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Applicants are asked to do the following:

Complete an Impington Village College application form which is available below.

Write a supporting letter of application stating why you wish to be apply for the vacancy and how you match the requirements of the person specification and criteria for the post. Complete a Equality and Diversity form to be returned with the application form.

Candidates will be selected for interview based on the information provided in both the application form and the letter.Please note we do not accept CVs. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Barring and Disclosure Service check and a minimum of two satisfactory references. Medical clearance is also required for permanent positions.

The completed application form and supporting letter should be emailed to
Susan Kay, Personnel Manager skay@impington.cambs.sch.uk

Or alternatively sent to:
Susan Kay
Personnel Manager
Impington Village College
New Road
Impington
Cambridge CB24 9LX

Please complete the application form with full details, for example show the subject with the grade in the Education section, not just “6 GCSEs”.

Please ensure that your application is received by the closing date as detailed on the advertisement as late applications may not be accepted.

If you have a disability, please let Ian Hill know if there are any special arrangements which we can make if you are called for an interview, to ensure that you play a full part in the interview.

Thank you for your interest in this post and in Impington Village College.

Robert Campbell

Principal

MET-LIVING membership & administration officer (sport & leisure activities) 

Based at Impington Sports Centre
20 hours per week
Scale 4 point 18 – 21 £18,070 - £20,138 pa actual approx. £9,760 - £10,885 pa

Morris Education Trust is a multi-academy trust that oversees the work of Impington and Witchford Village Colleges.  As well as providing secondary education, both village colleges offer community facilities which include sport and leisure activities. The Trust is in the process of bringing together both college’s sports and leisure activities into the newly formed MET Living. 

This is an exciting time to be joining MET Living as it grows our work across both locations as well as a fantastic opportunity to join our team and play an important part in supporting a diverse range of administrative tasks.  A key element of this role will be to take responsibility for introducing our computerised membership management system (Legend) into Witchford Sports Centre and play a key part in utilising the software system as the business grows.

We are looking for a colleague with a pro-active attitude, a high degree of professionalism and who has outstanding organisation skills.  So, if you are looking for a challenging and varied admin role that combines your love of IT and technology with your problem-solving and interest in improving systems and processes then look no further.

We will provide full training on Legend and we can offer you a flexible approach to working hours, an excellent salary with annual increments to the maximum of the scale, free gym membership, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, cycle-to-work and Childcare Voucher schemes.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to employment checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  We do not accept applications by CV.

Closing Date 12 noon Wednesday 1 November.  Interviews on Monday 6 November

The application pack is below, Completed applications should be returned to Susan Kay HR Manager  skay@impington.cambs.sch.uk

Impington Sports Centre, New Road, Impington, Cambridge CB24 9LX

 

Application Pack

October 2017

Dear Applicant

Thank you for your interest in the post of Membership and Administration Officer for MET-Living.  This is a very exciting time in our organisation and we are looking for an organised and enthusiastic colleague who would like to be part of an expanding operation.

MET-Living is part of the Morris Education Trust, a multi-academy trust that oversees the work of Impington and Witchford Village Colleges, and will soon be expanding to work with more schools.  As well as providing secondary education, the Village Colleges offer community facilities and provision which includes sport and leisure activities at both Impington and Witchford.  The Morris Education Trust is in the process of bringing together the sports and leisure activities that exist across the Trust under a new area of work called MET-Living.  Impington Sports Centre is a thriving was successful in a £1.5million fitness studio redevelopment in 2010 and this provided the catalyst for a transformation of the centre to where it is today, rivalling the best leisure centres locally.  At Witchford we have a floodlit 3G pitch, sports hall and small fitness studio and our ambition is to develop the sports centre to create a high-quality facility for the local area.

