Contract Group Fitness Instructor

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Competition TOS2023-04

Strathmore is hiring!

Do you have a passion for fitness and want to make a real difference in people’s daily lives? Want to explore and gain experience in the world of fitness? Keep reading!

Strathmore has an exciting opportunity seeking an experienced Group Fitness Instructor.

Reporting to the  Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre Manager, this position will possess a passion for fitness and inspiring others on their fitness journeys.

Position Summary:

The Group Fitness Instructor will work with the Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre Team in delivering high energy, well planned, motivating workouts that engage our participants to push themselves to levels they didn’t think possible, while also having fun. The Group Fitness Instructor will be well prepared, organized, ready to lead, and demonstrate professionalism in all interactions. The instructor will be able to adapt moves for all skill levels of participants, while making sure all members of the class still feel included.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Greet participants and track attendance
  • Design and choreograph a variety of fun and challenging group fitness classes that are suitable for all fitness levels in accordance with the certification’s scope of practice
  • Create and maintain a playlist of appropriate music for each class
  • Deliver lessons using modeling and verbal instruction, demonstrating, and explaining how to perform various exercises and routines to minimize injuries
  • Monitor participants in the group, providing feedback and instructions to ensure exercises are performed correctly
  • Develop and maintain professional and positive relationships with class participants, while building a community around fitness
  • Ensure participants use the equipment in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Suggest adaptation exercises for individuals with physical limitations or injuries
  • Assist with maintaining a clean and safe environment by adhering to the appropriate health and safety protocols and procedures

 

Successful applicants will demonstrate on their resume:

  • AFLCA Group Fitness Certification / CANFit Pro / CFES
  • Certified in Speciality Class ex. High Fitness, Barre, etc.
  • Current CPR level C/AED certification
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to motivate and challenge individuals to attain their fitness-related goals
  • Vibrant, friendly, and confident with a strong ability to build interpersonal relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our Interview questions are STAR based (Situation, Task, Action, Result) intended to assess the following behaviours:

  • A self starter with the ability to work independently and as a team
  • A passion for planning fitness classes
  • Ability to exhibit a “WOW” approach and inspire others to excel
    • Commitment to Demonstrate a high level of service delivery to ensure customer satisfaction; deal with service failures and prioritize customer needs

Why Strathmore?

Strathmore is a growing, vibrant, welcoming community that is recognized as a regional hub for business and recreation. Continued investment in recreation facilities, parks, projects, commercial revitalization, and community programming provides an exceptional quality of life for our residents, visitors and staff.

Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre is an indoor, year-round, multigenerational recreation facility for residents and organized sports groups within Strathmore and the surrounding area.

Job Perks:

  • We like to have fun while we work!
  • Free admission to the Sports Centre
  • Opportunity to build and expand your professional profile through interesting and rewarding work

Application: 

Please submit a cover letter and complete resume of experience and qualifications, quoting Competition TOS2023-04 to:  careers@strathmore.ca or on Indeed.

This competition will close on February 3rd, 2023.

The Town of Strathmore thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. 

This posting is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job ad is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

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