Group Exercise Instructor

Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Elmhurst, IL
Job Details

Under minimal supervision, prepares and leads all levels of exercise classes designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, develop and improve muscle tone and improve the ability to perform activities of daily living. In doing so, designs the class routines, selects appropriate music, instructs participants in proper form and techniques, and modifies class intensity and/or routine in order to address the needs of the healthy and/or special population participants.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Requires a minimum of 2 years of high school level of education or higher. Applicant should be eligibe for certification as a Group Exercise Instructor; Aerobic Instructor; Aquatic Instructor; Special Population Instructor; or Children's Instructor by a nationally recognized accrediting body or acknowledged by EHFC or possess a minimum of 100 hours of previous group instructional experience of the past year.

Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross required within 90 days of employment. Aquatic Instructors must obtain ACE or AEA certification within first 6 month of employment. Aerobic Instructors must obtain ACE certification within first 6 months of employment. Special Population Instructors must obtain certification from a nationally recognized accrediting body acknowledged by EHFC or complete an in-house training program within first 5 months of employment

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