Our shared vision for Uniting the Movement in Notts and Derbyshire

Making our Move
active derbyshire and active notts logo that goes to the homepage

Fitness Instructor – Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Our facilities team are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our highly successful team of more than 50 sports staff dedicated to ensuring that an NTU student’s lifestyle is much more than lectures and lie-ins.



Apply Now



£21,297 – £23,829 p.a. pro rata





Placed on

Wed 21st December, 2022



Sport / Activity

Exercise Class

Job Reference


Interview Date


Fitness Instructor JDPS November 22

You will work across Nottingham Trent University’s two high quality sport sites which boast a range of different facilities including a Climbing Wall, Sports Hall, Squash Courts, 3G pitch, Grass Pitches, Fitness Suites and more.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and well organised Fitness Instructor. You will need to hold a recognised fitness instructing qualification, ideally at a Level 2 and Level 3 Personal Trainer, and have experience of delivering both individual and group consultations and training sessions in a fitness environment. In addition to new member inductions, fitness assessments and exercise programming, duties may include delivering strength and conditioning sessions to a number of sports clubs, assisting with membership enquiries, enrolling new members, processing bookings and payments and staffing the Fitness Suite reception desks when necessary.

You will also be expected to undertake regular equipment maintenance and cleaning duties, report faults and ensure the fitness suite is safe, friendly and welcoming for our customers. With excellent interpersonal skills, you will build a rapport with fitness suite members, keeping them motivated and keen to keep up their exercise regime. You must be reliable and conscientious with great communication, organisational skills and good team work.

​​​​​​​You’ll need a flexible approach to work, as the position does involve regular evening and weekend working.

NTU Sport
If you are passionate about increasing sport and physical activity for university students, this is an amazing opportunity to join us at NTU Sport. We are committed to providing high quality sporting opportunities for our students, irrespective of their experience. We aim to create a culture where regular participation in physical activity is the norm, thereby making a significant contribution to the wellbeing and academic achievement of the NTU community. ​​​​​Join the team that is now ranked 9th out of 160 Universities in BUCS and has engaged over 11,000 students in our programmes, meaning that 1 in 3 NTU students takes part in sport.

Our Aim: To have a minimum of 70% of NTU students are regularly participating in physical activity by 2025.

Join Us
NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our colleagues with flexible and competitive packages, and the opportunities for genuine professional progress. We respect and value all our staff, because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we’ve achieved.​​​​​​​

Come and be part of our success. Apply today.