Learning Support Technician - Fitness

Paignton, Devon
£7,660 - £8,517 (pro rata of £17,717 - £19,699) [FTE: 0.4324]
14 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Salary: £7,660 - £8,517 (pro rata of £17,717 - £19,699) [FTE: 0.4324]

Contract Type: Fractional, 16 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, Fixed term until 31st September 2018

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is an outstanding Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

We are currently recruiting for a Learning Support Technician to join our Sport, Health & Fitness section here at South Devon College.  You will be required to support the smooth running and promotion of Active Wellbeing membership and the Adult Fitness Instructor Academy, in addition to delivering cross-college health, fitness and wellbeing sessions.

The successful candidate will hold, or be working towards Level 2 Fitness Instructor certificate in Gym Instructing and Exercise to Music.  You will need to have experience of working in a leisure setting and delivering a range of sessions.  You will also need to have outstanding customer service skills and excellent literacy skills, enabling you to produce reports and promotional materials to a high standard. 

Benefits as follows: https://www.southdevon.ac.uk/jobs

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 24th September 2017

Interview Date: Friday 29th September 2017

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.



This College is committed to safeguarding, the protection and welfare of learners, including children and young people and meeting its requirements under the PREVENT strategy. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. Safeguarding covers, for instance, health and safety, equality and diversity and guarding against radicalisation and extremism.

All our staff, learners and services are expected to uphold and promote the fundamental principles of human rights and British values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

Other Duties

Perform all of the above duties in accordance with College policies, procedures and regulations on Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities, Quality Assurance, financial matters and Data Protection Act.  The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description for the post.  The particular duties and responsibilities attached to posts may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.  Such variations are a common occurrence and would not of themselves justify the re-evaluation of a post.  In case, however, where a permanent and substantial change in the duties and responsibilities of the post occurs, then the post would be eligible for re-evaluation.