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Fitness Instructor 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and dynamic Fitness Instructor to join the team. The ideal candidate will have some experience in the Gym environment with a level 2 Gym Instructor qualification. They will have experience of delivering induction’s and programmes and offer a high level of customer focus and service. 
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to deliver Personal Training and build a client base (paid at an additional rate of pay) and cover group exercise classes if relevant qualifications are held. 

If you love helping people of all ages, have a passion for fitness and training we would love to hear from you! 

Position: Fitness Instructor 
Location: Uppingham, Oakham 
Job type: Part Time, Permanent 
Hours: average of 25 hours per week, 06:45 to 22:30, Monday to Friday, 07:30 to 18:30 on Saturdays and 07:30 to 22:30 on Sundays. 
Salary: £7.70 - £8.21 per hour, dependent upon experience and the National Minimum or National Living Wage rates, as applicable. 
Benefits: The annual holiday entitlement is 25 days per annum, pro-rated for part time employees. This includes public and bank holidays, except for the public and bank holidays that fall when the centre is closed, totalling 28 days holiday. Access to the Uppingham School Group Pension Plan. Employees will be subject to auto-enrolment legislation, but may increase their contribution after a qualifying period, subject to certain criteria. The School will match increased contributions on a 2:1 basis, up to a maximum of 10% contribution by the School. 

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 24th June 

Early applications for this role are encouraged. 

Uppingham School, founded in 1584, is one of Britain’s leading co-educational independent boarding schools. It is located in the small market town of Uppingham, amid the rolling fields of Rutland. 

The School: 
Almost 800 pupils, almost all boarders, are accommodated in fifteen boarding houses almost a mile apart. The academic year takes up about thirty-two weeks each year. Outside term time, and principally during the two summer months, the School turns itself into a commercial enterprise, putting its facilities to use for residential lettings, courses and events. 

The Sports Centre: 
The Sports Centre is a dual use facility for both Uppingham School and the local community. As well as providing a first class facility for the School’s pupils, the Centre has been designed to allow increased access by local residents, sports clubs and schools. It includes a sports hall, 25m swimming pool, gym, squash courts and dance studios. The Centre also houses the School’s PE Department and includes a hospitality suite for match-day entertaining. In November 2016, the Centre’s fitness studio was refurbished and supplied with new state-of-the-art fitness equipment creating an enhanced 60 station fitness studio. 

About the role: 
To be the first point of contact in the Fitness Studio for pupils, staff and the general public representing the Fitness Team in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner. Our Fitness Instructors will be trained to set tailor made programmes around the needs of the individual, and provide them with highest levels of customer care. 

Making sure the Fitness Studio is kept safe, clean and tidy at all times for our members and pupils to use in compliance with health and safety regulations. 
To deliver high levels of service in customer care to our members and pupils. 
Supervise pupils and ensure their safety. 
Achieve Personal Training and product sales targets. 

Main Duties: 
To maintain cover of the Fitness Studio floor and provide a high level of customer service to all members and pupils. 
Greet all visitors to the Fitness Studio in an appropriate and friendly manner. 
Deal promptly with enquiries or problems in the Fitness Studio with a friendly, kind and helpful manner. 
Carry out inductions in the Fitness Studio in line with the user’s individual goals and needs, and deliver them with great customer service. 
Complete, sign and date daily open and close procedures for the Fitness Studio. 
Complete, sign and date cleaning and maintenance schedule daily for the Fitness Studio. 
Deal with any comments or complaints positively and efficiently following correct procedures. 

About you: 
Level 2 Gym Instructor. 
PT qualification. 
Level 3 Exercise Referral. 
Group Exercise Qualifications. 

Specialist skills & experience: 
Comfortable with group instructing. 
Experience of Personalised Programme Setting. 
Six months’ experience of working in a fitness studio. 
1-2 years’ experience of working in a Fitness Studio is desirable. 
Evidence of CPD is desirable. 

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KSCiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview. 

You may have experience of the following: Fitness Instructor, Gym Instructor, Personal Trainer, Fitness Manager, Gym Manager, Leisure Assistant, Customer Service, etc.