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The Salvation Army Group Exercise Instructor in Suisun, California

Requisition Number 04090 PT Aquatics Group Instructor SCK

Post Date 2/19/2021

Title Group Exercise Instructor

Posted Salary $20.00

City Suisun

State CA

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Position Title: Group Exercise Instructor

Department: Aquatics Department

Reports to: Aquatics Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (hourly) Part-Time

Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


The Group Exercise Instructor will give instruction to all ages and levels in any area of Education, Athletics, or Performing Arts. Design instructional programs, and demonstrate proper techniques and styling to all levels of participants.


  1. Instruct with sound principles in the area of group exercise.

  2. Ability to teach beginners through advanced learners in the area of group exercise.

  3. Ability to speak and communicate before both small and large groups of people with poise and enthusiasm.

  4. Provide individual guidelines for development in the area of group exercise.

  5. Critique and give feedback to participants regarding their work and performance level.

  6. Create, teach, demonstrate and implement planned practices suitable for children and adults of all ages and abilities.

  7. Knowledge of safety precautions needed and ability to ensure compliance/ adherence by all class members.

  8. Maintain a safe working environment; report all harmful problems with facilities to proper supervisor.

  9. Generate legible and accurate accident and incident reports as required and immediately rectify or notify appropriate personnel of all accidents or potentially unsafe conditions.

  10. Follow and adhere to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures

  11. Provide a safe, fun and enjoyable learning environment for all participants.

  12. Maintain an open communication with direct supervisor in regards to scheduling and coaching.

  13. Maintain a professional demeanor and attitude with children, patrons, customers, staff and upper management.

  14. Be on time and prepared to teach your class.

  15. Help facilitate equality and fairness among all participants.

  16. Ensure that any classroom changes or modifications are communicated to all classroom participants in an efficient manner.

  17. Adhere to all Safe From Harm Policies and Procedures as established by The Salvation Army.

  18. Perform other duties as assigned.


  19. Education Requirements

Minimum High School Diploma or GED equivalency

  1. Skills

  2. At least three years of prior experience teaching or working in the area of instruction specified; preferred.

  3. Certification highly preferred

  4. Where applicable, must have up to date personal insurance prior to employment.

  5. Must have strong organizational skills and abilities.

  6. Must have a working knowledge and ability to operate a computer.

  7. Must be able to function effectively with minimal or no supervision.

  8. Must be able to demonstrate various skills in the area of instruction specified.

  9. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

  10. Must have ability to work and relate well with people.

  11. Meet all health and safety regulations as defined by the Health Department as well as The Salvation Army.

  12. Must be in good physical and mental health, capable of meeting the demands of the gymnasium and athletic field programs.

  13. Have a Philosophy of education and child development, which is consistent with that of the Center and The Salvation Army.

  14. Have the ability to work with children, parents, and staff in a capacity of leadership, counseling and education including but not limited to:

  15. Ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children of all ages.

  16. Sensitivity to children’s individual needs.

  17. Ability to use appropriate positive discipline consistently.

  18. Dependability.

  19. Ability to handle security and crisis situations, calmly.

  20. Ability to seek supervision and use it consistently.

  21. Maintain a professional attitude and approach to problem solving.

D. Physical Requirements:

This position requires:

a. Ability to stand, stoop, or walk for a minimum of eight hours per day and lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform the essential duties with or without accommodation.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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