We have a fantastic team of staff at our Sports Centres, and are now looking to grow our work across both locations.  The role of Membership and Administration Officer, based at Impington Sports Centre, will be key in supporting the expansion of the business.  We are looking for someone who is highly organised, confident with IT, and enthused by the prospect of learning and developing new systems.  In return we can offer full training, a supportive and stimulating work environment, and a benefits package that includes free gym membership.

The following pages include further details about the role and the application process.  If you are interested and would like an informal discussion about the post please contact Ian Hill, Sports Centres Manager (MET-Living) on 01223 200404 or ihill@impington.cambs.sch.uk 

Yours sincerely

Robert Campbell

CEO, Morris Education Trust  

Application information:  Membership and Administration Officer

To apply for this position please provide the following:

  • A completed a MET-Living application form
  • A letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4 detailing your reasons for applying and how your experience, skills and abilities make you suitable for this role

Applications can be sent by email or post to Susan Kay HR Manager skay@impington.cambs.sch.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 1 November 2017

Interviews are planned to take place on Monday 6 November, 2017.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Ian Hill, Sports Centres Manager (MET-Living) on 01223 200404 or ihill@impington.cambs.sch.uk 
 

Job Description:  Membership and Administration Officer

Purpose of the post

 

The Memberships and Administration Officer will provide key administrative support to MET-Living.  The post-holder will assume responsibility for Legend membership management, as well as playing an important role supporting administration of MET-Living

Reporting to

Finance Officer (MET-Living)

Working with

Sports Centres Manager, Fitness Manager, Operations Manager, Administration and Bookings Officer, and other MET-Living staff as needed

Salary

 

Scale 4 point 18 – 21

Actual starting salary of £9,760 approx for 20 hours per week with annual incremental increases to top of the scale

Location

 

The normal place of work will be based at MET-Living Impington Sports Centre site but you may be required to work at other sites within the Morris Education Trust by mutual agreement

Working hour

20 hours per week.  A flexible approach to working hours can be discussed and agreed

Disclosure level

Enhanced DBS

Duties and responsibilities:

The Membership and Administration Officer will provide key administrative support to MET-Living.  The post-holder will play an important role supporting administration, as well as taking responsibility for Legend membership management.

  • Act as a primary coordinator for CRM software (Legend) including general maintenance, resolving software issues and drawing reports
  • Lead implementation of Legend software at Witchford Sports Centre
  • Play a key role in developing the software systems as the business grows, acting a primary liaison between MET-Living and Legend
  • Co-ordinate a regular Legend user group meeting with relevant staff, and train other staff in its applications
  • Under the guidance of the Finance Officer, carry out tasks relating to financial procedures and administration
  • Attend training and development sessions, on occasion out-with your normal hours of work to ensure your Health and Safety competence and where applicable your continuous employee development
  • Undertake other tasks that may be required as the business grows supporting finance and administration

Person Specification:  Membership and Administration Officer

To support your application candidates should be able to show evidence of the following:

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Experience providing administrative support in a business, leisure or charity setting

 

Excellent IT skills including MS Office (word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint).

 

Experience using CRM software or databases

 

Outstanding organisational skills and an interest in improving systems and processes

 

A pro-active attitude, with a high degree of professionalism and the ability to work to deadlines

 

Able to work without direct supervision, prioritise own workload and to work to deadlines

 

Experience of Legend software (not essential as training can be given)

 

Able to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels

 

An ability to work hard under pressure and willingness to learn new systems and procedures

 

Experience of working flexibly and supportively as part of a team

 

Date: October 2017

MET-Living Fitness Consultant 

Based at Impington Sports Centre
Full Time 37 Hours per Week/Shift pattern (part-time considered)
Salary: Scale 3 point 15-17 £17,072 - £17,772

This is an exciting time for Impington Sports Centre as we evolve and develop our work under the newly formed organisation MET-Living.   Our highly successful gym at ISC has recently undergone a refurbishment program to provide our members with state-of-the-art equipment.  We are now looking for a qualified and experienced Fitness Consultant who wants to be part of this success.

