Share your passion for swimming and fitness – Uppingham Careers

Share your passion for swimming and fitness

Leisure and Swimming Teaching Assistants

If you have a genuine interest in swimming and lifeguarding and would like to grow and develop a career in the leisure industry, Uppingham School Sports Centre offers a world class environment and welcoming and supportive team.

Described by Lord Coe at its opening as ‘world class’, Uppingham School Sports Centre (USSC) is a dual use facility for both Uppingham School and the local community. Since 2010 we have been growing and increasing access to local residents, sports clubs and external schools. As we continue to increase participation, Leisure Assistants and Assistant Swimming Teachers will play a vital role in ensuring Sports Centre users can enjoy our facilities safely and learn valuable life saving skills.

USSC is managed and run on behalf of the School by Uppingham School Enterprises Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary, and employs c. 40 full- and part-time staff. The centre has a strong team ethos and each member shares a passions for fitness and delivering a first class experience. If you share these values, and have or are willing to work towards a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification or teaching qualification we encourage you to explore our available opportunities.

Current sports centre vacancies


  • Leisure Assistant

    Salary: £22,505.28 per annum | Contracted hours: Various shift patterns available | Basis: Average 39 hours per week

    Uppingham School Sports Centre seeks a Leisure Assistant with experience in customer service to join the team. This role offers an exciting chance to play a pivotal part in the…

  • Swim Teacher

    Salary: £5,179.91 per annum | Contracted hours: Part time, 7 hours per week | Basis: Permanent

    The role Uppingham School Sports Centre is seeking a vibrant and experienced addition to their dedicated Swim School staff on a permanent basis. If you're passionate about teaching swimming and…

  • Class Instructor, Zumba, Aqua and Swim Fit

    Salary: £4,632.16 per annum | Contracted hours: 4 | Basis: Part time

    Uppingham School has an exciting opportunity within our Sports Centre for a Class Instructor. Opened in September 2010, Uppingham School Sports Centre (‘USSC’) is a fully dual-use facility used by…


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