POSITION SUMMARY : Under the general supervision of the Program Supervisor Adult Fitness, Wellness & Inclusion Services, is responsible for conducting fitness classes using whatever facilities and equipment are necessary to fulfill this function.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES :
Provides a safe, effective, and enjoyable program for class participants.
Plans exercises, choreographs routines, and assembles music to create an effective fitness class.
Attends staff training sessions throughout the year.
Ensures that each participant completes a Par-Q; documents any necessary information regarding a Par-Q that has a positive response.
Is competent in first aid and responsible for participants’ well being.
Liaises and maintains effective communication with the school custodial staff.
Answers questions from program participants within the bounds of past training experience and information.
Informs participants of any schedule changes or related information.
Brings any unusual developments in the class such as equipment or facility breakdown, or any questions for which he / she is unable to answer to the attention of the supervisor.
Makes necessary arrangements to have another instructor teach the class and notifies the supervisor as soon as possible if unable to instruct a class.
Communicates participants’ requests, suggestions, and complaints to the supervisor; ensures that program evaluations are handed out, completed, and returned to the supervisor for each session.
Makes recommendations to the supervisor regarding improvements to overall program effectiveness.
Reports to the supervisor on a regular basis as established.
Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.
Education / Experience :
Secondary school diploma or equivalent;
Completion of a recognized fitness leadership program and / or certification.
Preference will be given to candidates with associated experience in group teaching.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT :
Must undergo a successful Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (CRJMC)
Must obtain Standard First Aid and 2 Person CPR within three months of employment;
Must obtain WHMIS and customer service training;
Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health & Safety Act
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT :
Part-time (not to exceed 24 hours per week)
Irregular hours (may have to work flexible hours)
Job Specific Information :
Fitness Instructor 2 (may require specialized certifications; teaches general programs including : bootcamp, circuit training, step balls, bars and weights, etc) salary range $20.00 - $25.00
Fitness Instructor 3 (may require specialized certifications; teaches specialized courses such as : Zumba, Kettlebell, TRX, Yoga, Pilates, Spin, Aqua Fitness, Boxfit, Panamania Dance, etc) salary range $26.00 - $30.00