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Fitness Instructor

York Commercial Ltd
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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20,817.05 per annum
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Role Description

We are looking for an outgoing, enthusiastic and fully qualified professional Fitness Instructor, with a positive 'can do' attitude to contribute to the success of York Sport by providing effective, professional and high-quality fitness-based services to our members and guests, within a fitness and group exercise environment over multiple sites.

You should be qualified in exercise to music, or similar group-based exercise qualification, and have proven experience of working within the fitness and leisure industry.

You will have the ability to work using your own initiative and as part of a team. You will be required to deliver excellent customer care and will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a commitment to adding value to individuals and York Sport, through quality fitness provision.  

You will be required to work across all sports venues including York Sports Village and York Sports Centre.

This is a full-time position for 37 hours per week. The salary offered is £20,817.05 per annum.

Please note that if a suitable candidate is found, this position may close at any time.

Why Should You Apply?

  • We offer 38 annual leave days, includes the public and bank holidays
  • Car parking on premises is available and subject to competitive monthly fees
  • We provide 10% discount at on-campus catering outlets and Nisa retail shops (T&Cs apply)
  • We offer discounted postage services (National and International)
  • We provide concession rates to use York winning sports facilities, York Sports Village and York Sports Centre
  • We offer Competitive rates at Campus Nursery and Cycle to Work Schemes
  • We offer discounted rates on local retailers and services that are exclusive to YCL

York Commercial Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.


The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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