Recreation Assistant

Kingston College
London (Greater)
22 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our School of Sport and Leisure offers a range of academic and vocational programmes from Level 1 to Level 4 including BTEC’s, professional and coaching courses and degrees. It offers elite Academies for trampoline, men’s and women’s football, basketball, rugby and tennis and is proud to be developing learners’ knowledge, understanding and skills within a sport and leisure context. It also has responsibility for the Arena Sports facility, enrichment delivery for learners and industry related provision.

As a Recreation Assistant of the Arena, you will organise, supervise and lead a range of activities and set up, maintain and dismantle equipment, monitor its use and ensure customer safety. You will also undertake Reception duties, deal with customer enquiries and sometimes with emergencies requiring first aid.

We’re looking for an individual who holds a Level 2 Fitness Instructing qualification and who has previous experience of working within a leisure facility. You’ll need to have good communication, interpersonal and customer service skills and be able to provide assistance to the work of others when workloads require it. You’ll enjoy working with the public, be able to prioritise and organise your own workload and have good general IT skills, including familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email. A current First Aid qualification would be advantageous, however this is not essential.

Closing date for the return of a complete online application form is Mid-day, 25th January 2019.

Interviews taking place on 30th January 2019.

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London's largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students' success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

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