Department of Sport

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 Group X instructor 714 x 335

We're looking for exceptional people to support our ambitious programme providing sport, health and wellbeing opportunities for our University and wider community. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

Please see below for ongoing opportunities within our team and links to view current University opportunities.

Current opportunities

Student Sports Club Support Assistants - National and Premier Leagues

This role represents an exciting opportunity to support our student clubs at key competitions, matches, tournaments and training sessions.

Located primarily at the Highfields and Riverside sports grounds, responsibilities will include: opening and close of venues, supervision of activities; equipment and pitch set up; facility and changing allocation; admission control; 1st aid reporting and support; ensuring the health, safety and welfare of customers.

Hours of work are by mutual agreement, but requirement will be primarily Saturday and Sunday, with some evenings. Full training is provided.

Rate of pay: £12.32 p/hr

To register your interest, please send your CV and supporting information to:


Fitness Instructors

To provide a high quality, friendly, well organised and professional service to the department’s customers within the University’s fitness facilities; to support the delivery of an inspiring and motivating environment;

Responsibilities include, new member inductions; writing fitness programmes; delivering fitness classes; giving help and guidance to members; walking the gym floor engaging, interacting and looking after the well-being and motivation of our members.

A current NVQ level 2 qualification (or equivalent) in gym/fitness instructing is essential to this role.

Hours of work are not fixed and by mutual agreement. Full training is provided.

Rate of pay: £13.88

To register your interest, please send your CV and supporting information to:


Group exercise instructors

We're currently recruiting group exercise instructors to deliver a range of classes, specifically Pilates, Aqua, Zumba and Les Mills programmes.

Fitness qualifications and previous experience are essential as well as a commitment to deliver an excellent experience for our sport and fitness members. 

To register your interest please send your CV and supporting information to

For further information or to arrange a visit our facilities please email



University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000