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Seasonal - Fitness Class Instructor, Yoga (Recreation/Sports Instructor II)

at City of Appleton

Pay: up to $14.02/hour
$14.02 - $
Posted: 6/27/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2475559

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

Class period is one hour. (The set-up/take-down time is approximately half an hour. This time is paid and brings the average rate per class to $21.03).

Examples of Duties

  • Ability to teach yoga class, with past experience (yoga certification preferred).
  • Can create and instruct class with proper music and cueing.
  • Basic knowledge of physiology, anatomy, health & fitness testing and weight control is essential
  • Demonstrate modifications of intensity and impact
  • Encourage and motivate participants to work at own pace
  • Uses proper cueing (visual, correctional and motivational)
  • Manage and maintain equipment required for class
  • Use safety techniques to properly instruct students
  • Monitor and record class numbers for future class planning
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with participants making announcements prior to class
  • Effectively instruct and maintain a safe, learning atmosphere
  • Create a welcoming environment for participants
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Consistently available to sub when asked
  • Communicates with supervisor regarding any concerns (participants, equipment, room, etc)
  • Accurately complete paperwork required (timesheet, accident forms, etc)
  • Assure own professional growth through reading, studying meetings and attending conferences related to fitness classes

Typical Qualifications

Education:  High School Graduate/GED
Experience:  Knowledge and/or background of the specific program, program related experience desired

  • Have current accredited group fitness certification (i.e. NETA, ACE, ACSM etc); specific class certification a plus (i.e. ZUMBA, TRX, Pilates, etc)
  • CPR and First Aid certifications required within first 60 days of employment
  • Two or more years of group fitness instruction preferred
  • Shall wear Parks and Recreation staff uniform per the City of Appleton dress code
  • Adhere to the City of Appleton and Parks and Recreation Department policies and procedures

Supplemental Information

Pay Grade: 10 (Recreation/Sports Instructor II)
Employment Season: Seasonal - Ongoing
Class Day/Time: Thursdays at 9:00 AM
Work Location: Scheig Center- Memorial Park