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date_icon_black30 Oct 2018
location_icon_blackSpain
currency_icon_black€880-1,162 per month
date_icon_black30 Oct 2018
location_icon_blackSpain
currency_icon_black €880-1,162 per month
Teach English in Spain in September with Meddeas, which offers paid yearlong positions in different schools in Spain.
date_icon_black19 Nov 2018
location_icon_blackCowes, Isle of Wight
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date_icon_black19 Nov 2018
location_icon_blackCowes, Isle of Wight
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The 11 week Watersports Instructor Training will give you the qualifications necessary to embark on a career in the watersports industry.
date_icon_black12 Nov 2018
location_icon_blackCowes, Isle of Wight
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date_icon_black12 Nov 2018
location_icon_blackCowes, Isle of Wight
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UKSA’s six Superyacht Crew Training course is the ideal entry route into the industry.
date_icon_black05 Nov 2018
location_icon_blackCowes, Isle of Wight
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date_icon_black05 Nov 2018
location_icon_blackCowes, Isle of Wight
currency_icon_black None
UKSA’s all-inclusive 14-week Professional Yachtmaster course will equip you with the training, preparation and practical experience needed.
Buchanan Search was founded in 2013 by James Baker, who brought over 10 years of recruitment and executive search experience to the firm.
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HELPING YOU FIND A CAREER IN Sports and Recreation

Millions of people dream of a career that can take them outdoors and away from their desks - so sports and recreation graduates are lucky that their degree has qualified them for exactly that. Find graduate sports and recreation jobs to suit you and connect with relevant employers on TheBigChoice now.

LOOKING FOR a Leisure Centre Manager CAREER?
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How much can I earn as a Leisure Centre Manager?
earnings
Leisure centre managers can earn between £16,600-£37,000, depending on experience and where the facility is located. Private gyms or those in cities are likely to pay more. According to Pay Scale, the average salary for a duty manager at a leisure centre is £23,000 per year.
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What qualifications do I need to be a Leisure Centre Manager?
qualifications
The majority of people who work in the sports and recreation sector do so for their love of it, rather than because their degree has led them directly there. In general though, degrees such as sports and exercise science, business, management or events are likely to be very useful if you’re looking for a job as a leisure centre manager. There are also a number of business and management related jobs in the sports and recreation sector that you could go into with a wide variety of degrees. Working in a management, you could choose to work for a:
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pursuits centre
  • Theme park
  • Sports development agency
  • Health club/ gym
Some of the biggest graduate employers in the leisure industry include David Lloyd Leisure and Parkwood Leisure. Within these companies you are likely to work across a wide variety of business roles. Graduate programmes give you a structured pattern of work, set goals to reach, and often offer the chance of a permanent job after the completion of your scheme. Schemes are likely to last between 18 months and two years.
Q
What skills do I need to be a Leisure Centre Manager?
skills
To become a leisure centre manager you'll need to enjoy working with people, and have excellent communication skills. Good leadership and organisation will help you get a job in a management position.

In the vast majority of cases working in the sports and recreation sector is going to involve constant communication and interaction with the general public - even if you are in a leisure management role. This means that a variety of skills are essential. They include:
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Problem solving
  • Positivity and optimism
  • Quick thinking
  • Diplomacy and negotiation
  • Tact and consideration
  • Presentation
Q
What experience do I need to get a job in Leisure Centre Management?
experience
Work experience in a sports or leisure centre should be easy to get – whether it is in a head office or as casual work – and can give you an insight into the day-to-day practices of the industry and how it works. Any other administration or business experience you can take on will also be a big advantage when applying for these roles.
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