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Health & Fitness Instructor

Job title Health & Fitness Instructor

Department Sports Development & Recreation

Salary Starting from £18,529, rising to £19,623 + 10% shift allowance

Grade Grade 3

Placed on Thursday 06 January 2022

Closing date Sunday 06 February 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC9026

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At Team Bath, we boast fantastic sports and fitness facilities within our iconic £35m Sports Training Village. Whilst we take great pride in our inspiring spaces and our sporting heritage, it’s the energy of our people and our customers that truly matters. We’re customer obsessed and pride ourselves in creating fantastic memories and feelings for our customers.

We wish to appoint staff to join our Health and Fitness team who share these values of customer experience and a people-focussed approach. We want you to use your personality to make customers feel like this is a home from home.

The Team Bath Gym and Fitness Centre is a unique environment aimed to target the student population, athletes and the general public. The Health & Fitness provision has recently undergone a substantial expansion leading to a new larger gym designed to cater for the growing membership base. In addition to the gym there are two purpose-built studios to hold in excess of 100 classes per week.

This is an opportunity to become part of a professional and progressive organisation at the leading edge of sport, health and fitness. We pride ourselves on upholding excellent customer service and delivering fun, energetic and motivational group classes. Excellent communication skills with a genuine passion to help people get results is essential to the role.

You are required to hold a minimum level 3 PT qualification. Qualifications in group exercise classes, or a desire to teach are essential.

The gym is open 7 days a week (from 6.30am - 10pm weekdays, and 8am-7pm on weekends) and this role will involve early, late and weekend shifts. There is also the added benefit of opportunities to teach additional classes and build a personal training base to supplement your income.

The successful candidate will be passionate about the industry, show sound knowledge learned from their fitness qualifications and desire to develop themselves through ongoing learning.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sam Holmes, Health & Fitness Manager (sh931@bath.ac.uk), however, please submit your application via the University website along with a copy of your up-to-date CV.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package
  • able to offer you a very generous employer contributory pension
  • an employer who wants you to enjoy a work life balance and we offer a generous annual leave allowance to recognise that. 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters into any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. as part of this, where possible, we’d like you to remove all personal details from your CV e.g. your name, date of birth, location details, email address, photograph