Kids Group Skills Fitness Instructor

Life Time Fitness Westminster, CO
Do you enjoy working with children and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and caring Kids Group Skills Fitness Instructors who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and teaching a range of group skills activities, including Yoga, ZumbAtomic, Karate, Dance, Pre-Gymnastics and Sports Skills. A typical day for an Instructor could include:

* Demonstrating the Downward Dog pose

* Leading a high-energy Zumba class

* Teaching toddlers the basics of tumbling

* Showing kids there are many fun ways to exercise

* Sharing basic sports skills that last a lifetime

* Interacting with parents and their children to build lasting relationships

* Promoting Kids Academy programs to prospective members

Job Description

As a Kids Group Skills Fitness Instructor, you'll be in charge of leading classes for children between 3 and 11 years of age, and helping them develop valuable skills through age-appropriate activities and games. Along with other Instructors, you'll be responsible for providing a fun, engaging, enriching and safe environment for our Life Time Junior Members. Using our signature class format as a foundation, you'll get to add your own creative flair to make sure daily activities are energizing, constructive and fun.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Arriving 15 minutes beforehand to prepare for class

* Constructing a weekly or monthly lesson plan or equivalent while following our signature format

* Creating and implementing different activities relevant to program

* Playing educational games

* Cleaning up after each class

* Be available to assist with Kids Activities optional programming (Camps, Parents Night Out, Birthday Parties)

* Promote all Kids Activities programming

* Immediately report suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse relating to youth

* High School Diploma or GED

* College degree or Continuing Education preferred

* 2 years experience in fitness area of interest preferred

* Minimum of six months to one year of teaching children ages 3 – 11 in similar programs or activities

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations:

* Program specific certification or education preferred

* For Instructors working with children under the age of 6, certification or equivalent education experience in Early Childhood Development preferred

* Life Time University certification in relevant skill required after hire

* First Aid certification required within the first 60 days of hire

* Infant/Child and Adult CPR/AED certification required within the first 60 days of hire

Other Requirements

At Life Time, the safety of our Junior Members is a top priority. Applicants must complete all state or federal requirements prior to their first day of directly working with children or within another specified timeframe. Requirements vary by state and may include, but are not limited to:

* Physical

* Tuberculosis test

* All required vaccinations (or signed exemption)

* Fingerprints taken by a local police department for a background check

* Background checks required by state specific child care licensing laws in addition to a Life Time background check

* Continuing education courses for continued employment in working with children

All requirements must be completed at the cost of the applicant, unless prohibited by law.

Benefits

All Life Time team members receive:

* Complimentary club membership

* Team member discounts for Life Time products & services

* Opportunities for advancement based on performance

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