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Aquafit Instructor - Toronto ON - Holland Bloorview Children's Rehabilitation Hospital

Competition #: 14-142
Posting Date: 08/11/2014
Status: Active
Type: External
Program/Service/Department:               Aquatics 
Work Status: Temporary Part-time    FTE:0.2 
Salary: Min Job Rate: $23.85 per hour to Job Rate: $26.54 per hour 
Competition Close Date: 08/18/2014 

Holland Bloorview offers high quality Aquafitness programs in our well maintained, warm, fully-accessible pools.  Our Aquafitness Instructor is responsible for providing class participants with a well-designed, physically safe program which meets the individual needs of each person. This individual must be an energetic, dedicated and motivated instructor who enjoys teaching various fitness programs in a group environment. The Instructor must be able to effectively teach the class from the water or the pool deck.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts safe classes at all times by adhering to standards established for physical fitness classes in terms of exertion and avoidance of contraindicated exercises
  • Maintains a dynamic and personable attitude while instructing participants
  • Develops classes and routines according to current exercise physiology standards
  • Provides exemplary service through providing information, being courteous to all participants
  • Attends all mandatory staff meetings, workshops, or trainings
  • Prepares all teaching materials, class layout and equipment prior to start of class as well as returns all equipment back at the conclusion of class
  • Utilizes innovative teaching strategies that will maximize participant success
  • Provides a safe and supportive learning environment
  • Arrive on deck prior to the start of the first class and have all necessary equipment ready before class starts
  • Start and end all classes on time

  • Minimum two years previous experience teaching Aquafitness classes to adults is required
  • Current CALA Aquafitness Certification
  • Specialized certification related to teaching “special populations” (arthritis, rehabilitation, seniors, pre/post natal, etc.)
  • Experience teaching youth or “guardian & baby” programs an asset
  • Current CPR
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills to coach and mentor a diverse range of participants
  • Excellent Leadership skills

Physcial and Environmental Demands:
Including physical/sensory effort, work environment and/or hazardous conditions

  • Warm pool environment (water temp. 92-96 degrees)


All interested candidates are invited to submit their application.


Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

Holland Bloorview is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices.  Should an applicant require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.

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