Wycombe Abbey School

Sports Centre Recreational Assistant, High Wycombe

Location: High Wycombe HP11 1PE

Salary: Competitive

Working Pattern: PermanentFull time

Closing date: 30 September 2020


Wycombe Abbey is a girls' independent boarding school in the centre of High Wycombe with its own sports centre on the 160-acre site. We are currently seeking a Recreational Assistant for the School Davis Sports Centre.

The state-of-the-art sports centre includes: 25 metre six-lane swimming pool, large sports hall, gymnasium/dance studio, four glass-backed squash courts, fitness suite, climbing wall, café, seminar room, changing rooms, offices and plant rooms. Uniquely, this facility is primarily for use by the school community with some commercial use during school holidays.

The candidate for this exciting opportunity will ideally have had previous experience in the leisure industry and possess a strong interest in sport. A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential. The role offers excellent opportunities to gain broad leisure experience and develop a career within the industry.

This is a full-time role for 52 weeks a year. Hours of work during term-time will be as below:
• Mondays & Tuesdays: 12.30 – 21.00
• Wednesdays & Thursdays: 12.00 – 21.00
• Sundays: 11.00 – 17.00
Hours during School holidays will vary but are likely to be 9.00 – 17.00 or 10.00 – 18.00

Further details can be found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website: To apply, please complete the application form for support staff and email this to

Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 30 September 2020

Wycombe Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Wycombe Abbey School
Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 1PE
Tel: 01494 520381