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Group Health Wellness and Fitness Instructors - Wellness Center

Antioch College is searching for part time independent contractors to serve as Group Exercise Instructors.

To apply, candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Human Resources at hr@antiochcollege.org. Direct mail should be sent to:  Antioch College, c/o Thomas Brookey, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled.

POSITION SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Group Exercise Instructors will design and implement safe and effective group exercise classes for guests and members. Instructors will assist participants with equipment set up and provide a motivating and enjoyable environment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (RESPONSIBILITIES) OF THE POSITION:

  • Teach scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; instructors should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of class and stay 15 minutes after to ensure time for questions and proper setup/cleanup of space being used
  • Maintain class roster and turn in to front desk attendant upon the completion of each class
  • Prepare appropriate equipment, music, and handouts (if necessary) for each class
  • Maintain a positive exercise experience for all class participants
  • Keep management informed of customer and facility needs
  • Ensure that safety standards are met and that facility policies are adhered to
  • Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.
  • Evaluate individuals' abilities, needs, and physical conditions, and develop suitable training programs to meet any special requirements.
  • Administer emergency first aid if required
  • Maintain equipment inventories for activity specific equipment
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others associated with the Center
  • Identify the developmental needs of class attendants and coach, mentor, or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Coordinate substitute teachers in the instance of absence; subs must be approved by Assistant Director or Director

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have current Group Fitness Certification from accepted institution OR certification specific to area of focus (i.e. ZUMBA, Pilates, etc.)
  • Yoga instructors are required to  have a minimum of RYT 200 certification
  • First Aid and CPR certifications required (if not currently certified Wellness Center will facilitate training opportunities)

 

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of basic human anatomy
  • Knowledge of group fitness teaching strategies
  • Ability to cooperate and work well with other staff members
  • Choreography and music skills (if applicable to class type)
  • Ability to be professional and motivate class participation
  • Endurance and physical ability to complete class being offered; may be required to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.; may be required to handle fitness equipment.