  • Can you deliver a wide range of fun and challenging exercise classes to help our member’s achieve their fitness goals?
  • Can you design and instruct on exercise programmes for people with a wide range of ability and needs?
  • Can you induct new members to use equipment safely with proper exercise techniques?
  • Are you customer focused and want to play an active part in customer retention planning?

If you think you can deliver on these requirements please go to our website:  www.impington.cambs.sch.uk/impingtonsportscentre for more details and an application pack.   

Morris Education Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required and pre-employment checks are undertaken on all post-holders. We do not accept applications by CV.

Completed applications should be sent to Susan Kay HR Manager by post or email skay@impington.cambs.sch.uk by the closing date. 

Closing date for applications: 10am Tuesday 31 October

Job Description

Post Title Fitness Consultant
Post Purpose: To work as part of a team in the day-to-day operation and development of the MET-Living Impington Fitness Studio and deliver fitness classes to ensure the highest level of customer service
Reporting to: Fitness Manager  
Working time: 37 Hours Per Week. The work arrangement will reflect the shift requirements of the position. The shift arrangements may include evenings and weekends (part time considered but must be available to work within the shift pattern)
Location: The normal place of work will be based at MET-Living Impington Sports Centre site but you may be required to work at other sites within the Morris Education Trust by mutual agreement
Holidays: Annual leave entitlement is 20 days pro rata (plus three extra-statutory days) and the annual leave year is 1st April - 31st March. Those employees who have completed five years' service by the beginning of a leave year are entitled to 25 days annual leave.  An officer transferring from one authority to another is entitled to carry forward any outstanding leave.  There are eight statutory days for bank holidays 
Salary: Scale 3 point 15-17
Disclosure Level: Full DBS

Main Responsibilities

  • To assist the Fitness Manager in the implementation of daily operational procedures to ensure the delivery of a high standard of customer service in all areas of the fitness studio’s operations and the fitness class programme
  • To supervise the Fitness Studio to ensure the safety of all members and to give appropriate support, advice and help whenever they are in the studio
  • To perform one to one fitness assessments, personal programmes, sports specific programmes, group inductions, one to one inductions, and facility tours
  • To instruct a variety of group fitness classes on a daily basis in accordance with the advertised group exercise timetable
  • To ensure all equipment is regularly inspected, cleaned and maintained to the highest standard in the Fitness Studio
  • To ensure the Fitness Studio is kept in a clean condition at all times
  • To assist the Fitness Manager as required with development and promotional projects for both the Fitness Studio and fitness class programme.
  • To give advice and sell membership packages and undertake the necessary administration
  • To undertake other tasks that may be required from time to time to ensure the efficient operation of the facility
  • To support reception and other sports centre staff as required

Training

  • To attend training and development sessions (which could be outside your normal hours of work) to ensure Health and Safety competence and your continuous employee development

Other Responsibilities

  • Promote a positive attitude to personal development and training opportunities
  • To engage actively in the Appraisal process.
  • Be aware of and comply with The Trust’s policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Safeguarding

  • To be aware of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and to report any concerns in accordance with the Morris Education Trust Safeguarding/Child Protection policies
  • To undertake regular safeguarding/child protection/adult protection training as required by the Morris Education Trust  

Person Specification

To support your application candidates should be able to show evidence of the following:

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications and Experience:

 

 

REPS level 3 Instructor or equivalent

 

Studio Cycling qualification

 

Previous experience of fitness class instruction

 

Experience of providing bespoke fitness programmes to meet the aims and goals of members

 

Knowledge of maintenance, cleaning and health & safety procedures in a fitness environment

 

Experience of giving advice on membership packages

 

Circuit training qualification

 

Personal trainer qualification

 

A kettle bells qualification

 

First Aid at Work

 

GP Referral qualification and GP referral experience

 

Skills :

 

 

Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of customer needs and expectations

 

Able to manage existing customer relationships and proactively develop new customer relationships

 

Able to work with minimum supervision to achieve results

 

Good organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines

 

Knowledge of leisure management software

 

Personal & Professional attributes:

 

 

Ability to work a shift pattern which could include early morning, late evening and weekends

 

A team player

 

Outgoing and confident communicator to a wide range of people

 

Professional approach to work

 

Demonstrate the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children/vulnerable adults

 

Date: September  2017

Fitness Instructor 

Impington Sports Centre are looking for reliable, enthusiastic and energetic fitness instructors to join the team teaching various classes and instructing on the gym floor.

