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Elementary Fitness Specialist

New York Full Time

Job description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Organize and lead daily physical activity for students
Promote physical literacy; the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge, and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physicalactivities for life
Incorporate sports, games, and a variety of other unique and exciting activities in a positive, fun environment
For those working with students in Pre-K – grade 2, incorporate songs, dances, active play, and non-competitive games
Adapt activities to creatively engage children with various skill sets and interests
Implement physical activities in a variety of settings, including small classrooms, cafeteria, and gymnasium
Provide clear classroom instructions, including learning objectives and transitions
Provide consistent motivation, enthusiasm, and role modeling for healthy lifestyle choices
Gather height and weight measurements and facilitate PACER fitness test

Job requirements

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

Experience implementing physical activities in school-based, after-school, camp, and/or community-based settings. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Comfortable working in various urban settings and with diverse populations
Team-oriented with strong organizational and collaborative skills
Animated, energetic spirit and a positive, resilient attitude
Adapts well to changes in assignment and priorities with the ability to respond effectively to new information, changing conditions, and unexpected obstacles
Must be available to work after-school hours and evenings (2-7 p.m.) for a total of 20 hours per week, as well as attend trainings on the second Thursday of every month, 12-2 p.m.
Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time


  • N.Y. STAFF
  • New York
  • Category: Sport & Fitness
  • Career level: ---
  • Job type: Full Time