Assistant Yard Manager

Salary:

£22,068 - £26,467 per annum

Location:

Lee Valley Riding Centre (E10 7QL)

Type of position:

Permanent

Join our team (plus our 60 horses and ponies) at our BHS accredited riding school, training centre and livery yard.

37.5 hours per week - Monday to Sunday shift rota


We are keen to hear from those who have experience of working in a commercial riding school. You will provide riding lessons and lectures to customers and Working Pupils. You will assist in leading our team of staff to provide the best possible care to our horses. Working unsupervised under the guidance of our Yard Manager, you meet deadlines, work reliably and responsibly and be a key part of our dedicated team. There will be some sole charge, with the support of an experienced senior team. An ability to develop a rapport and create a positive experience for customers is a must, as are great communication skills to enable you to engage with our wider team of livery yard managers, riding instructors, customer service assistants and working pupils.


Lee Valley Riding Centre is a BHS accredited riding school, training centre and livery yard. The riding school has horses and ponies working at a variety of levels for riders from complete beginners to BHS Stage 3. The Centre’s five star livery yard has 31 full livery stables, with a range of horses from leisure to competition horses. The centre has the capacity to stable up to 100 horses.


You will need experience of working on a commercial riding school and livery yard with competition horses. You will assist in leading our team of staff to provide the best possible care to the horses on site. You will provide riding lessons and lectures to customers and Working Pupils.


You will work unsupervised under the guidance of the Yard Manager, make decisions and meet deadlines, work reliably and responsibly and be a key part of our dedicated team. You will live on site, providing shift cover to look after the welfare of the horses, including overnight.


An ability to develop a rapport and create a positive experience for customers is a must, have great communication skills to enable you to engage with our wider team of riding school riding instructors, customer service assistants, grooms and working pupils.


Successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau, for which assistance will be given.


If you feel that you have the right blend of personality and skills for this role please complete an application form (download from the link below) and return it to jobs@leevalleypark.org.uk.


Closing date: 9 January 2022

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date,
you should assume you have been unsuccessful

  • We are an equal opportunities employer

  • We reserve the right to amend the closing date of this advert

  • No agencies please