Job Title: Aquafitness Instructor
Introduction: Holland Bloorview offers high quality Aquafitness programs in our well maintained, warm, fully-accessible pools. Our Aquafitness Instructor is responsible for providing class participants with a well-designed, physically safe program which meets the individual needs of each person. This individual must be an energetic, dedicated and motivated instructor who enjoys teaching various fitness programs in a group environment. The Instructor must be able to effectively teach the class from the water or the pool deck.
As an Aquafitness Instructor, you will be responsible for:
Conducting safe classes by adhering to standards established for physical fitness classes in terms of exertion and avoidance of contraindicated exercises
Maintaining a dynamic and personable attitude while instructing participants
Developing programs and routines according to current exercise physiology standards
Attending all mandatory staff meetings, workshops, or trainings
Committing to teach an entire session
Providing a safe and supportive learning environment
Adapting programs as required to meet the individual needs of participants
Arriving on deck prior to the start of the first class and have all necessary equipment ready before class
Returning all equipment back at the conclusion of class
As an Aquafitness Instructor, the minimum qualifications are:
- Two years previous experience teaching Aquafitness classes to adults
- Current CALA or WaterArt Aquafitness Certification
- Specialized certification related to teaching “special populations” (arthritis, rehabilitation, seniors, pre/post natal, etc.)
- Current CPR
- Excellent customer service and communication skills to coach and mentor a diverse range of participants
Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check
Experience teaching youth or “guardian & baby” programs an asset
$30.97 per hour ($29.78 per hour + 4% pay in lieu of vacation)
Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto’s Top Employers, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fostering a climate of equity and diversity and welcomes and respects the diversity of our clients, families, staff, trainees, volunteers, trustees and partners. As part of our commitment to fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices, we encourage applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community.
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This position is currently accepting applications.