Activity Coordinator – Uppingham Careers

Activity Coordinator

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Job details

Contract hours: 30 hours per week on a rota basis including evenings and weekends
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £17,846.40 per annum
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 16 February 2024, 9:00 am


Uppingham School Sports Centre is looking for a calm and confident individual to coordinate a range of children’s activities including the Swim School programme, children’s courses, holiday schemes and summer activities.

You will oversee the effective delivery of these schemes, activities and programmes, ensuring that the administration, re-enrolment and re-booking processes are followed and communicated to parents and staff. You will also make sure that all swimming teachers, coaches and activity leaders fulfil their duties and responsibilities, adhering to lesson plans, targets and objectives.

An up to date First Aid qualification is essential, whilst an additional SEQ Swim Teacher Level 2, NVW Level 2 Childcare and Level 1 Coaching qualification/certificate would be desirable. You will provide previous leisure industry experience, as well as experience of developing and coordinating programmes.

In return Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are able to offer:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for the School’s private health scheme
  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount
  • 25% Holiday Club discount for children at local Nursery
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Recognised as “Investors in Diversity”

Activity Coordinator – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.