About the Job

Job Title

Group Fitness and Coverage Staff

Job Category

Group Fitness Instructor


National Institute for Fitness and Sport
Midland, Georgia

Job Description and Requirements

A Group Fitness Instructor educates and leads participants in Group Fitness classes with a focus towards assisting them in achieving their fitness goals in a safe and friendly manner. The Instructor ensures the safe instruction of each class. This job has no supervisory responsibilities. The Group Fitness Instructor may report to the onsite Manager or Assistant Manager or to the Group Fitness Coordinator at the National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS).

Essential Duties
*Demonstrates proper and safe use of equipment, including stereo and microphone
*Pays constant attention to fitness level and age group of class and teaches accordingly
*Exhibits professionalism when dealing with class participants, facility members, and staff
*Limits securing a substitute to an average of once a month
*Maintains attendance records for each class per the direction of the Fitness Center manager.
*Provides participants with up-to-date information on programs being held at the corporate fitness center.
*Projects enthusiasm, motivation, a positive personality and a willingness to help internal and external customers
*Uses appropriate format for every class; adds variety to classes
*Participates in NIFS and client-led programs and services
*Demonstrates work ethic, ingenuity, customer care, and attention to detail
*Maintains familiarity with and abides by the policies stated in both the NIFS Employee Handbook as well as the FM Operations Manual
*Performs other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

Education and/or Experience
*Current Group Fitness Certification and/or post-high school education which demonstrates appropriate knowledge base for safely teaching group exercise classes.

*Current Group Fitness Instructor certification
*Current specialty Instructor certifications needed to teach specialty formats
*Current CPR certification required
*Trained in Universal Precautions annually (provided by NIFS)

Must pass a background and drug screening test to be considered.


Matt Reeves
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[posted Apr 12, 2016]

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