Fife Sports and Leisure Trust

Work with us

Come and work for Fife's biggest leisure employer.

We look for people who are interested in people, helping them to achieve their goals and feel better about themselves. We aim to provide each customer with an enjoyable experience with the very best customer service. To do this, we need enthusiastic and committed people and in return we'll provide you with first-class training and a great benefits package. 

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The following posts are advertised on the myjobscotland. Click the links to apply for more details.

Casual Trampolining Instructors Level 1 & Level 2 (FSLT00471)
Various locations within Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Closing Date: 29/02/2024

Casual Badminton Instructor Level 1 & Level 2 (FSLT00466)
Various locations within Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Closing Date: 29/02/2024

Casual Athletics Instructors Level 1 & Level 2 (FSLT00464)
Various locations within Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Closing Date: 29/02/2024

Casual Tennis Instructor Level 1 & Level 2 (FSLT00470)
Various locations within Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Closing Date: 29/02/2024

Casual Gymnastics Instructor Level 1 & Level 2 (FSLT00469)
Various locations within Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Closing Date: 29/02/2024

Casual Dance Instructors Level 1 & Level 2 (FSLT00468)
Various locations within Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Closing Date: 29/02/2024

Casual Basketball Instructor Level 1 & Level 2 (FSLT00467) 
Various locations within Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Closing Date: 29/02/2024

Casual Swimming Instructors (FSLT00463)
Various locations in Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Closing Date: 17/03/2024

12 Hour Part-time Swimming Instructor (FSLT00474)
Carnegie Leisure Centre
Closing Date: 17/03/2024

12 Hour Part-time Swimming Instructor (FSLT00504)
Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre
Closing Date: 17/03/2024

Full-time Leisure Attendant (FSLT00505)
Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre
Closing Date: 03/03/2024

25.75 Hour Part-time Swimming Instructor (FSLT00506)
Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre
Closing Date: 17/03/2024

Temporary Full-time Health & Wellbeing instructor (FSLT00507)
Duloch Leisure Centre
Closing Date: 10/03/2024

Freelance group fitness Instructor
Various locations throughout Fife
Closing date: Ongoing


Sports Coaches
Fife Sports and Leisure Trust are hoping to engage with qualified sports coaches and are inviting you to get in touch for an informal chat about opportunities to deliver coaching sessions.

If you are interested, please click here to register.



Current training courses 

Fife has a shortage of Leisure Attendants and Swimming Instructors. The NPLQ or SSTQ courses will unlock many employment opportunities for those aged 16 and over. 

Leisure Attendants - NPLQ
To become a Leisure Attendant, you need to complete a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. This is a 36 hour 5 day course which costs £280.

Book 2024 NPLQ courses now by calling the numbers below


  • Monday 1st - Friday 5th April - East Sands Leisure Centre (fully booked)
  • Monday 8th - Friday 12th April - Inverkeithing High School


  • Monday 1st - Friday 5th July - Cupar Sports Centre (fully booked)
  • Monday 8th - Friday 12th July - Lochgelly High School
  • Monday 5th - Friday 9th August - Carnegie Leisure Centre
  • Monday 12th - Friday 16th August - Inverkeithing High School


  • Monday 7th - Friday 11th - Lochgelly High School
  • Monday14th - Friday 18th - Carnegie Leisure Centre

Contact the venue below to secure your place

  • Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre 01592 602305
  • East Sands Leisure Centre 01334 659473
  • Cupar Sports Centre 01334 659324
  • Inverkeithing High School 01383 602349
  • Carnegie Leisure Centre 01383 602304
  • Lochgelly High School 01592 583493


Swimming Instructors - SSTQ
To become a Swimming Instructor you need to complete the Scottish Swimming Teacher Qualification. This is the industry standard for those who wish to teach unsupervised to groups of swimmers with a range of abilities. 

The 8 day course costs £550 participants can apply for funding from subsidy of £100 from Sportscotland. Candidates must apply directly to Scottish Swimming by submitting a SSTQ Subsidy form to prior to the first day of the course. See below latest course information.

  • Starts 26th March (book before 12th March)
    Michael Woods Sports & Leisure Centre, click here to learn more. 
  • Starts 16th June  (book before 14th June 2024)
    Carnegie Leisure Centre, click here to learn more.
  • Starts 21st September
    Cupar Sports Centre, booking link coming soon.




Work with us and help inspire the next generation! 

We are looking to increase the number of children’s activity sessions and we are searching for qualified sports coaches to join our team to help us with this.

Do you have experience in coaching any of the following

• Racquet sports
• Gymnastics
• Dance
• Athletics
• Trampolining 
• Football
• Martial Arts
• and more

We are inviting those interested to complete the note of interest form, see link below. We'll then be in touch for an informal chat about opportunities to deliver coaching sessions.

  Click here for more details





Unlimited access

Free access to our leisure centres

As a full-time or part-time member of staff, you can access many staff benefits.

One of the most popular is our Active Staff Card gives you access to all leisure facilities. This means you can swim, visit the gym or attend any of our fitness classes for free!


Staff training

Personal Learning & Development

Staff receive regular training, this is done through our Learning & Development programme, courses include;

  • Child Protection
  • First Aid
  • Defibrillator Training 
  • Diversity & Inclusion


30% staff discount offer

Exclusive Friends & Family Offer

Both contracted and casual employees also have the opportunity to introduce up to 5 members of their family or friends to join our Leisure Active membership.

The discount offers 30% of any membership option




Living Wage Scotland

We are a Living Wage Scotland employer

The Living Wage is calculated according to what employees need to live on.

The current rate is £10.90 and is independently calculated each year in November and applies to all employees aged 18 and over.



Staff training

Employee discounts and cashback

access to a leading employee benefits package for discounts and cashback on
purchase from many high street names, including;

  • Halfords
  • Jet2Holidays
  • Costa 
  • Asda


staff pension

Pension with
generous contribution

Our staff have access to a Local Authority defined benefits Pension Scheme, with a generous contribution from the employer.







Recognition and reward programme

Recognition and reward

As part of the recognition and reward scheme. The winning staff members are chosen based on their ability to demonstrate behaviours that deliver a great experience to our customers and their fellow employees. Winners will receive a high street voucher of their choice.


Hybrid and flexible working

Hybrid and flexible working opportunities

Opportunities for hybrid and flexible working where employees have the opportunity to split their time between the workplace and working from home or remotely.



staff holidays

33 days holiday rising to 38 after 5 years

Staff can enjoy a total of 33 days including public holidays, 6 of which are fixed.

After 5 years of service, this number increases to 38 days. 




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If you would like us to keep you up to date with the latest training and recruitment opportunities offered by Fife Sports and Leisure Trust please complete the details on this form.