Aquafit Instructor
Affiliation Non-Union
Requisition # 14171-1969047
Department Recreation
Job Location Canada-Ontario-Markham
Job Stream Recreation
Job Type Temporary, Part-Time
Temporary Duration 4 Months
Salary/Rate $26.48 - $29.42 / Hour
Grade 15 ...
Number of Positions Open 1
Start Date of Employment 01-Sep-2014
Posting Date 02-Jun-2014
Expiry Date 01-Aug-2014
Educational Requirements High School
Languages Required English


Job Description


Applications are now being accepted for the Aquafit Instructor position in the Recreation Services Department, Community and Fire Services Commission. You are encouraged to apply on-line at www.markham.ca

Posting closes August 1st, 2014

Job Summary: Responsible for the training and supervision of a variety of participants of various ages and physical ability and developing a program that recognizes their capabilities and level of fitness within a community recreation environment. Motivates participants to achieve their fitness goals, while ensuring a positive and safe environment for all.

Duties may include but not limited to:
•Facilitates, leads and supervises cutting edge group Aqua fitness exercise classes and programming that meets the individual needs of participants
•Organizes and writes lesson plans and long term core plans to facilitate progressive learning.
•Utilizes innovative teaching strategies that will maximize participant success
•Provides a safe learning environment
•Participates in all mandatory staff training and meetings,
•Completes all related administrative duties
•Oversee volunteers as required

Qualifications:
•High School Diploma is required
•Two to four years of previous experience in an Aquatics or Fitness Instructional capacity teaching/instructing both youth and adults is required
•CALA Aqua fitness Leadership Training and Certification
•Experience as a Lifeguard and/or Swimming Instructors, Group Fitness Instructors, or Personal Trainer preferred
•Current Standard First Aid
•AED
•Current NLS and/or LSS Swim Instructor and/or Certified Fitness Instructor
•Good customer service and communication (written and verbal) skills to coach and mentor a diverse range of generally adult students enrolled in the Specialty Aquatics Programs
•Excellent Leadership skills



We thank all applicants who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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