Group Fitness Instructors - All Locations

Group Fitness Instructors - All Locations

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Group Fitness Instructors - All Locations
Position Type
Multiple Clubs
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About the Position

Since opening our Clarkson club 16 years ago, Surge Fitness has organically grown to 5 major locations with a focus on quality over quantity. It is this commitment to excellence that has put us at the forefront of health club services, with the primary goal of delivering on our purpose of making a difference, changing lives and building healthy communities.

Your Role

Working at Surge Fitness

We promise our members a safe, caring and engaging environment to achieve their health and fitness goals. That is why we recruit fitness professionals who have the skills, qualifications and experience to guide them on their journey.

Our timetables feature a combination of Les Mills, Surge Balance programs such as Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Reformer Pilates, freestyle Cycle with Stages Bikes and Power Meters (the official bike of Team Sky/USA).

Our studios and functional training zones have been configured to provide the ultimate boutique and immersive Group Training experience. Our intimate and deeply engaging, group training spaces are the home of our all LIVE & Virtual Cycle classes and host some of our new Surge Connect team functional training.

Your Qualifications

We have many regular formats & timetable slots available when we open, however, we are also hoping to grow our instructor covers team to assist with holidays/casual covers/corporate events and to be ready for future opportunities as our club portfolio expands.

If you teach the any of the following programs and hold the relevant certifications, we want to hear from you!

  • Les Mills- All Programs
  • Mat and Reformer Pilates
  • Boxing
  • Simulated Altitude
  • Training for Warriors L1/2
  • Freestyle Cycle
  • Yoga
  • Barre
  • Animal Flow
  • Master Functional Training
  • Kettlebells  
  • Mike Boyle CFSC
  • Myzone or LHRM Instructing
  • Something fun/new, we have not heard of yet? Happy to hear from you too!

We are also recruiting for a team of cert 3 and 4 qualified instructors to deliver our signature S Connect Functional Team Training & Beats Rhythm Cycle programs in our immersive studios. Full training and certification will be provided for successful candidates.

Surge Fitness GX Intern Program

Did you know… that all your favourite instructors were once members of a club too. Just like you?

Did you know… that at Surge Fitness, we allow our GFIs to create their own playlists with original music for all freestyle and Surge signature programs? (No covers here).

Did you know… that working as a GFI is one of the most flexible, creative and fun careers you can have?

Did you know… that many of our GFIs are parents and love the flexibility of working around school hours?

Did you know… that many of our GFIs work full and part-time in other roles too! Corporate by day- GX rock star by night! They work FIFO, office, classroom, cafe and even hospital wards!

Did you know…. that our GX team are just as diverse a a community as our members? We have so much variety of age, background, experience and culture on our team! This is what makes working out and working in Surge Fitness so rewarding.

Did you know that you don’t have to be the “strongest” “fittest” or “fastest” person to be the best coach. You just need to be the most “caring”, “safest” and excited”. You need to be genuinely excited to see progress and confidence grow in others.

Our unique Surge Fitness GX Intern Program provides coaching, mentorship and qualification to eligible members of our community seeking to start or further a career in Group Fitness Instruction.

The next intake for Surge Fitness GX IP commences mid 2023 and will include complimentary shadowing, mentoring and scholarships for instructors whishing to teach the following programs:

  • Reformer Pilates
  • Rhythm Cycle
  • Metric Cycle
  • S Connect: HIIT, Functional Training, HR Training, Boxing, Kick Boxing

All training completed will result in certification with the opportunity to gain paid employment as a GFI on the Surge Fitness timetable inspiring our members to live a healthier lifestyle.

Some programs may require a base qualification such as a cert 3 in fitness or GEL. In these instances, we can provide support by referring suitable candidates to our industry partners for a significantly discounted bridging course.

Not yet qualified and looking to study to become a GFI? We encourage all aspiring GFI to apply!

Turn your dream of working in the fitness industry into a reality with Surge Fitness Academy.  With over 15 years as a health club industry leader, Surge Fitness is now proud to partner with SR PT Education & Strike training and consulting RTO # 41500 as a fitness education provider, supporting students as they embark on a new and exciting career! Our newly established Fitness Academy specialises in the delivery of nationally accredited fitness and personal training qualifications under the guidance of our knowledgeable mentors in a practical gym setting.

Surge Fitness Academy students will gain real fitness workplace experience in our world-class facilities whilst they develop their knowledge and receive guidance from the very best mentors in the Fitness industry.

Remuneration and Benefits

Our GFIs team benefit from:

  • Initial and continued training and support.
  • Bonus $ incentives for regular classes.
  • On-site creche facilities available at selected locations.
  • Mentoring available for junior instructors of GFI in training.
  • Opportunities to help out in our community.
  • Monthly/Quarterly workshops to enhance team building & member experience.
  • Access to gain on-going qualifications and further education through our network of affiliates.
  • Complimentary gym membership*
  • Access to club creche when available*
  • Access to industry partner discounts and staff benefits.
  • As an industry leader, Surge Fitness is a proud affiliate and host of several recognised industry partners including Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, Studio Pilates, FTI, TRX, Mike Finch Animal Flow, Les Mills, Jill Miller, Yoga Training Australia, Martin Rooney Training for Warriors and many more.