Fitness Instructor

Company: Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital


Location: 3815 Highland Avenue; Downers Grove, Illinois 60515


Website: http://www.advocatehealthcare.com


Date Posted: 5/22/2013

Description:
To teach various group exercise classes in a professional, safe manner to members and guests of the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center.

Accountabilities: 1. Safe and enthusiastic instruction and physical education to members and guests of the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center. 2. Knowledge and ability to demonstrate Wellness Center services, new equipment technology, and instruction techniques to members and guests of the Wellness Center. 3. Maintenance of class equipment and accurate, up to date class attendance records. 4. Program development for existing and new group exercise classes for members and guests of the Wellness Center. 

Requirements:
This position will be asked to provide Pilates Group Exercise classes to Wellness Center members primarily in the late afternoon/early evening during the week and in the morning on weekends. Flexibility with schedule highly preferred.

- High School education or equivalent with 1 year experience of fitness class instruction.

- Must display ability to motivate members in Fitness classes.

- Requires good communication skills.

- Good skills in coordination, rhythm and timing. Physical strength and flexibility is needed.

- CPR certified.

- Certification in Pilates required (i.e.; STOTT, Physical Mind, Balance Body) - Ability to use Pilates equipment, apparatus and mat

- ACE, ACSM, AFAA, AEA certification (minimum of 1)

The job routinely demands a great deal of cardio respiratory and muscular endurance. Occasionally, the group exercise classroom furnishings may require rearranging to provide adequate space for instruction. Occasionally, may be asked to provide instruction at an affiliated site or business within our hospital service area. Occasionally, may be called upon to provide instruction at an unscheduled time in the absence of another instructor.


How to Apply:
Please go to Advocate’s website.
www.advocatehealth.com/careers.
Please apply to requisition 25078-58897.