Pool Manager

Salary:
Bucks Pay Scale 4 (£23,045 - £24,949 p.a.)
Start date:
January 2018
Application deadline:
01/12/2017 noon

37 Hours Per Week. Please note that hours are flexible to cover lettings and will include some evenings, weekends, and school holidays.

52 weeks per year, PERMANENT CONTRACT FOR TUESDAY – SATURDAY (flexible during school holidays)

About Alfriston

Alfriston is an outstanding Special School Academy with Sports College status for girls aged 11-19 with moderate learning difficulties and speech and language and communication difficulties.

Our indoor swimming pool, opened in September 2014. The 17 metre pool with 4 lanes is used by pupils at Alfriston School and available for hire by other schools and local groups. Also, the School runs a swim school for children after school hours and at the weekends.

To apply

Please complete the application form and write a letter of application (preferably word processed) addressing each of the points in the person specification.

Click here to download an application form.

Send the completed form, and letter of application to the school, either by post or to the following email address:  office@alfristonschool.com

Job Description

Summary of the role

To manage and take responsibility for the running of the swimming pool.  To set up and coordinate all lettings, including liaison with all pool users.  To take responsibility for all Health and Safety policies and procedures for this facility and to act as Health and Safety Coordinator for the School

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Management of pool administration including bookings, timetables, letting agreements, marketing, and finance.  This includes ensuring that hirers hold current qualifications, certification and insurance
  • Organisation of opening and closing the pool facilities, including evenings, weekends and school holidays to ensure the facilities are in excellent condition for both school use and lettings.
  • Liaise with the Finance Officer to ensure lettings are invoiced and paid in advance; and to purchase all equipment and supplies.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with customers and to handle any complaints and incidents.  Advertise and promote the facilities to increase usage and generate revenue.
  • Management of all pool maintenance to include pool water quality testing, plant operation, backwashing procedures and maintenance records.
  • Responsibility for all pool hygiene, including supervision of cleaning contract and carrying out additional cleaning to ensure that pool side, showers, changing areas and toilets are cleaned regularly.
  • Responsibility for all health & safety policies, procedures and risk assessments to meet HSG179 and COSHH regulations. Carrying out regular facility and equipment checks.  Identify, report, control and monitor hazards.
  • Prepare regular monitoring reports for senior managers and governors.
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of all visitors to the facility and the school.

Additional Responsibilities

  • The role of Health and Safety Coordinator for the school involves:
  • Any other duties as required by the Academy Business Director.
    • the annual review of all H&S Polices
    • overseeing the annual update of all risk assessments
    • completing the annual on-line H&S audit

Person Specification

CRITERIA

DESIRABLE

ESSENTIAL

Qualifications:

  • National Pool Management Qualification
  • Level 2 Swim Teacher
  • National Pool Plant Operators Certificate
  • RLSS National Pool Lifeguard (NPLQ)
  • First Aid at Work
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • A fitness qualification

 

 

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Experience:

  • Administration, record keeping and billing
  • Use of ICT, including Microsoft Office software
  • 2/3 years experience within a similar facility, within leisure facilities, or within a swimming teaching organisation
  • Understanding and knowledge of COSHH
  • Understanding and knowledge of HSG179
  • Understand Plant Operation
  • Timetabling for groups
  • Risk Assessments

 



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Personal competencies and qualities

  • Well organised
  • Good communicator with excellent IT skills
  • Reliable
  • Approachable
  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Calm under pressure
  • Team player with ability to demonstrate enthusiasm and sensitivity whilst working with others
  • Positive attitude to use of authority and maintaining discipline
  • High expectations of self and others
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people, school staff, and customers
  • Ability to demonstrate contribution to School’s ethos and values
  • Willingness to undertake training in qualifications listed above as required.

 

 

 

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