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Fitness Instructor

Edge Hill Sport

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £22,681 to £24,248 per annum pro rata
These roles are part time at either 22 hours or 27.5 hours. Please view the job description for shift pattern information.
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours Per Week:  22
Closing Date:  Wednesday 27 September 2023
Reference:  EHA1666-0923
Number of Positions:  2

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About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for two Fitness Instructor to join the Edge Hill Sport team. 

With experience in the fitness and leisure industry providing personal training to a diverse user group, you will be Level 3 qualified with significant knowledge of lifestyle issues around exercise such as nutrition. 

You will have excellent communication skills with the initiative to take the lead, performing duties unsupervised. You will be able to organise your own workload and work to deadlines often in a pressured environment.

  • Post A - is available based on working hours of 22 hours per week on average over a 4-week period as per rota system in the job description document (link below)
  • Post B - is available based on working hours of 27.5 hours per week on average over a 4-week period as per rota system in the job description document (link below)

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact Sam Smith, Fitness Manager, at 

About You

As Fitness Instructor, you will:

  • Be a Level 3 qualified personal trainer with experience in the fitness and leisure industry.
  • Have excellent communication skills and the initiative to take the lead and perform duties unsupervised.
  • Be able to organise your own workload and work to deadlines in an often-pressurised environment.
  • Be highly motivated, energetic, and charismatic and always show commitment to customer care principles.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 35 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more.
  • Employee assistance programme with access to free confidential counselling sessions, legal & financial advice, and as health & wellbeing resources.
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career.
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 17.8%

Click to view our rewards and benefits package. 

About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

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