If you have a qualification that allows you to lead and teach fitness classes, level 2 gym instructor or level 3 Personal Trainer we want to hear from you!

We are looking for fitness instructors to help us deliver an outstanding service to our members. We want to hear from you if you have any experience or qualifications to teach fitness sessions such as Studio Cycling, Pilates, Zumba, Boxercise. We also want to hear from you if you can offer sessions we do not already have on our timetable.

We are looking for individuals to cover holidays, illness and times that the business experiences higher usage. Occasionally we may also need cover on the gym floor delivering inductions and ensure an outstanding presentation of service.

Salary dependent on qualifications

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Josh Cooper jcooper@impington.cambs.sch.uk. If you'd like to apply, please submit an application form and covering letter either by email to Josh, or by post to Impington Sports Centre, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

The Sports Centre is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to a DBS check and satisfactory references.

Closing Date: Open ended

Kind Regards

Josh Cooper
Fitness Manager

Casual Lifeguards 

Impington Sports Centre requires Swimming Pool Lifeguards to work in our popular Sports Centre.  The posts are available for daytime, evening and weekend work.  Salary is £7.30 per hour plus holiday pay.

You will need to hold a current RLSS Pool Lifeguard qualification and be available to attend a 2 hour training session once a month on a Tuesday evening.

We offer a varied swimming programme from Lane Swimming through to Fun Sessions.  Candidates must be able to communicate well with both adults and children with an emphasis on safety and customer care. 

Please go to the IVC website www.impington.cambs.sch.uk – Sports Centre and the vacancies section for more information and to complete an application form.  If you require any further information on this vacancy please contact sgreenwood@impington.cambs.sch.uk

Closing date: open ended

Our College is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All post-holders are subject to employment checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  We do not accept applications by CV.

 

Job Description

1.1

Post Title:

Lifeguard

1.2

Post Purpose:

The Lifeguard will contribute to Impington Sports Centre’s purpose of providing an excellent and efficient service, in a safe environment, to help exceed the expectations of our customer needs.  They will carry out lifeguarding and cleaning duties 

1.3

Reporting to:

Duty Officer, Shift Leader

1.4

Liaising with:

Operations Manager, Duty Officers, Shift Leader,  Receptionists and members of public

1.5

Working time:

The work arrangement, to be agreed by the  will reflect the shift requirements of the position. The shift arrangements may include evenings and weekends and occasional public holidays.

 

1.6

Salary/ Grade:

£7.30 per hour

1.7

Holidays:

Holiday pay will be paid at 12.07% per hour

1.8

Disclosure Level:

Enhanced DBS

2.         Main Responsibilities

  • To assist in the efficient and effective operation of Sports Centre and to establish and maintain good relationships with the general public, ensuring that an appropriate ambience is maintained in the facility, making customers feel welcomed and valued
  • Maintains a constant concentrated surveillance of the Swimming Pool; acts immediately and appropriately to ensure all customers comply with the ISC Swimming Pool Rules. Carries out immediate action to caution swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards to prevent potential incidents occurring
  • Responds quickly to follow the Emergency Action Plan and procedures established in the event of an emergency.  Provide emergency care and First Aid as required until the arrival of emergency medical services
  • Presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times.  Educates swimmers to inform them of the purpose and need for pool rules and regulations
  • To undertake basic clerical and administrative duties, as required
  • To assist in the communication and promotion of the centre's services and activities ensuring all information given is correct and up to date
  • Ensuring security of the Centre’s property
  • Serve drinks and snacks in the Cafe
  • Inspects the facilities for cleanliness, completes cleaning duties as per the cleaning schedule and when immediate cleaning action is required
  • Set up and dismantle sports equipment
  • Undertaking other tasks that may be required from time to time to ensure the efficient operation of the facility

