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Various areas throughout the City Glasgow
£23,148.43 - £24,638.48 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
15 hours per week

Job Description

Glasgow Life are recruiting for part-time Gym Instructors (15h, 17.5h and 20h contracts). Hourly Rate £12.68 - £13.50. 
Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them. Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors. To support our members who are looking forward to prioritising their health and fitness goals, we are looking to add to our fantastic team of Gym Instructors.
As a Gym Instructor you’ll play a key role in the members fitness journey, providing a variety of fitness programmes and delivering a range of fitness activities to suit everybody. You’ll be involved in promoting health and fitness at local and citywide events. You’ll gather gym user information and oversee the general safety and behaviour of customers to prevent injury, misuse and damage to facilities and equipment. The safety of our customers and staff is paramount so you’ll follow industry and government guidelines and protocols to provide a safe environment, helping with the preparation and cleaning of the facility and maintenance of equipment. To ensure that Glasgow Club can deliver the best experience to its customers, you will need to be flexible and adaptable to change and delivering new activities.
To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:
• Level 2/3 Health and Fitness Qualification in Gym, Exercise and Fitness Knowledge
• Good interpersonal skills to engage and motivate members
• Fitness Coaching qualifications in group fitness activities or the flexibility to learn new skills
• The ability to work confidently with fitness programming software such as My Wellness
• Previous gym experience

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.

These positions are offered on a part time basis - 15, 17.5 and 20 hour contracts are available, with a shift rotation over 7 days, including early starts, evening finishes and weekends.
Example part time shifts include weekday mornings 6am to 10.30am, weekday evenings 4.30pm to 10.30pm, weekends 7.45am to 1.45pm and 2pm to 8.30pm, start and finishing times of shifts may vary from venue to venue. You'll have the option to either work on a shift rotation or have set hours and this will be discussed at interview.
We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.
In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 30 days (rising to 35 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.
Important Dates : Closing Date: 7th Januarys 2024 , Interviews provisionally scheduled to take place during week commencing 15th January 2024
Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website

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