Fitness Trainer - Northfield School & Sports College

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Closed for applications on 01/12/2023 12:00
Grade E point 5-6 , £23,500 - £23,893 (actual pay)
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37 hours per week (permanent, whole time) worked on a shift rota basis
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Schools - Support
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1 Dec
Further Information
Vacancy:                  Fitness Trainer
Start:                         ASAP
Salary:                      Grade E point 5-6, £23,500 - £23,893 (actual pay)

Working pattern: 37 hours per week (permanent, whole time) worked on a shift rota basis
Closing Date:         Friday 1st December 2023, 12 noon

‘Pupils behave well. Staff and pupils get on well’ - Ofsted, February 2023
Northfield School is a large 11-16 school and specialist sports college.  We are an ambitious and inclusive school with state of the art facilities and interactive technology in a well-resourced newly refurbished main building and a separate new Year 7 school.
Following an inspection in February 2023, Ofsted judged the school to be good in all areas. Results in the summer continued the upward trend. This is a great time to join our school.
Northfield Sportsdrome is a busy and vibrant school and community sports facility and we are looking to appoint a Fitness Trainer to cover a range of duties and responsibilities.  Principally you will carry out fitness inductions and provide professional instruction on the safe and effective use of exercise equipment located in the fitness suite and exercise areas throughout the Sportsdrome.  You will be proficient at preparing fitness programmes for gym members, and updating programmes appropriately following fitness reviews.
Excellent team working, organisational, and communication skills, both written and verbal are essential, alongside the ability to work effectively to tight deadlines whilst prioritising your workload efficiently and effectively using your own initiative. You will also be a confident IT user with an excellent level of proficiency and experience in a range of IT systems.
You will be friendly, approachable, enthusiastic, energetic, and self-motivated in order to meet the varying demands of a school and community use facility.  You will have current or recent experience of teaching a variety of exercise classes, and practical gym experience.
The successful applicant will work a shift rota to include daytime, evenings, and weekend working.  Please refer to the job description and person specification when applying for this post.
An official application form and further details are available on our web page www.northfieldssc.org and should be returned to HR@northfieldssc.org

Alternatively, applications are also accepted by post (FAO Catherine Frost). NB: we do not accept CV’s.

Visits to the school are welcome by appointment; please call Catherine Frost on 01642 557373 or email using the details above.


The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The posts are subject to enhanced disbarring bureau service disclosure.
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This job is closed for applications.