Edge Kids Area Lead
KIDS FITNESS AREA LEAD
Life’s short, work somewhere awesome!
Our Edge Kids Programming along with Coach’s attention, enthusiasm and creativity sets the Edge apart. Edge Kids provides an active, upbeat and motivating atmosphere where Fitness Meets Fun! If you have tons of energy, love kids, and love helping staff become their best, you may be the person we are looking for!
What we expect from all our coaches…
Move, Groove and have fun utilizing our exciting program of activities (don’t worry, we’ll teach you how!)
Provide outstanding member experience and customer service
Smiling is your favorite! And you like to make others smile as well!
You MUST love kids – and be excited to help them feel proud of their efforts and accomplishments
Helping co-workers go from good to great!
What we expect from our Area Lead…
The Area Lead works with our GMs and Area Directors, and is primarily responsible for ensuring that the Edge Kids program is executed to the high standards established by the Edge Fitness Clubs, in every class, every day.
The person in this position spends about 60% of their time teaching every day, with the balance devoted to day-to-day operations and to build a top-notch team committed to providing outstanding member experience every day.
Know and understand the Edge Kids philosophy and program, and can communicate information correctly, clearly, and professionally to parents.
Train all new hires for the company, both in Edge Kids and the club as well
Run GREAT kid’s activities that are high energy and FUN!
Perform other administrative duties not listed here
You’ll fit in here if…
You enjoy being a goofball and love giving high-5’s
Kids really like you, and their parents do too!
You live to serve! Making others feel good makes you feel good too
Good mood is your middle name
You work hard, play hard! You love to have fun, but know when there’s work to do
You are looking to make a difference in kid’s lives. Taking pride in yourself and workplace is where we start.
You have above-average energy and people often refer to you as the Energizer Bunny
You will think your job is awesome because…
Kids will walk out of Edge Kids more confident than when they walked in
We take fun pretty seriously, but we also take the role you play in a child’s life seriously too.
This may not be your career, but we are going to train you like it is, and with the rapid growth around the country you might find us wherever your journeys take you where the Edge could be a part of supporting those adventures.
You’ll get your steps in and close all your activity rings and have fun doing it!
We offer a flexible schedule to fit in with your life
General Club Responsibilities
Support and articulate Edge Kids mission
Adhere to Edge Kids Policies and Procedures
Greet parents and check in children to Edge Kids in a professional and friendly manner
Be energetic, enthusiastic and motivated
Engage and instruct children in age appropriate games and activities according to provided program of activities.
Support fellow staff in all areas of the Edge Fitness Clubs
Demonstrate a positive attitude
Be comfortable with children ages 12 weeks through 12 years
Keep room neat, clean and sanitary
Work within clubs and community outreach events
Working some split shifts and occasional weekend days are required
Interviewing staff with the understanding of the Edge Kids standards
Schedule staff to ensure adequate coverage for all shifts as well as call-outs and events
Coach and train staff
Ability to work Full time
Ability to work flexible hours – Some nights and weekends are required.
Demonstrates a “roll up the sleeves” mentality
Must have a passion for working with kids
Positive and enthusiastic
Committed to training and ongoing personal development and the development of your team
Can demonstrate excellent class management skills
Must have a good work ethic; be reliable, on time and dependable
Must pass a criminal background check
Education & Experience:
Has history of leadership and people management of functional teams including proven success in leading, coaching and motivating teams
Experience in youth programming desired
Experience in exercise science desired
Experience in working with children required
CRP certified a plus
First Aid certified a plus
Epi Pen certified a plus
Accountability: Takes responsibility for all work activities and personal actions; follows through on commitments; implements decisions that have been agreed upon; maintains confidentiality with sensitive information; acknowledges and learns from mistakes without blaming others; recognizes the impact of one’s behavior on others.
Safety: Places high value on workplace safety of self and others; maintains a clean environment. Identifies potential hazards and pursues corrective actions; follows established safety policies and procedures.
Communication Skills: Conveys information accurately, concisely and compellingly to a variety of audiences and adapts communication methods based on situation.
Teamwork: Actively participates and fosters an environment that sustains a collaborative approach to working with others.
Decision Making: Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences. The ability to make decisions and solve problems involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity, and risk.
Conflict Management: Prevents, manages, and/or resolves conflict.
Bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, balancing
Sustained physical exertion
Ability to lift 50 pounds
This job operates in child care environment in a health club and occasion office work is necessary. The position will interact with children, Edge coaches and supervisors and members on a daily.
There is some travel in this position. The employee may be asked to travel locally to other clubs or to corporate for meetings.
Position type & expected hours of work:
This is a part time nonexempt position with varied hours based on the needs of the business. Occasional evening, weekend and split shift work will be required as job duties demand.
Supervisory Responsibility:This position oversees the full breadth of offered programs, ensuring that the extremely high standards of The Edge Fitness Clubs are adhered to in every class, every day. Most Area Leads spend approximately 60 percent of their time teaching classes and the balance of their time doing administrative duties as well as overseeing supervisors and managing programs. This position reports to the General Manager of the club as well as the Area Director.
JOIN OUR TEAM AND MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF THE KIDS AND THEIR FAMILIES!
Edge Fitness, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.
The above statements are intended to describe the general activities, duties and responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Please note these statements are not an exhaustive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Duties, Responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.