Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer

London, United Kingdom
 £15,842 to £16,766 p.a. pro rata
17 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Part Time

Are you customer focused and dedicated to providing an excellent service? Do you have an NVQ Level 3 Personal Training qualification or equivalent?

The University of Leeds has made a significant investment into its sporting facilities with a £1.2 million gym and studio refurbishment, a boathouse and a £5 million investment to create the UK’s first purpose-built triathlon training centre and 1.6km cycle circuit. The on-campus Sport and Physical Activity facilities cater for over 17,000 members, and facilities include a state of the art 250 station fitness suite, a 25 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, studios, indoor climbing wall, squash courts and the largest indoor sports hall in Leeds.

As a Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer you will be responsive to member needs, being regularly available to provide help and advice on the gym floor. You will have a Personal Training and Group Exercise qualification, and experience of working in the fitness industry. With knowledge and experience of designing and delivering personal training, fitness testing, and group exercise, you will have the ability to inspire and instruct our members and wider community to achieve their health and fitness goals.

You will be required to work on a shift based system, which includes the requirement for you to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, University closure days and bank holidays. Hours of work will be variable dependent upon the needs of the business. You will be primarily based at one of our designated sports facilities, however will be required to work at any of our sports facilities when requried. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Mike Potter, Assistant Operations Manager (Health and Fitness)

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4921; email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Facilities Directorate
School/Institute: Commercial & Campus Support Services
Section: Sport & Physical Activity (SPA)
Category: Operational Support
Grade: Grade 2
Salary: £15,842 to £16,766 p.a. pro rata Hours of Personal Training delivery are subject to market rate adjustment to £12.95 per hour
Working Time: Hours of work will be variable dependent upon the needs of the business.
Post Type: Hourly/Variable
Contract Type: Ongoing
Closing Date: Sunday 22 September 2019
Interview Date: Friday 04 October 2019
Downloads: Candidate Brief