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Experience it – Ajax!

The Town of Ajax, situated on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, is an innovative municipal sector leader that provides a variety of services to one of the fastest growing communities in Ontario.  With over 130,000 residents, Ajax’s rich heritage and culturally diverse community make it a great place to work and live.

 

Yoga Instructor – Part Time

We are looking for Yoga Instructors who are passionate about the practice of yoga, and inspire others to live an active lifestyle. Reporting to the Fitness Coordinator, the Yoga Instructor is accountable for planning, implementing and facilitating safe, effective and motivating Yoga classes.

 

Key Duties

  • Creates and delivers safe, effective, and motivating yoga classes in an organized manner.
  • Engages with participants and facilitates a positive and inclusive environment.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program i.e. monitoring participant sign-in and reporting attendance numbers.
  • Works cooperatively and maintains communication with other instructors, staff, and supervisor as necessary.
  • Assists in communication to participants, and promotes member incentives.   
  • Assists in maintaining safe facilities and equipment, and maintains cleanliness and organization in fitness spaces. 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Yoga Instructor certification recognized by the Yoga Alliance or equivalent.
  • Minimum one year of experience instructing yoga classes and/or leadership skills and a combination of training, education and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of yoga sequencing, modifications, and program development.
  • Knowledge of industry standards as related to yoga classes.
  • Organized, enthusiastic, and approachable.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR C.
  • Able to provide a Criminal Reference check with Vulnerable Sector screening dated within the last six months that is satisfactory to the Town.

 

Nice to Have

  • Experience in Pre/Post Natal Yoga, Kids’ Yoga, or Older Adult Yoga is an asset.
  • CanFitPro FIS certification and experience instructing fitness classes is an asset.
  • High Five® Training is an asset.

 

What is Offered to Staff

  • Rate of Pay: $38.72 – $42.09 per hour.
  • Hours of Work: This is a part time non-union position that works up to 24 hours per week.   The hours of work are Monday to Sunday, various shifts between 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Town Perks: The Town offers part-time staff access to an Employee & Family Service Program, Health & Wellness Program, Town of Ajax Fitness Centre Combo Membership and a defined pension plan (OMERS pension).

 

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please go to the Town of Ajax website at www.ajax.ca/careers.  The closing date for this position is 11:59 p.m. on May 30, 2024.

We would like to thank all applicants however, please note that only those selected to attend an interview will be contacted and all other applicants will be kept on file. Applicants are advised that written, oral and practical testing may form part of the selection process.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Town of Ajax is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and accessibility within the workplace where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. The Town embraces diversity and gender expression through policy, staff training and providing positive spaces. The Town encourages applications from all qualified candidates. If selected for an interview, please inform Human Resources staff of any accommodation you may require during the process.

To apply for this job please visit tre.tbe.taleo.net.