Fitness Tutor North East

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We are currently recruiting for additional Fitness Tutor to join our fantastic team in Newcastle.  We’re looking for someone who shares our passion for helping others, who is enthusiastic with a genuine interest in supporting people to be the best they can be. 

Skills North East are a private training provider, working across the health, wellbeing and security sectors.  We are passionate about working with both employed and unemployed learners to give them the skills and knowledge to improve their lives and employment opportunities while supporting them to achieve their potential. 


As a vital member of SNE’s delivery team, you will be responsible for developing and implementing outstanding learner-focused projects. We have a new opportunity for an experienced Tutor to join the team to deliver a range of qualifications in the Fitness sector across the North East.

You will be a consummate professional, passionate about people development, and focused on delivering a high-quality service to our learners.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To effectively initial assess learners to measure existing vocational skills prior to delivery
  • Set clear goals and targets to create a plan tailored to individuals’ needs
  • Assess learner performance across a range of tasks to ensure that the evidence submitted by the learner meets the assessment criteria
  • Ensure learners produce work of a high standard and develop their skills and knowledge well
  • Classroom delivery must be a minimum standard of Ofsted grade ‘Good’
  • Ensure all appropriate paperwork is completed to validate learner attendance and progression on programme
  • Deliver information, advice and guidance to learners that appropriately prepares them for the next stage of their career
  • Support and maintain the quality assurance process for assessment, training and verification purposes, in line with Skill North East’s policies and all related Awarding Body procedures and guidelines
  • Embed and contextualise Functional Skills throughout the learners’ programme
  • Complete timely learner progress reviews and set SMART targets to ensure timely achievement
  • Embed Safeguarding, Prevent, British Values, Equality and Diversity and Health and Safety throughout the learner’s programme
  • Maintain CPD
  • Attend standardisation meetings and support continuous improvement

Essential Criteria

  • Hold a minimum of a level 4 teaching qualification
  • Hold an A1 Assessor award (or equivalent)
  • Hold a level 3 qualification in vocational area; Fitness/Gym Instructing, Personal Training, Sports Massage
  • Have at least 2 years’ occupational competence
  • At least 12 months’ classroom delivery experience
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to motivate and encourage
  • Hold a full UK driving licence and willingness to travel if required


SNE shares a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximize opportunity, minimize risk and continuously promote a culture that embraces the ethos of safeguarding amongst our workforce. An enhanced DBS check is a mandatory requirement for this post.

We receive a high number of applications for each role advertised and, although we would like to, we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not been contacted within 7 days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Thank you for your interest. 

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