Group Fitness Instructor Job Description

Group Fitness Instructor Job Description

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Group fitness instructor provides superior service to customers in accordance with the Treasures Customer Interaction Model and the Bank’s service standards.

Group Fitness Instructor Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective group fitness instructor job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included group fitness instructor job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

The ability to properly integrate all aspects of a safe and effective class , sufficient warm-up, proper form, modifications, muscular activation, aerobic movement, flexibility, appropriate cool-down
Maintain a current CPR/ AED/First Aid Certification
Possess a current nationally recognized Group Fitness Certification (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, ACSM, ZUMBA, Yoga Alliance, or equivalent)
Maintaining a professional and positive attitude
Have a complete and thorough understanding of all instructors’ guidelines concerning the group fitness program
Serve as a leader in the Dance Studio
Frequently remind participants to work at their own intensity level
Lead each session for participants’ benefit NOT the instructors
Be prepared for each session
Assist in maintaining a clean and safe Dance Studio

Group Fitness Instructor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Group Fitness Instructor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AED, CPR

Education for Group Fitness Instructor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the group fitness instructor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Bachelor's Degree in Continuing Education, Exercise Science, Education, Teaching, Kinesiology, Health, Health Promotion, Exercise Physiology, Healthcare, Physical Education

Skills for Group Fitness Instructor

Desired skills for group fitness instructor include:

* Provide customer service to the patrons
: warm up
Aerobic exercise
Cool down
Flexibility
Proper group fitness components
Crunch brand and model behavior in accordance with Crunch mission statement
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Crunch brand and model behavior in accordance with No Judgements philosophy
Established program curriculum according to standards

Desired experience for group fitness instructor includes:

Follow established Emergency Action Plan
Attending all meetings and training sessions
Performer/Entertainer
Instructs members and non-members on effective workout methods, explains proper techniques, demonstrates exercises, identifies different muscle groups and teaches appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles
Assists members, answers questions, and maintains a positive exercise experience for members and class participants
Maintaining general appearance of the aerobics studio, facilities and equipment (stereos, weights, steps, jump ropes)

Group Fitness Instructor Examples

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Group Fitness Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of group fitness instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for group fitness instructor
  • Thinking outside the box is essential for this position
  • Instructors will actively participate in development and implementation of safe, effective, and enjoyable fitness routines
  • Trainees will ensure the safe and proper use of all equipment involved
  • Administrative duties such as keeping track of client sessions are required
  • Vary routines, music, and classes while following established/recognized protocol of the Wellness Center, AFAA
  • Handle any other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director – Fitness and/or student supervisor
  • Lead group fitness classes according to the assigned schedule and program
  • Wear proper uniform
  • Record all hours accurately
  • Teaches a safe and effective, entertaining, member-focused class that promotes success
Qualifications for group fitness instructor
  • College certificate or associate’s degree in exercise science
  • Must audition for position
  • Current group fitness or personal trainer certification from a nationally recognized association
  • Experienced Certified Personal Trainer
  • Have 1-2 years of experience leading group fitness classes
  • Hold a current group fitness certification (desired)
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Group Fitness Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a group fitness instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for group fitness instructor
  • Continually strives to keep class content updated and innovative by watching videos, attending workshops/conferences and attending other group fitness classes
  • Actively seeks qualified coverage for classes when necessary at least two weeks in advance of classes needing coverage
  • The ability to demonstrate exercises and move rhythmically, the ability to incorporate optimal usage of cueing, tempo, choreography, and safe transitional movements
  • The ability to promote proper knowledge of muscle groups and their function
  • Instruct members on effective workout methods by explaining proper techniques, demonstrating exercises as needed, appropriately identifying the function of target muscle groups, and teaching appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles
  • Modifications should be provided by the instructor for all levels of participants within the classroom
  • Assisting members, answering questions, and creating a positive exercise experience for all members and class participants
  • Maintaining applicable certifications/licensures and CPR/AED/First Aid
  • High school graduate or an equivalent
  • 1 or more years of fitness instructor experience
Qualifications for group fitness instructor
  • Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer certification from a nationally accredited organization (NESTA, ACE, ACSM, Cooper Fitness, NASM, NATA, NSCA, NPTI, ISSA)
  • High energy and fun personality
  • Ability to perform an aerobic activity for the duration of a class, which may include, but not limited to, standing, walking, climbing, balancing, running, crawling, and kneeling
  • Ability to routinely lift 50 pounds and occasionally 100 pounds
  • Ability to perform exercises specific to the assigned class
  • Cleans and organizes studio space after each Group Fitness class
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Group Fitness Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a group fitness instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for group fitness instructor
  • Teach scheduled class(es), beginning and ending on time
  • Be available at least prior to class to make sure that any set-up needed is done and to greet participants
  • Use effective teaching and instructional methods
  • Maintain a professional, energetic, and motivational attitude while teaching each class
  • Come prepared to teach with appropriate equipment, attire, and music
  • Provide quality customer service to all members, making everyone feel welcome, answering any and all questions or concerns
  • Maintain a clean and well-maintained group-fitness facility, making sure that all equipment is put away after class and returned to original condition
  • Performs additional or related duties as required
  • Plan, develop and deliver safe, fun & effective group fitness classes based on industry standards
  • Provide modifications to allow for a variety of fitness levels and abilities
Qualifications for group fitness instructor
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment
  • 1-2 years of experience teaching group fitness
  • Certified Instructor (ACE, AFAA, ACSM) or equivalent preferred
  • Current group exercise instructor certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NETA or other nationally accredited specialty class certification required
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications from American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute
  • 1 or more years of fitness instructor work experience

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