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Senior Sports Coordinator - 16 Hours


Senior Sports Coordinator - 16 Hours
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Senior Sports Coordinator


Salary: £7,925.19 – £9,510.05 (based on a FTE of £18,327 - £ 21,992 per annum) -  Please note this is subject to agreement in line with September 2022 salary increases but the amounts shown are a minimum of what you will earn and if any changes are made they will be increases on the amount shown. 

Hours: 16 hours per week

Location: Plympton Academy 

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 14th August 2022

Interview Date: TBC


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in the sports and leisure industry? 


If you are a qualified Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer or a University student wanting hours to suit round your studies or simply looking for a part-time role this could be the opportunity for you.


Your new role

We are looking for candidates with passion for sport and the leisure industry. You will have the chance to build and develop your skills in our growing business and we are looking for a customer focused Senior Sports Coordinator to help us deliver a first-class leisure experience


What you will need to succeed

The role will oversee many responsibilities including the preparation of all areas for activities and ensuring a welcoming front of house presence is delivered when the centre is open.  You will have excellent customer service and a positive approach.

You will help with everyday operations including maintenance of our machines and 3G pitch. As well as be a point of contact for both members and prospective members. This will include being an advocate for our Thinking Fitness brand in the wider community.

You will have to be flexible with working hours and will be expected to work a mix of evenings and weekends.

For a full list of duties and responsibilities please see the attached JD


Our Gyms

Thinking Fitness is a family of gyms within the Thinking Schools Academy Trust. Connected to schools across the South of England, the gyms recycle all profits back into the Trust, helping support our aim of transforming life chances for all our children.

In September 2022 we will open our brand new gym on the site of Rochester Grammar School site. The gym will boast the latest high-quality equipment and an exciting class timetable in line with our other gyms.

For more information about Thinking Fitness please click here


What we can offer you:

  • Free gym membership
  • Great CPD and training
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas   

What you need to do now:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us at a really exciting time for the HR team, as we continue to grow and enhance the professional services that we provide. If you are interested in joining our growing Multi-Academy Trust and developing your career, please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms  

If you experience any issues in applying for this role or would like to arrange an informal chat please email 

If this position  is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please click here to join our Talent Pool.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Senior Sports Coordinator Job Description.pdf


Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via