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Job Review
Contract Recreation Instructors
Type: Contractor
Salary/Pay Rate: $30 per hour + 25% Prep
Posted Date: 03/02/2014
Under direct supervision of the Wellness Coordinator provides group fitness instruction, monitors, educates patrons on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants.

Job duties
-- Teaches scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching, and cool down.
-- Instructs patrons 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 class.
-- Assists patrons, answers questions, and maintains a positive exercise experience for
members and class participants.
-- Keeps management informed of customer and facility needs.
-- Ensures that safety standards are met, and that department and facility policies are
adhered to.
-- Performs related duties as required

Requirements

-- Must possess current Standard First Aid
-- Certified Instructor (BCRPA, CFES) or equivalent.
--Other specialty certification as required (Pilates, Yoga, Zumba etc)

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-- Working knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology and training principles.
-- Knowledge of group fitness teaching strategies and the incorporation of music, tempo,
cueing technique, and rhythm.
-- Choreography and music skills.
-- Ability to be professional and motivate class participants.
-- Ability to cooperate and work well with other staff members.

On call/as needed to substitute teach classes, or be scheduled for regular classes as part of weekly schedule
Rate of Pay: $30 per hour + 25% Prep
Other benefits: 50% discount on monthly memberships at the Canada Games Centre

Interested candidates should forward applications/ resumes, clearly outlining how their experience and education meet the position requirements, to careers@whitehorse.ca – this is an ongoing competition. Please quote job posting #010-CRS-14.