Part Time Yoga Instructor
Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking a Part-Time Yoga Instructor to begin on October 17, 2022 and will last for the duration of the academic school year. Episcopal School of Nashville is committed to an inclusive program, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be an experienced yoga teacher capable of effectively teaching different ages of students in developmentally appropriate ways. The compensation for the position is $20-25 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.
Located at the Historic Ross Elementary Building in East Nashville, Episcopal School of Nashville is a diverse urban independent school, and is dedicated to nurturing the joy of learning and the spirit of discovery in each of its students. Caring, committed faculty members, in partnership with parents, serve as role models, mentors, and guides. Episcopal School continually strives for an academically talented and ethnically diverse student body and seeks the same in its faculty.
The ideal candidate will be able to facilitate a balanced yoga practice for participants of all levels and abilities, providing progressions and regressions when necessary, and
educating students on appropriate breathing principles and safe transitioning techniques. Additionally, they will be a thoughtful listener, who is able to effectively motivate and teach students ranging from PK-8th grade and with diverse learning needs and abilities. An ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, colleagues, and families, both orally and in writing, is essential. Professionalism, a positive outlook, a good sense of humor, and a student-centered approach to middle school teaching are highly valued.
A credential in Group Exercise/Fitness Instructor certification through a nationally
recognized organization (AFAA, ACE, ACSM, etc.) and/or a Yoga specific 200 hour training is expected. The successful candidate will have a knowledge of group fitness teaching strategies including class design, cueing technique, integration of music, tempo, and rhythm.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest to Dr. Deatrice Swett, PK-8 Principal, at email@example.com. .