We're committed to promoting professional development and providing both established professionals and those starting their career in the leisure industry with the opportunity to work as part of the team at UCS Active.

Commercial Director / University College School, Hampstead

Commercial Director
University College School, Frognal, Hampstead

Permanent Full –time 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday – Friday inclusive but may be require to work weekends and Public Holiday:

Salary c. £65,000 per annum
Start date June 2018

The Commercial Director will lead and manage UCS Active - a private members fitness club - and will generate revenue from non-educational use of all UCS facilities. This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial manager with strong commercial and leadership skills. Experience in working within the leisure and fitness club industry is desirable, but not essential.  The fitness club is used fully by the UCS schools between the hours of 0800 -1800 during term time and the Commercial Director will have a strong working relationship with the Foundation Director of Sport.

The successful candidate will be an important member of the UCS Foundation Leadership Team and will need to bridge the gap between the educational and non-educational usage of UCS Facilities.

For application details please refer to our website

Application forms should be sent to

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm 23rd January 2018.
Interviews:  1 February 2018.

Please note that we reserve the right to interview candidates before the stated closing date; we would therefore welcome early applications.
UCS is fully committed to the safeguarding of children. All applicants for this post must be prepared to undergo child protection screening.

Lifeguards and Receptionists

We're committed to providing young people with the opportunity to work as part of the team at UCS Active. 


Whether it's a first step on the ladder to a career in the leisure industry, helping them to achieve financial independence or a part-time role whilst studying, all of our receptionists and lifeguards are in, or have recently completed, further or higher education.  

We're currently recruiting and if you'd like to apply, please send your CV to


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Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor(Freelance/Contractor)

We are looking for a Freelance/Contractor Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor qualified to R.E.P.S level 3 or above and able to teach a variety of group exercise classes.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in the fitness industry and must be able to work evenings and weekends. It is essential that you can teach group exercise classes. The role will be split from working 15-20 hours as a fitness instructor and additional hours as a personal trainer at UCS Active.

UCS is committed to safeguarding and welfare of children, and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

Please send CVs to