Sports Skills Instructor

Life Time Fitness Bloomingdale , IL 60108

Posted 3 months ago



Do you enjoy working with children and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and caring Martial Arts Instructors who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

We aspire to help children in the development of significant skills through activities and games for children between the ages of 3 to 11 years. Most importantly we are here to create a safe environment for all in our state of the art, newly renovated studios that is energizing and educating in a trustworthy community. Utilize your excellent customer service skills and passion for martial arts in this exciting position!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Arrives 15 minutes prior to shift to prepare for class

  • Constructs a weekly or monthly educational lesson plan while following

  • our signature format

  • Creates and implements different activities relevant to Kids program

  • Plays educational games, cleaning up after each class

  • Is available to assist with Kids Activities optional programming (Camps,

  • Parents Night Out, Birthday Parties)

  • Promotes all Kids Activities programming

  • Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse

  • relating to youth

Leader of play! As we continue to learn and develop, we encourage you to

exercise your creativity when deciding on daily activities as you will be

provided with a signature format as a guide to follow. Classes need to be

energizing, constructive and fun!


Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • 2 years' experience in martial arts preferred

  • College degree or Continuing Education preferred

  • Minimum of six months to one year of teaching children ages 3 to 11 in similar programs or activities

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

  • For Instructors working with children under the age of 6, certification or equivalent education experience in Early Childhood Development preferred

  • Martial Arts specific certification or education preferred (not kid specific)

  • Life Time University certification in relevant skill required after hire

  • First Aid required within the first 60 days of hire

  • Infant/Child and Adult CPR/AED certification required within the first 60

  • days of hire

  • Applicant must complete all state or federal requirements prior to first day of directly working with children or within other specified timeframe.

  • Requirements vary by state.

  • A complete list of requirements is available from the hiring manager.

Requirements may include, but not limited to:

  • Tuberculosis test

  • All required vaccinations (or signed exemption)

  • Fingerprints taken by a local police department for a background check

  • Background checks required by state specific child care licensing laws that are in addition to Life Time background check

  • Continuing education courses for continued employment in working with children

  • Infant and Children First Aid and CPR Certifications

  • All requirements must be completed at the cost of the applicant, unless prohibited by law

  • Auditioning for the position and providing an example lesson plan


All Life Time Team Members receive:

  • Complimentary Life Time membership

  • Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services

Additional Full Time Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Industry-leading Education and Training

  • Flexible Spending Account Dependent (day) Care Account


Hourly Wage


  • Classes are in increments of 45 minutes. Classes are offered at a variety of times throughout the week, evenings and weekends

  • You will be required to teach a minimum of 2 of the same signature classes per week

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