About the Job

Job Title

Group Exercise Instructor (Zumba)

Job Category

Group Exercise Instructor

Company

Greater Ridgecrest Branch YMCA
Largo, Florida 33778
https://www.ymcasuncoast.org/

Job Description and Requirements

SHIFT:
Evenings

Travel to High Point branch location and teaching Zumba Gold may be required.

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Fitness Director/Coordinator and consistent with the mission of the YMCA of the Suncoast, the group exercise instructor is responsible for instructing safe, effective and fun group exercise, as well as, enhancing the quality and growth of the program and retention of the participants.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be at least 16 years old. Must become CPR/AED and First Aid certified in first 90 days of employment. Must be able to teach at least one format of safe, effective and fun group exercise classes that meet all necessary components and safe guidelines in accordance with YMCA of the USA accepted practices of exercise physiology. Get SMART preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:
Must be able to articulate and communicate effectively while instructing participants in proper execution of exercise safety. Must have current knowledge of exercise class structure; demonstration of cueing technique; demonstration of creative choreography and exercise variety. In addition to effective communication an instructor must have a positive attitude and ability to work independently.

PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have the ability to conduct, demonstration and safely lead classes at the intensity level formatted for participants with effective communication and human relations skills to handle situations with people of all socioeconomic levels. Physical stamina and agility for extended periods of time is required.

GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Prepares room prior to class to ensure it starts on time.
2. Responsible for choreography and music selection that meets YMCA guidelines.
3. Takes responsibility for certain housekeeping duties as directed and required.
A. Maintains cleanliness of all audio equipment. (mic, cd's, batteries, etc.)
B. Responsible for the care, returning, and storage of all class equipment
4. Exercises sound judgment in relationship to class safety and injuries. Understands and follows all emergency procedures
5. Engages in positive public relations with members. Role models SMART
A. Maintains an air of professionalism at all times.
B. Wears Appropriate dress code approved uniform while on duty.
6. Attend all staff meetings, in-house trainings, demonstrations and special promotions as designated by supervisor.
7. Each instructor is responsible for covering his/her own class when unable to attend. Fitness director is a last resort for assistance. Instructor could be replaced if they are consistently unable to meet the schedule of their class.

Key Leadership Competencies:
Community
Inclusion
Relationships
Communication
Quality Results
Functional Expertise

Contact

Greater Ridgecrest Branch YMCA

Apply Online

[posted Dec 4, 2017]

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