Karate Instructor (part-time)
Description

SUMMARY: Provides skilled leadership of karate classes, enabling safe, effective, and enjoyable experiences for a variety of members.


VISION: At Four Seasons, our employees should exhibit a passion for “transforming lives” and work to create a “healthier community” among members and staff. They should provide member satisfaction within the Association’s mission: “to provide social, physical, and recreational activities and services for members and their participating families.” Employees should also understand, accept, and embody Four Seasons’ core values through actions, behaviors, and work performance.


PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Lead/teach assigned karate classes to members.
  • Develop positive relationships with members to personalize the classes and encourage active participation and program growth.
  • Complete class-related duties including attendance records and related paperwork.
  • Work as a team with all Fitness staff to provide a high level of service to members.
  • Communicate with other staff members and management to assure delivery of a strong program within established policies and procedures.
  • Attend all required department meetings and staff training.
  • Support the Association’s mission: “to provide social, physical, and recreational activities and services for members and their participating families.”
  • May be asked to perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide member satisfaction within the Association’s mission: “to provide social, physical, and recreational activities and services for members and their participating families.”
  • Understand, accept, and embody Four Seasons’ Core Values and Vision through actions, behaviors, and work performance.
  • SMILE and provide a positive environment for all members, staff, and guests.




Requirements

MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS:

  • Must demonstrate and maintain knowledge of, and technical proficiency with, the Shotokan style of karate, commensurate with the needs of assigned classes.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Excellent judgement, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • CPR/AED certification to be obtained within 30 days of hire, to be maintained throughout employment.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Display a passion for health and wellness.
  • Able to move about the fitness classroom areas/studios, physically and vocally lead classes, demonstrate karate techniques, and maintain a safe environment.
  • Able to maintain, wear, and assist students with karate uniforms and safety equipment.
  • Able to freely access all areas of club facilities, including the second floor and basement.
  • Able to visually and auditorially monitor participants’ activities.
  • Able to communicate effectively with management, staff, and others in person, by telephone, and in writing.



WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Functions regularly within exercise, recreation, and office settings. Is regularly exposed to smells of swimming pools and exercise areas and loud music in cardio areas and fitness classrooms. Frequently works varying hours and days. Occasionally travels around the community to companies and organizations. Is occasionally exposed to bodily fluids or demanding physical exertion during emergency response situations; risks are minimized by adherence to established safety procedures.