We are Hiring!

AIT SportsCo Fitness Instructor
AIT SportsCo (a wholly owned subsidiary of Athlone Institute of Technology) has a vision to
become a centre of excellence in providing a holistic approach to sport, fitness and sport
science amongst students, staff, national governing bodies of sport, sports clubs, teams,
businesses and the wider community. AIT SportsCo is now accepting applications for the
following position to join their award winning facility:

 Salary – €25,350 per year.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm Friday 30th July 2021.
Interviews will be held week commencing 9th August 2021.
Please email your C.V and cover letter to fglynn@ait.ie
Essential Qualifications
NCEF/NCEHS Instructors Certificate (or equivalent)
 Degree/National Diploma in Recreation & Leisure Management or Degree in Sports
 Minimum 1 years’ experience in a similar role
Desired Qualifications
 REP’s Ireland membership
 Strength and conditioning qualification
 Athletics Ireland Coaching qualifications
Key Duties
 Deliver customer and member retention programmes including fitness assessments,
health screening and work-out programs.
 Teach an extensive range of group exercise classes including exercise to music classes.
 Assist the Operations Manager and Duty Managers with implementation of the fitness
and exercise classes and other programming.
 Deliver service excellence through the implementation of all operational procedures to
ensure the highest levels of member service including cleaning duties in the gym,
studios and member changing areas and throughout the facility.
 Supervisory duties relating to all AIT SportsCo facilities including the Multi-Purpose Hall,
Outdoor Athletics Track and Outdoor Pitches.
 Implementation of other non-gym based activities including children’s physical exercise
activities, sports camps, seniors exercise activities, sports team fitness testing, athletics
meetings etc.
 Occasional Duty Manager shifts with additional tasks including facilities bookings, meet
& greet sports teams.
 Utilise the Leisure Management IT system thus ensuring all AIT SportsCo members and
their activity booking are scheduled and recorded on the system.
 Carry out Health and Safety checks and ensure full implementation of health and safety
procedures including regular maintenance of gym equipment.
 Ensure facilities are set-up for all scheduled activities.
 Carry out hygiene checks and cleaning duties as necessary.
 Maintenance of sports equipment & first aid equipment.
 Cash Management –collecting payment for activities and ensuring adherence to cash
control procedure.
 Additional duties as assigned by your line manager.
This role requires a high levels of flexibility in relation to hours of work including regular
evening and weekend work and split shifts.
Key Competencies
Adaptability, Flexibility, Team Player, Integrity, Customer Focussed, Commercially Aware
Must have previous experience in teaching group exercise classes.