Substitute Group Exercise Instructor

The role of a Sub Group Exercise Instructor is to provide safe, fun, effective and entertaining class experiences to enhance the spirit, mind, and body of our members, and offer a non-threatening environment that encourages relationship building and promotes a healthy lifestyle


  • Lead structured exercise classes according to the class description/requirements tailored to the JCC class participants needs and abilities.
  • Assist with the maintenance of exercise equipment (i.e. steps, stability balls, rubber tubing, hand weights, mats, etc.)
  • Assist in the planning, implementation and/or marketing of group exercise special events.
  • Offer useful, tactful, and safe advice to individuals regarding their exercise program and/or use of equipment.
  • Inform facility users of various Health and Wellness related classes and programs.
  • Enforce all facility and program policies.
  • Must sub a minimum of 1 class every quarter in order to be an active employee of the JCC.
  • Must attend all Group Fitness quarterly meetings.


  • Ability to conduct safe and effective exercise classes.
  • Experience teaching aerobics to various groups.
  • An understanding of strength training and cardiovascular exercise.
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology.
  • Ability to assist individuals in developing a safe and effective exercise program.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ensure an excellent experience for members and guests by maintaining the standards set in the Sabes JCC Mission Statement/Values; Standards and Expectations, and Sabes JCC Brand Standards.
  • Current CPR, First Aid and AED certification (or within 3 months of hire).
  • A National Certification or degree in exercise-related science. National Certifications that qualify include, but are not limited to, ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NETA and Zumba. Program specific certifications required in addition to a National Certification.
  • It is the responsibility of the instructor to maintain all necessary certifications and to provide the JCC with a copy of all current certifications and continuing education.

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