The Commons of Evergreen is seeking a Group Fitness Instructor

Position Summary:  Reporting to and under the direct supervision of the Director of Fitness & Wellness, this position provides group fitness instruction, monitors, and educates members on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants.  

Job Responsibilities
•    Teach scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercises,      stretching and cool down.
•    Instruct members 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 and handouts for each group class.
•    Assists members, answers questions, and maintains a positive exercise experience for all class          participants.
•    Ensures that safety standards are met and that all department, building and Commons policies            and procedures are adhered to. 
•    Keeps management apprised of member and facility needs.

Requirements/Qualifications

•    Desired:  educational background in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Health Education or          related field90
•    Certified Instructor (ACE, AFAA) or equivalent.  Additional specialty/certifications preferred.
•    Prior experience working with older adults in a group exercise setting
•    Current CPR Certification or ability to obtain within 60 days of contract
•    Professional appearance and demeanor
•    Have a high degree of energy, be physically fit and have the endurance to complete the class or        group exercise with ease.
•    Ability to cooperate and work well with Commons staff members
•    Flexibility to teach as scheduled depending on class schedules
•    Must be 18 years of age or older
•    Must pass drug test and have a clean background.

Please submit resume and interest to hr@evergreencommons.org