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Senior Fitness Instructor

Company: Kev's Gym
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Senior Fitness InstructorSalary: $45-$60/hourJob Type: Part-time (contractor)Job Description: Kev's Gym is a health & fitness business that provides fitness classes to seniors living at retirement communities throughout the US. We are looking to on-board experienced fitness professionals to teach chair yoga, seated exercise, dance, and/or Tai Chi classes on-site at retirement communities, independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, health and rehabilitation facilities, 55+ communities, senior centers, and country/social clubs. The ideal candidate brings great enthusiasm, excitement, a positive attitude, is nurturing, patient, highly autonomous, can commit to teach 5-10 hours of classes/week between the hours of 9AM-12PM, and 1PM-4PM, and is comfortable working with seniors (ages 80+), some with physical and cognitive disabilities.Class: We offer four types of in-person senior fitness classes: Chair Yoga, Seated Exercise, dance, and Tai Chi. Our classes range anywhere from 45 min to 60 min and instructors should be comfortable teaching at least two of the four class types previously mentioned. All classes are 100% seated, and 100% body-weight (i.e. no equipment). Classes range anywhere from 5-30 participants and generally occur 1-8x per month in perpetuity. For more information on the classes that we teach, please click here: Compensation: All instructors start off at the $35/$45 level for 45 min, and 60 min classes respectively. Your rates will increase as your book of business (i.e. the number of monthly classes taught) increases. In addition, your rates can increase with good performance and time served with Kev's Gym. After starting, in your first month, we will provide you with 1-3 classes at various retirement communities. These are opportunities for you to get your foot in the door and to secure clients. If these classes go well and clients are receptive, we will continue to market/promote you and provide you with 1-3 classes for each subsequent month, until you reach 5-10 hours/week of regularly scheduled classes (or potentially more if you would like).Please see the chart below for compensation information:45 min class: (0-20 monthly classes) or 1 Year Served: $3545 min class: (21-40 monthly classes) or 2 Years Served: $4045 min class: (41+ monthly classes) or 3 years served: $4560 min class: (0-20 monthly classes) or 1 year served: $4560 min class: (21-40 monthly classes) or 2 years served: $5060 min class: (41+ monthly classes) or 3 years served: $60Experience: The ideal candidate has experience teaching yoga classes, personal training, and working with seniors and/or people with disabilities.Certification: Yoga, Personal training, Tai Chi, and/or Zumba certification is required. Not certified? Click here: Insurance: Candidates are required to carry general liability insurance. Don't have insurance? Click here: Work Location: Our trainers teach classes within a 30 minute radius from where they live. Trainers are expected to drive to client-site locations to teach classes in-person. Classes will be grouped in the same geographic area to minimize travel time.Benefits: Flexible schedule (classes can occur throughout the week, Monday-Sunday, 9AM-12PM, 1PM-4PM), competitive hourly rate, expedited payment via direct deposit, highly rewarding experience assisting the senior population.Interview Process: The interview process is composed of three steps: an application, a submission of 2, 15 min audition videos for both chair yoga and seated exercise, and a 30 minute video conference interview.Notes: Kev's Gym handles the marketing, sales, social media, scheduling, invoicing, accounts receivable, customer service, and other business operational responsibilities so that you can focus on what you do best instructing chair yoga & seated exercise classes for seniors! Please feel free to visit our website, specifically our Senior Fitness page, along with our YouTube channel and other social media pages to learn more about the classes that we teach and to stay up-to-date on the latest Kev's Gym news! Kev's Gym (Senior Fitness Page) - YouTube - \_as=subscriber Facebook - Instagram - Join our team- Online Application: If you would like to apply for this position, please complete our online application found in this link: Job Types: Part-time, ContractPay: $45.00 - $60.00 per hourBenefits: Flexible schedule Health insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayWork Location: On the road

Keywords: Kev's Gym, Bridgeport , Senior Fitness Instructor, Education / Teaching , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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