Edge Kids Coach- Meriden, CT

Recruiter
The Edge Fitness Clubs
Location
Meriden
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 27, 2017
Closes
Oct 22, 2017
Industry
Technology
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Edge Kids Programming along with Coaches attention, enthusiasm and creativity sets the Edge apart from our competition. Edge Kids provides an active, upbeat and motivating atmosphere where Fitness Meets Fun!

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Support and articulate Edge Kids mission

* Adhere to Edge Kids Policies and Procedures

* Greet and check in children to Edge Kids in a professional and friendly manner

* Instruct and monitor active play programming

* Engage children in age appropriate fitness games and activities

* Support fellow staff

* Demonstrate a positive attitude

* Be energetic, enthusiastic and motivated?

* Be comfortable with children ages 6 weeks through 12 years

* Keep room neat, clean and sanitary

* Work within clubs and community outreach events

* Work Kids Night Out, Moms Day Out and Birthday Parties

Experience:

* Experience in youth fitness and programming preferred

* Experience in exercise science preferred

* Program design experience preferred

* Experience in care of children

Certifications:

* CRP

* First Aid

* Epi Pen

Physical Demands

* Bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, balancing

* Aerobic activity

* Ability to lift 50 pounds

Competencies

Integrity& Trust:

Demonstrates consistently sound personal and business ethics & behaviors; builds trust with others through openness and candor. Communicates intentions, ideas and feelings openly and directly. Maintains company values and adheres to all policies and procedures.

Teamwork:

Actively participates and fosters an environment that sustains a collaborative approach to working with others. Listens and responds constructively to other team members. The ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team.

* Listens and responds constructively to other team members' ideas

* Offers support for others' ideas and proposals

* Is open with supervisor about concerns

* Provides assistance to others when they need it.

* Shares his/her expertise with others

Managing Performance/Technical Expertise:

Demonstrates depth of knowledge and skill in working with and understanding children. Also taking ownership of self-development.

* With his/her manager, sets specific, measurable goals that are realistic but challenging, with dates for accomplishment.

* With his/her manager, clarifies expectations about what will be done and how.

* Enlists his/her manager's support in obtaining the information, resources, and training needed to accomplish his/her work effectively.

* Promptly notifies his/her manager about any problems that affect his/her ability to accomplish planned goals.

* Takes significant action to develop skills needed for effectiveness in current or future job.

Communication Skills:

Conveys information accurately, concisely and compellingly to a variety of audiences. Leaves good member notes in the system. Communicates with a positive tone to co-workers and members, negativity is never expressed. Always enthusiastic!

Flexibility:

Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one's preferred way of doing things, and the ability to embrace changes to programming or Edge Kids operations.

* Is able to see the merits of perspectives other than his/her own.

* Demonstrates openness to new organizational structures, procedures, and technology.

* Switches to a different strategy when an initially selected one is unsuccessful.

Customer Service Orientation:

Listens and responds effectively to customer questions; resolves customer problems, communicates policies and procedures in a friendly and helpful way.SDL2017