Yarra City Council
Group Exercise Instructor

Posted: 15 Jul
Closes: 07 Oct


Group Exercise Instructor  

Casual - Band 3A + 25% - $40.97 - $44.26 + super

+ Class Allowance between $46.48 – $70.48 (class dependent)

Yarra Leisure is on the lookout for energetic, enthusiastic and knowledgeable Group Exercise Instructors to work in our growing group exercise program. 

An ability to provide enjoyable, safe and fun classes is essential, as is the willingness to contribute to our positive team culture. We offer the latest equipment and technology to support you delivering current fitness trends. 

We deliver over 130 classes per week across our iconic Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond sites. 

Class styles we are recruiting for include:

  • Aqua 
  • Deep Water Running 
  • Les Mills: Body Balance, Body Pump, Body Step & Body Combat 
  • Circuit (Core & Cardio, Team Tabata & Total Body
  • Mat Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Spin
  • Zumba 
  • SwimFit Coaches for Adult Swimming Exercise

What can we offer you: 

The latest equipment, technology and a supportive environment so you can deliver the very best classes.

City of Yarra funded professional development and training opportunities, online and live courses for developing skills and secondment opportunities to advance your career.  

City of Yarra funded CPR, First Aid and CEC Courses. 

Complimentary membership - Gym, Swim and Group Exercise classes. 

If successful in joining Yarra Leisure and Yarra City Council, you'll be a key team member delivering a broad range of group exercise classes across our three modern leisure centres. Our extensive group fitness timetable is focused on health and wellbeing and caters to a wide range of participants. We pride ourselves on actively making a positive difference to the people within our community. 

What you need to apply: 

Ability to deliver enjoyable, safe and fun classes and the willingness to contribute to our positive team culture. 

To apply please upload as separate documents to the correct location provided: 

  • Cover Letter 
  • Resume 

Attach and upload current: 

  • Qualification specific to the application exercise styles. 
  • CPR and First Aid certification. 
  • Working with Children Check. 
  • AusActive Registration or equivalent, or willingness to attain. 

Answers to the three Key Selection Criteria must also be submitted in the form provided. A minimum answer of a paragraph on each answer is suggested. 

  • Describe your experience and ability to lead enjoyable, informative and productive exercise classes. 
  • Provide an example of your proactive ability to increase class participation and occupancy. 
  • Describe how you demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional development, maintenance of industry certifications and best practise techniques. 

For further details about the role, please see the Position Description or contact Adam Horton Group Exercise Team Leader adam.horton@yarracity.vic.gov.au

Download File 100459 Group Exercise Instructor Position Description.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 28 July 2024 at 11:55pm 

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria; including specific examples for each KSC.  

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check and a pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. 

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all.  This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.  We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.