Job Opportunities at the Sports Centre



Supervisor (Fitness)

Position:                     Supervisor (Fitness Suite)


Salary:                         £16,765, £17,335, £18,102, £18,612, £19251, £19,892, £20,602


Scale:                          S5-S11


Pension:                      Pension scheme available.


Hours:                         40 hours per week including paid lunch


Holidays:                    21 working days. Expected to work Bank Holidays. If you work Bank Holidays then you will accrue an extra day in lieu.


Line Manager:          Fitness Manager, Facility Officers


Purpose of Post:        To maintain effective operation of the centre within the guidelines of St Mary’s School Services’ Health and Safety legislation.


We are seeking to employ a Fitness Suite Supervisor who will be the point of contact for members and visitors to the Sports Centre’s state of the art Fitness Suite as well as supervising the general building on a day to day basis.  You will be expected to provide a warm, welcoming service, promoting a culture and ethos of health and well-being. He/she will be expected to create a dynamic and engaging atmosphere and strive to improve members’ health and well-being through specific goal-setting strategies.

St Mary’s School Sports Centre believes in sporting excellence in all genres of sport. As a school community, we thrive to offer first class sporting facilities amidst a culture of high education, expectation and sports science. We seek to provide, nurture and develop the concept of high performance and healthy lifestyles.    


Generic Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the opening up and closing down of the facility.
  • Be familiar with all front office procedures and assist with Reception when necessary.
  • Supervise the gymnasium and ensure that all members and pupils comply with present rules.
  • To ensure visits to the centre by members and pupils are enjoyable and assist with any enquiries or problems.
  • To be familiar with the Sportsoft booking system.
  • Act in accordance with existing checklists, cleaning duties and health and safety procedures relevant to your area of responsibility.
  • To provide first aid treatment when necessary, ensuring accident reports are completed where necessary.
  • To be familiar with all emergency procedures, and ensure that members and pupils are never exposed to unnecessary risks.
  • To wear correct uniform and use PPE (personal protective equipment) where required.
  • To perform any other duties that may be considered necessary by the Centre Manager or Fitness Manager.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Fitness Suite.
  • Oversee the Fitness Instructors, organise and deliver monthly fitness team meetings and organise training that will benefit the long term ambition of the Sports Centre.
  • To assist with inductions and gym floor blast sessions.
  • Oversee member appointments and manage the Real Results Induction process and tracker.
  • To oversee member appointments, allocating inductions and reviews accordingly.
  • Manage the relevant fitness suite procedures i.e. Fitness Facilities NOP, Retention, Fitness Assessments and Members Journey.
  • Manage the relevant fitness suite risk assessments in conjunction with the Facility Officer of Operations.
  • Oversee the management of the entertainment systems within the Fitness Suite.
  • Oversee the management of client data/protection i.e. pre activity readiness questionnaires.
  • To oversee and manage the Sports Centre’s retention procedures, including TRP Interact (Engage CEM), ensure all staff are achieving monthly interaction target and ensure it is being fully utilised in order to achieve the overall Sports Centre aim to interact with all high risk members.
  • To assist the Facility Officer (Sports Development and Programming) in the organisation, programming and development of fitness classes and courses in conjunction with market trends.
  • To oversee all REP’s registered staff and keep up to date with the FIA protocol in CPD.
  • Oversee and develop the term time Sports Centre led P.E sessions for St Mary’s School.
  • Oversee and implement a daily gym floor activity programme for members to take part in.


These responsibilities are not exhaustive and may include any other reasonable duties as required by the Sports Centre Manager, Bursar or Headmistresses of the School.


Person Specification:


Essential                     Minimum 18 months experience in the leisure industry         

Essential                     REPS Level 3 Personal Training Qualification or equivalent

Essential                    REPS Level 2 Fitness Instructor Qualification or equivalent

Essential                     Nationally recognised first aid qualification

Desirable                    Good typing and administrative skills

Desirable                    Recognised fitness teaching qualification

Desirable                    12 months supervising experience.

Personality & Attitude:

  • A flexible approach is required when working a shift pattern that includes some antisocial hours and weekend work.
  • Approachable, friendly and reliable and able to adapt to a range of user groups.
  • Adaptable to various situations and be able to make effective decisions under pressure.


St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. Due to the nature of the work involved, the successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: Friday 1st December

To request an application form please email Thomas Hunter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Casual Swimming Teacher - ASA Level 2


We are looking for an experienced Level 2 ASA Swimming teacher to provide cover for our Swim School. Saturday mornings 9.00-11.30am & Sunday mornings 9.00-12.00pm - term-time only.

St Mary's School Sports Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and members. Due to the nature of the work involved, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced clearance via DBS.

Further details and an application form are available on request from the Sports Centre office on 01249 857335 or via
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Closing Date: Ongoing

For an application form please email Christina Wood: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.