8 bank holidays per year).

 To apply for this role, please ensure that you complete our application form from our website or alternatively email to obtain this form to complete and return this to us, as we do not accept CV’s.

Please note if we receive enough applications, we may close this job role earlier.

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer feedback on individual applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

 Closing Date: 11:59pm, 22 December 2022.

Interview Date: w/c 9 January 2023.

Safeguarding Statement:

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.

In line with KCSIE 2022 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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