3.         Training

Attend staff training once per month for a duration of two hours.  Must maintain a degree of physical fitness and strength to meet the demands of the job

Attend an Impington Village College Child Protection Training session every 12 months

4.         College Ethos

To play a full part in the life of the College community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage and ensure staff and students to follow this example.

Promote and support the College’s policies

Comply with the College Health and Safety Policy

5.         Safeguarding

To be aware of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and to report any concerns in accordance with the College’s Safeguarding/Child Protection policies

To undertake regular safeguarding/child protection/adult protection training as required by the College.

 

Person Specification

Before completing your application please read the Person Specification and Job Description.  In supporting your application you should demonstrate how your qualifications, skills and experience match the requirements of the role. 

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Skills:

 

 

To be able to work with a minimum of supervision

 

To be able to demonstrate a flexible and professional approach to work

 

To be able to use initiative in areas of work

 

Excellent verbal communication skills

 

Attainment:

 

 

REPS level 3 Instructor or equivalent

 

Studio Cycling Qualification

 

Circuit Training Qualification

 

Personal Trainer Qualification

 

GP Referral Qualification

 

A kettle bell qualification

 

Knowledge:

 

 

Customer & membership service environment

 

Maintenance, cleaning and health & safety procedures in a fitness environment

 

Advising of membership packages

 

First Aid

 

In-depth specialist knowledge and expertise of theories, principles and concepts of all aspects of the fitness industry

 

Leisure management software

 

Relevant Experience:

 

 

Fitness class instruction

 

 

Providing bespoke fitness programmes to meet aims and goals of members

 

Studio Cycling class instruction

 

Personal Training

 

Fitness testing

 

GP referral

 

Disposition:

 

 

Ability to work in a team

 

Flexibility and able to use initiative to exceed expectations

 

Out-going and confident

 

Excellent communicator

 

Other:

 

 

Ability to work regular shift patterns and one weekend out of every three

 

 

Satisfactory enhanced level of DBS

 

 

Date: September  2015

Swimming Instructors 

Impington Sports Centre requires Swimming Teachers to work in our popular Sports Centre. The posts are available for daytime, evening and weekend work. Salary is £20.02 per hour.

You will need to hold the ASA/STA Level 2 Certificate for Teaching Swimming.

We offer a varied group swimming lesson programme from Under 5’s Non Swimmers through to Adults improving their technique. There are also opportunities to teach on a one to one basis at various times throughout the week. The successful candidates should be able to communicate well with both adults and children with an emphasis on learning, safety, customer care and enjoyment.

If you require any further information on this vacancy please contact Stephen Greenwood – email - sgreenwood@impington.cambs.sch.uk or telephone 01223 200404

The Sports Centre is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to a DBS check and satisfactory references.

Closing Date: Open ended

Job Description

Post Title:

Swimming Instructor

 

Post Purpose:

As a Swimming Instructor the post holder will be required to deliver effective coaching/teaching sessions and will assist the Operations Manager in the development and delivery of the Swimming programme

Reporting to:

Operations Manager

 

Liaising with:

Duty Officers, Shift Leader, Lifeguards and members of the public

Working time:

The work arrangement, to be agreed by the Manager will reflect the shift requirements of the position. The shift arrangements may include evenings and weekends and occasional public holidays.

