Community Host & Leisure Assistant

What we are looking for in a Community Host?

  • Passion

  • Enthusiasm

  • Keen to learn and develop new skills

  • People who want to be part of the community

Our Community Hosts are responsible for opening and closing our schools across the UK on evenings, weekends and school holidays. We enroll all of our hosts onto our thorough Training Academy, where they learn everything from operational standards, security, safeguarding and customer service. During the recruitment process we put a particular emphasis on our values, as it is crucial our hosts understand just how meaningful a lettings programme can be. Here are some of our hosts describing the impact they see the lettings program has on their local community.

Of course, your primary role is to look after the school during community use, however you will also the first point of contact and guide the clients during these hours.

At a time where people have never needed it more, you will welcome the local community into the school facilities for different activities such as football, church groups, dance & drama, children’s activities, mother and baby classes and much more!

This role comprises of evening and weekend shifts.

The role duties:

  • To be responsible for the security & maintenance of the school.

  • To maintain and enhance the high quality of the school, buildings, grounds & environment.

  • To deliver a world class experience for the local community.

  • Lock & unlock the school whilst ensuring the security & safety of the site.

  • Help to organise & manage attendee parking on site during large events.

  • Ensure the site is always staffed including holidays & sickness .

  • Assist in the setting up of rooms for lettings & other school related events from time to time.

  • Undertake cleaning duties to ensure that the school’s premises are always clean & tidy.

  • Ensure that the Health & Safety Guidance is always adhered to.

  • Assist with regular risk assessments.

  • Manual handling is essential to the role.

  • Experience of working in a school environment would be advantageous but not required.

How to apply:

To apply, please fill out the form below or email your CV to and let us know why you think you would be great for the role. We look forward to hearing from you!

Safer Recruitment Policy

We work to the NSPCC guidelines when recruiting new team members and training existing ones too in line with the Working together to safeguard children (Dept for Education, 2018b) standards.

We operate a Safer Recruitment Policy that runs alongside our Safeguarding Policy.

This role requires us to run a DBS check before starting your first day.

Part-time hours: 10-15 per week

Available locations

We are looking for community hosts for part time roles in the following schools:


  • Outwood Academy Easingwold - York, YO61 3EF

  • Outwood Hemsworth - Wakefield/Pontefract, WF9 4AB

  • Outwood Academy Adwick - Doncaster, DN6 7SF

  • Outwood Academy Ripon - Ripon, HG4 2DE

  • Highfield Leadership Academy - Blackpool, FY4 3JZ

  • St Ambrose College - Altrincham, WA15 0HE

  • Marple Hall - Stockport, SK6 6LB

  • Fairfield High School for Girls - Manchester, M43 6AB


  • Harborne Academy - Birmingham, B15 3JL

West Midlands

  • Lawrence Sheriff School - Rugby, CV21 3AG

East Midlands

  • Hampton Gardens - Peterborough, PE7 8HR

  • Noel Baker - Derby, DE24 0BR


  • Kings Langley Secondary School - WD4 9HN

  • Addington Valley Academy - Croydon, CR0 9AZ

If you, or somebody you know, is local to this school and think you would be a great fit for the role, please get in touch!

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