Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Fitness Coach

United Kingdom

Closing in 12 days

Job title

Fitness Coach

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Operational Services Monthly grade 3 from £21254 to £23144 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

Part-time, term time only and fixed-term for 12 months

An opportunity has arisen to be at the forefront of exciting developments at the Performance Centre of Loughborough University. You will be working alongside world-class athletes, including multiple Olympic and Commonwealth medallists, Boxing Centre of Excellence athletes, professional team sports men and women, among many more. You will expect to deliver an excellent calibre of customer care to our diverse range of customers, whilst maintaining high facility standards. Furthermore, you will need to ensure you have a broad understanding of relevant scientific principles, research, and contemporary training principles and how this can be applied into practice.

Loughborough Sport is undergoing a multi-million development of the Performance Centre, expanding our strength and conditioning gym which will work in collaboration with performance support services to form an unparalleled, world-leading eco-system. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering individual training sessions, group workshops and gym-floor classes to an exceptional standard. Uniquely, you will have the opportunity to form this provision by implementing your own relevant initiatives, adding value to the facility but providing an unrivalled opportunity for personal development at a world-leading institution.

You will supplement the development of a culture which delivers industry leading levels of customer participation through interaction, involvement, friendliness, and innovation. You will also be responsible for day-to-day operations of the facility, ensuring it is safe, clean, and tidy at all times.

To comply with The Working Time Regulations applicants must be aged 18+ and will in due course be required to provide a Disclosure Statement (for more information visit the disclosure website https:// www. gov.uk/disclosure-barring- service-check).

Normal working pattern will be Friday and weekend shifts and there is a 12.5% shift allowance.

Informal enquiries should be made to Greg Handsley, Gyms Manager by email at [email protected]

Closing date: Monday 9 October 2023

Interview date: w/c 16 October 2023

Further details available here.

Loughborough University is committed to achieving equality and valuing diversity in all aspects of employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Fitness Coach


Loughborough University


United Kingdom


September 13, 2023

Application deadline

October 09, 2023

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Business and Economics,Education

About the employer

The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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