FITNESS & FUNCTIONAL INSTRUCTOR

  • Arrecife
  • Club La Santa
Come work at the world's biggest sports resortClub La Santa is the world’s biggest sports resort – and we continue to set the standard for active and fun holidays.At Club La Santa, guests can enjoy more than 80 different sports on state-of-the-art facilities and 500 weekly activities and instructed lessons – all included in the stay! With almost 496 rooms spanning from one-bedroom apartments to luxurious suites, we host approximately 1600 guests at maximum capacity. We are also a beloved destination for many national sports teams and professional athletes.The resort is located near La Santa village on the north-western coast of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. It is an English speaking resort with the majority of guests from Denmark, United Kingdom and Germany. Work and responsibilitiesWorking within the Fitness & Functional department at Club La Santa you will be responsible for teaching a wide range of fitness instructions daily.You will be coaching and inspiring clients, motivating a broad range of ages and fitness levels. The main classes you will be teaching are: Functional Training, Kettlebell Training, Circuit Fusion, TRX classes, CrossFit Introduction, CrossFit Conditioning, CrossFit Experienced and Functional Swim Workout. We also offer personal instructions which could be focused on giving clients 1-2-1 attention on learning something new or improving existing movement. Delivering the best service to our clients whether it is individually, or a group environment is extremely important. Working within the Green Team you might be required to work in other areas, like Sports Booking, morning runs, events, evening entertainment, etc. You will work on a flexible schedule that is dynamic and changing. Your working days will be varied in tasks and hours. You will refer directly to the In-Charge of Fitness & Functional (in Lanzarote). Furthermore, you will be a part of the Green Team consisting of around 60 sports instructors and with more than 450 colleagues across 3 countries, you will be part of a big hotel operation. QualificationsPersonal trainer, group functional fitness instructor or hold the CrossFit L1 or above. Other qualifications are desirable, eg. Strength and Conditioning, kettlebells, TRX, Olympic weightlifting.Ideally 3 years teaching experience within the fitness environment.Ability to teach, correct and motivate fitness classes with a diverse client base, with individual needs.Have the knowledge to plan and program your own workouts and instructions that are varied, challenging, fun and safe.Possess an in-depth knowledge and understanding of how to use the machines in a fitness centre and be able to explain this when required. Possess an in-depth knowledge of a wide range of fitness and functional fitness exercises and be able to see and correct faults in movement patterns.Fluent in English. Secondary Spanish and/or Danish. Candidate profileWillingness to learn. You are keen to develop and learn from different people with different views on how to approach different teaching scenarios. Interpersonal communication skills. You are clear and adaptable as a Fitness Instructor when communicating to our guests. You know how to teach, motivate, and inspire in different settings. Professional. You are positive in delivering Club La Santa’s uncompromising high standards every day. You can work efficiently to the difference between private and professional life with colleagues and guests.Teamwork. You are helpful, flexible and can pro-actively collaborate with the rest of our fitness instructors, as well as wider team.Independent. You are a self-starter, able to take responsibility and work diligently by yourself.  Organised. Industrious through our differing high and low season styles of working. Pro-active. You are creative in finding solutions and you have an interest in keeping our areas presented to a high standard. Active. Passionate about all thing’s fitness and functional related.  What do we offerPermanent full time contract with 40 hrs. working week and 2 days off.The salary is 1,392.79 € bruto per month, 12 times a year. You will also receive three extra payments during the year: December, June and Holiday pay. These amounts will be calculated proportionally to the number of months the employee has been employed. The max you can receive is 1,336.42 € bruto (up to three times per year). One free lunch will be provided on all working days.Holiday: 30 days a year + 18 extra days of holiday as compensation for work on public holidays including holiday pay.Subsidised shared accommodation at 191.76 € per month (the apartment is shared with another employee and consists of a living room with a small kitchen, bathroom and one bedroom). Full use of world-class sporting facilities at Club La Santa.Spanish Residency allowing for discounted travel within the Canary Islands and mainland Spain.A learning environment with different possibilities to develop professionally and personally.Support in organising the necessary documentation required for foreigners upon arrival in Spain.