Recreation Assistant Apprentice Kings School

The purpose of the job is to assist the Centre Management in the operation of the Recreation Centre.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Shift basis, either 6am-2pm or 2pm-10pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    11 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The purpose of the job is to assist the Centre Management in the operation of the Recreation Centre.  Aiming at all times for a high standard of customer care, cleanliness and maintenance, ensuring that all facilities are in sound working order and also encouraging a warm, friendly and professional atmosphere.  The apprentice must assist with the smooth running of all areas within the Centre, while also looking after the well being and safety of Pupils, School and Centre staff an Centre users.  

Key responsibilities: 

  • To provide the School and other users with the best possible sporting, recreation and leisure facilities
  • To maintain health and safety standards in all areas of the Centre 
  • To provide the highest possible level of customer care and administrative service to the school and other users
  • To maintain health and hygiene standards in the restaurant and bar and associated areas
  • To ensure the swimming pool test file is tidy and up to date 
  • To support the catering team as and when required 
  • To support the reception team as and when required 
  • To assist with the centre maintenance and cleaning programme 

Duties will vary according to the Centre's requirements on a daily basis.  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good customer service skills 

Personal qualities

  • Organised 
  • Hard working 

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or equivalent or above. 

Future prospects

Possible permanent position.

Things to consider

Working hours: Shift basis, either 6am-2pm or 2pm-10pm. Some weekend work will be required, rota basis.

About the employer

The Kings School, Canterbury is an ancient school with a twenty-first century outlook. Often said to be the oldest school in the country, the Kings School takes pride in its association with education in Canterbury since the early days of English Christianity. For over 450 years it has been governed under a Royal Charter. In 1541 Henry VIII established a Headmaster, Lower Master and fifty scholars; in 1946 a new Charter was presented by George VI and this was modified by a Supplemental Charter in 1992.


Kings School


Bursars Office

25 The Precincts



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Training provider

NVQ Level 2 Customer Service.   

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Canterbury College

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017