HIIT/Crossfit/Functional Fitness Instructor

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HIIT/Crossfit/Functional Fitness Instructor

Brooklyn, NY
Open Date:
Jan 9, 2019

Description: Pratt Athletics and Recreation is looking for a passionate HIIT/Small Group Instructor to teach and guide classes on the Pratt Institute Campus. Our goal is to continue the development and wellness of the Pratt community through fitness, sport, and mindfulness.


  • Design, instruct, and innovate classes and workouts to a wide range of users and participants (as well as interested patrons) using barbells, kettlebells, TRX, plyometrics, rowers, and various functional fitness equipment.
  • Contribute to our growing fitness community by maintaining, developing, assisting, encouraging, correcting and challenging our class participants (students, faculty, staff, and community members) through their small group training experience.
  • Teach, guide, and emphasize proper technique on movements, lifts, and various exercises.
  • Represent and promote fitness and wellness through fitness, wellness, and community.



  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Outgoing personality, excellent communication, and superb empathy and passion for wellness.
  • At least one year of successful experience leading classes (or recognized group exercise certification).
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of safe practice as well as the ability to modify exercise programs in the interest of equality, ability, and interest.
  • Responsible in finding qualified substitutes in their place due to any unforeseen circumstances that may occur.
  • Current APR/AED certification (or must become certified).


  • Must be available for early morning and/or evening classes and times.

Additional Preferences:

  • Current national recognized group exercise certification (AFAA, ACE, IFTA, NETA); specialty certifications where appropriate (i.e. Spinning, Pilates, Yoga).

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume. If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to provide at least 5 References via our on-line reference tool system. At least 2 of your References must be, or have been, your direct managers.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/23/2019
Application Due: 3/28/2019
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