Salary/grade

Salary is £18.02 per hour

 

Disclosure Level:

Enhanced DBS required

Main Responsibilities

  1. To teach within the Centre’s Swimming Lesson Programme
    To undertake teaching duties as allocated to ensure high quality experiences for all participants,
    To lead classes for all age groups from infants to adults,
    To use the National / ISC Swimming Lesson syllabus as the framework for all classes,
    Ensure that all classes operate within the ISC’s Health and Safety guidelines,
    To work closely with the Operations Manager in the delivery of the classes,
    To wear appropriate poolside clothing at all times,
    To be ready on poolside 10 minutes prior to the start of the lesson and to remain 5 minutes afterwards to ensure poolside is tidy,
    To report any accidents immediately and to provide a written report to the Operations Manager using the appropriate forms,
    To be aware of the Child Protection Policy and reporting procedures.
  2. To ensure that all administrative procedures are carried out in conjunction with the Operations Manager
    To provide weekly lesson plans for all classes prior to the start of the teaching term,
    Ensure that all lessons are progressive according to the programme,
    To be responsible for the completion of class registers,
    Ensure that holiday requests are submitted with sufficient warning to enable a substitute teacher to be allocated,
    To ensure that assessment forms are completed as per the timetable given by the Operations Manager,
    To complete end of term certificate examinations as per instruction from the Operations Manager,
    To submit timesheets on a monthly basis to the Operations Manager,
    To ensure that all periods of sickness is notified immediately.
  3. To support level 1 teachers and assistants where appropriate
    To be responsible for the supervision of less qualified teachers working alongside and for the supervision of assistants’
    To report to the Operations Manager on the progress of level 1 assistants with regard to ongoing training required teachers and assistants.
  4. To communicate effectively and courteously with parents and other partners regarding the swimming lesson programme
    To be professional at all times and to communicate effectively with both children and adults;
    To communicate effectively with all staff.
  5. To keep all equipment in good order and to ensure all equipment is tidied or locked away after use To ensure that all equipment is tidied away after each class,
    To report any defective equipment requiring replacement or repair.
  6. To ensure that the teaching qualification and knowledge is relevant and to attend continuous professional development opportunities
    To ensure that knowledge is kept up to date by attending CPD seminars and opportunities organized by various agencies e.g. National Governing Body,
    To keep up to date with local and national initiatives and strategies which may impact on the operation of the swimming programme.
  7. Training
    To attend training and development sessions, which maybe on occasions outside normal hours of work,
    To ensure Health & Safety competence,
    Attend an Impington Village College Child Protection Training session every 12 months.
  8. College Ethos
    To play a full part in the life of the College community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage and ensure staff and students to follow this example,
    Promote and support the College’s policies,
  9. Safeguarding
    To be aware of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and to report any concerns in accordance with the College’s Safeguarding/Child Protection policies,
    To undertake regular safeguarding/child protection/adult protection training as required by the College.

Person Specification

Before completing your application please read the Person Specification and Job Description.  In supporting your application you should demonstrate how your qualifications, skills and experience match the requirements of the role. 

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Skills:

 

 

 To be able to work with a minimum of supervision

 

 To be able to demonstrate a flexible and professional approach to work

 

 To be able to use initiative in areas of work

 

 Excellent verbal communications skills

 

Attainment:

 

 

 ASA Level 2 Certificate for teaching swimming

 

STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming – Full (STC(F))

 

RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

 

RLSS Rescue Test Award

 

Knowledge and Experience:

 

 

Knowledge and expertise of theories, principles and concepts of teaching swimming

 

Knowledge of the ASA teaching scheme and awards

 

The instruction of swimming individuals and groups

 

Assisting in swimming club training programmes

 

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Disposition:

 

 

Ability to follow the criteria set out in the ISC swimming programme

 

Out-going and confidence communicator to people of all ages and abilities

 

Other:

 

 

The post holder will teach a regular class or classes at the same time and day over a minimum of 10 continuous weeks

 

Ability to instruct in the water when required

 

Satisfactory enhanced level of DBS