Senior Fitness Instructor - Maternity cover - TTO

University of the West of England, Bristol - Estates & Facilities - Centre for Sport

Salary details: Salary will be pro-rated to 19.5 hours per week over 39 weeks of term time only.
Duration of post: Fixed term
Fixed Term end date: 27 March 2019
Fixed term period (yrs/mths): 12 months

Job overview:

The Centre for Sport have a fixed term, vacancy for a Senior Fitness Instructor to cover maternity leave and to act as a supervisor for the casual fitness instructors and to undertake the role of senior fitness instructor, in order to ensure the smooth operation of the Centre for Sports.

This will include its facilities, activity programme, class instruction and supervision of customers using the facilities. Ensuring at all times that health and safety regulations and normal operating procedures are adhered to.

The post is part time for up to one year to cover maternity leave or the earlier return of the post holder.

The role is based on the Frenchay campus working between two gyms on site. The role is on a rota and includes some early starts and working during the evenings but does not currently include weekend work.

The hours are 19.5 per week, term time only, over 39 weeks and is part of a shift pattern which is;

Tuesday 13:45-20:15
Wednesday 07:15-13:45
Thursday 07:15-13:45

These posts require an enhanced DBS clearance.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • holiday pay is paid as part of your salary
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

Frenchay campus - we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed - with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Laurence Gully on 0117 32 86200 or email to:

Full time/part time: Part time

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