Fitness Instructor Opportunity


Fitness Instructor


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Reporting to the Fitness Manager, the incumbent will work as an individual in a team environment to drive the success of the gymnasium and overall organisation. It will be expected that the incumbent maintain a well-groomed, professional and business like appearance at all times.



  • Conducting full gym tours with prospective members;
  • Presenting the different gym pricing options to prospective members;
  • Assisting members in completing various health and fitness assessments;
  • Prescribing effective exercise programmes and advice to members, depending on the individual needs of the member;
  • Correcting exercise techniques where and when appropriate and providing alternative exercises to members based on needs of the members;
  • Being solution-driven and assisting members in solving any queries that may arise from time-to-time;
  • Establishing, maintaining and growing sound positive relationships with fellow staff and organisation departments, suppliers, vendors, tenants and gym members;
  • Ensuring that all weights and equipment are neatly and correctly stored and accessible at all times;
  • Ensuring that members adhere to the various access control processes;
  • Willingness to teach floor and studio-based exercise to music classes;
  • Ensuring ethical, honest and responsible conduct at all times;
  • Ensuring adherence  to Occupational Health and Safety regulations, gym rules and organisation policy and procedures at all times;
  • Performing all necessary administrative functions for the position.


  • Relevant qualification in Health and Fitness;
  • Experience in the sport/health/fitness industry, including experience with gym equipment, exercise benefits, physical and health assessments and interpretation thereof;
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;
  • Effective conflict management skills and techniques;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good attention to detail.

Closing date: 21 August 2015

Commencement of duties: As soon as possible

Enquiries regarding the job content: Francois Kotze at

Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Susan Visagie at

Enquiries regarding technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753


Maties Gymnasium reserves the right to extend the closing date if deemed appropriate and also not to make an appointment to this position. Applicants may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.


Maties Gymnasium reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application comprising of a comprehensive curriculum vitae must reach the University before or on the closing date.


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Should Maties Gymnasium  not contact you within two weeks after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. 

Posted on 06 Aug 12:02

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