CS-285-24-R - Health and Fitness Instructor

University of Kent
February 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£21,630 to £23,144
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Contract Type:Permanent
Working Time:Full time
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Health and Fitness Instructor Sport Location: Canterbury

Salary: £21,630 to £23,144 per annum Grade: Grade 4 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Thursday 18 January 2024 Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 15 February 2024 (unless otherwise stated) Reference: CS-285-24-R

Do you have a passion for physical activity and wellbeing? Kent Sport has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Health and Fitness Instructor to compliment the Health and Fitness Team. You will help to ensure the efficient and effective day-to-day running of the health, fitness and dance studio facilities at the University of Kent.

In your role you will help to support and deliver established fitness services, group exercise timetables and an annual calendar of health and fitness events and promotions, supporting the wider departmental strategy. You will play a key part in ensuring facilities and services remain inclusive and accessible to all.

What will help you make a difference?

This role is centred on practical delivery and customer support in the fitness suites and studio. Working under the leadership of the Health, Fitness and Performance Manager, you will be team focused and able to work effectively to contribute to the delivery of outstanding customer service whilst ensuring a professional and positive user experience for all.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills including communication and leadership skills, with a flexible approach to working within a rota shift pattern supporting operational needs.

Rewarding your contribution

You will enjoy a friendly, open and collaborative working environment and support in your development and wellbeing, along with a range of great staff benefits including:

• 43 days' leave per year (personal leave, bank holidays and additional days allocated for the Christmas period, pro rata for part-time staff)

• an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions

• study while you work discounts, cycle to work scheme, local business discounts

• on-site parking

What we are looking for in the right candidate:

• A professional qualification in Health & Fitness (Level 2/3 Health and Fitness qualification/PT) and Group Exercise/Coaching qualifications

• Proven experience of working in a dynamic and service driven fitness environment and experience of leading various exercise classes

• A practical understanding and experience of health and fitness training principles and prescription along with excellent customer service skills.

Meet your team:

Your new role is part of Kent Sport where we provide facilities and a diverse health, fitness and sporting programme to nearly 18,000 students, 2,000 staff and the community as a whole. It is a sporting hub for the county. Kent Sport has grown significantly as a department in recent years both in terms of its staffing structure, but also the facilities and services available to its members.

https:// www. kent.ac.uk/sports/

If you require further information regarding the online application process, please contact [email protected] quoting reference number: CS-285-24-R

Please note - applications must be made via the University's online application system.

Please refer to the job description for a full list of duties. Your application should clearly address the essential and desirable requirements of the Person Specification, this is how your application is scored. You should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. Please ensure that you upload a covering letter as part of the application process.

Further details: Job Description Additional Information

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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.

Applications must be made via the University's online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels.


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