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Levenmouth Pool, KY8 4EU
£25,829 - £28,251 per year dependent on experience
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description

CONTRACT TYPE: Temporary to 31st March 2025 LOCATION: Levenmouth Swimming Pool & Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre CLOSING DATE: Sunday 25th February INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday 27th February February 2024 The Advanced Gym Instructor is overall responsible for the daily operation of the gym, delivering personal training, gym inductions and group exercise. Duties also include providing a comprehensive, one to one personal fitness assessment and personal training programmes. The purpose of the programmes is to assist clients in setting and achieving realistic fitness goals bases on each client’s needs. Ultimately, the client should be able to individually develop and follow goals based on the personal trainer’s knowledge. The Instructors may be expected to deliver some group fitness classes. Advanced Gym Instructors are expected to work independently and adhere to the guidelines of their certifying organisation, as well as all company policies and procedures. Please note that the rotas attached are indicative only. The role of the gym instructor at Fife Sports and Leisure Trust demands a commitment to a predetermined shift pattern consisting of dayshifts, backshifts and weekend work. This structured shift pattern is crucial to ensuring consistent coverage of the gym floor during peak times and maintaining the high standards of service that we strive to deliver. Some roles may attract extra non-core payments due to non-standard shift patterns. These details can be discussed at interview.


A degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant discipline SVQ Level 3 advanced gym instructor award Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.


1. Responsible for staff rotas and cover 2. Deliver personal training 3. Responsible for maintenance of the gym and reporting of faults 4. Responsible for cleaning the gym and carrying out cleanliness checks 5. Providing and creating training programmes 6. Carrying out gym inductions for new customers and new gym team members 7. Assisting with the development of the gym environment to increase customer satisfaction and retention 8. Administration and reporting duties 9. Any other gym or centre related tasks as required

The Individual

Substantial or previous experience working within the leisure environment Excellent Customer Service Knowledge and experience of developing exercises suitable for individual and group requirements. Excellent oral communication skills. Ability to be diplomatic and skilled in dealing with customers and colleagues Honesty and reliability Excellent organisational skills. An understanding of confidentiality issues and the use of discretion. Routine maintenance of fitness equipment and the gym environment Be aware of risks to individuals in exercising Ability to provide regular and effective service. Physical fitness to ensure the class/course content can be delivered in the appropriate way and demonstrations of core skills can be undertaken to ensure class participants have a full understanding of the activity Commitment to undertake continuous personal development as required by both FSLT and any appropriate professional body.
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