Sports Attendant: ESMS Sports Centre, The Mary Erskine School

The ESMS Sports Centre at The Mary Erskine School are recruiting for a part-time Sports Attendant to join our staff on a permanent basis. Positions are immediately available, subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

The people that work for us are passionate, pioneering and strive for excellence in everything they do. We value the incredible contributions they make to school life, we invest in their careers and we support their ambitions so that they flourish professionally and personally.

Sports Attendants have an important role to play in maintaining a safe, clean, and enjoyable environment for customers. The postholder will be involved in all aspects of the activities taking place at the Sports Centre. The role will involve communicating with all kinds of people: children, adults, parents, teachers, staff, and colleagues. The postholder will demonstrate a keen interest in sport and a genuine interest in helping others.

While not essential, it would be advantageous if applicants held one or more of the following:

Leisure Qualifications:

  • NPLQ Trainer Assessor
  • First Aid

Remuneration will be on ESMS Support Staff B Scale (£9.25 - £9.63 per hour), with a range of additional benefits.


A degree of flexibility is required in this role however we anticipate that postholders will be contracted for 12 hours per week on the following rota:

Week 1:

Thursday 4:30pm-10:30pm (6 hours)

Friday 4:30pm-10:30pm (6 hours)

Week 2:

Saturday 1:30pm-6:30pm (5 hours)

Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm (7 hours)

This is an open vacancy and interviews will be conducted as applications are shortlisted.

Please check our website for a more detailed job description.

Appointment procedure

Applicants must complete the Support Staff application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form that can be found on our website at  to be considered for this position. Please note CVs and cover letters will not be accepted. Please submit both forms to

Any enquiries about this position should be directed to Laura McMurray, HR Assistant, at or by phone on 0131 347 5867.

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Date published: 11 May 2022
Date updated: 11 May 2022


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