GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR

ABOUT THE POSITION

Location: Lucile Bluford Public Library, Northeast Public Library and Westport Public Library. Other locations may be added.
 

GENERAL PURPOSE
Provide group fitness instruction, monitors, educates participants on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants.


DUTIES

  • Teaches scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching, and cool down.

  • Instructs participants on effective workout methods; explains proper techniques, demonstrates exercises; identifies different muscle groups, and teaches appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles.

  • Prepares appropriate equipment, music for each class.

  • Assists participants, answers questions, and maintains a positive exercise experience for class participants.

  • Ensures that safety standards are met, and that department and facility policies are adhered to.

  • Performs related duties as required.

 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must possess current Red Cross CPR certification.

  • Certified Instructor (ACE, AFAA) or equivalent.

  • Seeking certification (may require a different NickiFit career path)

  • Additional specialty/certifications preferred.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Working knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology and training principles.

  • Knowledge of group fitness teaching strategies and the incorporation of music, tempo, cue technique, and rhythm.

  • Choreography and music skills.

  • Ability to be professional and motivate class participants.

  • Ability to cooperate and work well with other staff members.

  • Has passion for community building because these are community based programs.

  • Ability to adapt to various work environments.

  • Ability to tailor exercise class for various fitness levels i.e naivest, intermediate, and advanced.

  • Ability to work on or off camera.

 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

 

The employee must have a high degree of energy, be physically fit, and have the endurance to complete the workout.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works with various types of fitness equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, and loud when in the designated area for group classes. Work environment not traditional (i.e carpeted floors).

COMPENSATION

This position pays $17.50 - $20.00/hour with a commitment of 1.5 hours per class.

VIDEO SUBMISSION (optional)

We want to see you in action! You have total creative freedom so long as most of the video demonstrates your ability to teach a class or workout video. The submission can be an existing video as long as it was recorded within one year of your application date. 

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Certified Personal Trainer, Group Instructor, and Nutritionist in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area