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Group Fitness Instructor, Part-Time
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Principal Responsibilities:

Position Summary:
The Group Fitness Instructor is responsible for instructing Group Fitness classes (Pilates, Zumba,Yoga) which includes educating fitness class participants about useful and safe exercises that help them achieve exercise goals. Looking for weekday morning instructors.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Pay: ($30-$50/hr) DOE

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications:
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.
Education/Experience:
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school in health or a sports/fitness related field; at least one year of Personal Training and/or Group Fitness experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Certificates and Licenses:
The following certificates/licenses are required and must be maintained:
Language Skills:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Math Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The information described below represents the physical activities and surroundings one may encounter when performing the duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: To perform the job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, stoop, climb, balance, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent may be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally and push/pull up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Environmental Conditions: The work is typically Fitness Center environment with a moderate noise level.
Working condition may occasionally include work near moving parts (exercise equipment); wet, humid conditions (non-weather); and work in crowded areas. Occasional travel to the pool facility may be required where environmental conditions may include slippery surfaces.

Agency Information:

Located on Mercer Island, the J offers a variety of programs and activities for everyone from newborns to seniors. The J is home to an Early Childhood School, a newly remodeled state-of-the-art auditorium, an upgraded Fitness Center, an indoor pool, and more.