The Salvation Army

Dance Studio & Group Exercise Instructor

Job ID
Regular Part-Time


DEPARTMENT:      Fitness

REPORTS TO:         Fitness & Recreation Department Mgmt Team

SUPERVISES:          N/A

STATUS:                   Non-Exempt

SCHEDULE:            Part Time



  • Display good character and be passionate about impacting others lives through the realm of fitness.
  • Use excellent communication skills to work positively with different populations and build rapport with clients
  • Ensure that fitness classes meet ACSM standards
  • Ensure that a safe and healthy environment exists for participants
  • Arrive to teach class in advance of the scheduled time in order to greet participants, answer questions and address concerns
  • Share any applicable educational information with class participants
  • Give the Director of Recreation advance notice if unable to teach a class
  • Must be able to find a substitute instructor to fill-in if unable to teach a class
  • Motivate class participants to reach their fitness goals
  • Keep up-to-date on safety and fitness trends
  • Maintain any certifications
  • Will work some evening and weekend hours.





  • Make sure that all equipment is set-up and ready to be used before class begins
  • Evaluate, correct, and instruct members on proper exercise techniques
  • Evaluate, correct, and instruct members on how to properly use the dance studio equipment
  • Keep the dance studio equipment clean and functioning properly
  • Report any equipment/ facility problems to the Director of Fitness



  • Work with the Director of Recreation to keep track / records of class participants
  • Maintain records of teaching plans for each class and what was accomplished in each class.


  • All other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate by the Director of Recreation.



  1. Certified or equivalent experience particular class instructing
  2. Some experience in the field of fitness
  3. Must be able to design and run a class
  4. Must be able work in a team environment
  5. Must be safety conscious
  6. Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly, in English
  7. Must have the ability to work and relate well with individuals with varying needs
  8. Must be able to handle difficult situations/confrontations in a professional manner
  9. Must be able to work in a very active and physical environment
  10. Must possess an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army


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