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Martial Arts Instructor

Company: Armed Services YMCA of The U S A
Location: Harker Heights
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARYInstructs group classes -10-15 hours weekly in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that welcomes people of all skill and fitness levels. Modifies class as needed to meet varied health, ability and cultural needs. Attend all ASYMCA training meetings, special events and staff meetings as requested. Must uphold and promote the ASYMCA mission by demonstrating the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. -MAIN RESPONSIBILITIESLeads energizing, fun, safe and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the ASYMCA mission and goals.Asks and answers questions from program participants and members to support them in achieving their goals related to health and well-being.Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members and program participants -connect with each other and the ASYMCA.Observes and adjusts approach to support all participants' capabilities, physical conditions, health, and culture.Celebrates achievements of program participants related to program or personal goals, mastering of specific skills or overall health and well-being.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arrives with time to set-up before start of class;
  • Reads weekly fitness announcements to class prior to start;
  • Begins and ends classes on time;
  • Adjusts program to meet needs of participants in each class;
  • Returns all equipment back in proper storage location;
  • Sweeps studio/exercise area after completion of class;
  • Reports accurate class attendance counts;
  • reports any damaged equipment to the Wellness Director;
  • Checks email regularly for updates from the Wellness Director;
  • Wears only ASYMCA Fitness Staff attire when instructing(mid-drift covered, shorts minimum of 3" inseam)
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.MANDATORY CERTIFICATIONS:
    • Current Martial Arts or Taekwondo Certification
    • First aid/CPR CertificationPHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
      • Ability to conduct classes and activities;
      • Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position; including leading class, walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting;
      • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.WORK ENVIRONMENT:This job operates in a Wellness Center, but is based in an office. The position will interact with children and adults on a daily basis.TRAVEL:10% Travel Time is expected. May need to travel from one ASYMCA facility to another to instruct or substitute classes.Benefits
        • Discount Membership
        • 403(b) Retirement
        • Salary $16.00 - $20.00 per hour (DOE)EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
          • Must have current certification in area of expertise;
          • Must be at least 21 years of age;
          • Must possess strong interpersonal skills;
          • Minimum of 2 years experience teaching Taekwondo/Martial Arts to youth ages 5-15. - - - - -OTHER DUTIES:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Armed Services YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. ASYMCA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. ASYMCA encourages applicants of all ages.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Armed Services YMCA of The U S A, Killeen , Martial Arts Instructor, Education / Teaching , Harker Heights, Texas

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