Yoga Instructor

Santa Fe College

Nov 16, 2023

Salary: $19.50 Hourly

Location: Northwest Campus, Gainesville


Works with the Fitness Center Manager to create, oversee, facilitate and conduct the yoga program for SF students and staff.   Classes will be held daily Monday – Friday from 6:45am – 7:45am.

The focus is on stretch and relaxation with the goal of reducing stress and increasing wellness. The successful candidate will have a positive and energetic attitude, be passionate about wellness and have two years of experience leading group yoga classes. The coordinator must be a certified yoga instructor.

Class will take place Monday – Friday in the mornings. The exact class time will be determined based on the instructor’s availability.

Reports to: Fitness Center Manager

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Teach safe, effective yoga techniques and positions to a diverse population of SF students and staff.
  • Demonstrate all yoga exercises to participants to ensure compliance to safety standards and that participants are doing the exercises and poses with proper alignment.
  • Monitor fitness levels and requirements of all participants and design classes to suit the needs of participants.
  • Direct yoga classes according to the assigned schedule.
  • Devise and implement engaging routines and movements. 
  • Provide ongoing observation and feedback to the SF participants regarding proper yoga techniques.
  • Provide a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles.
  • Provide alternative movements during class to accommodate different fitness & skill levels.
  • Respond to participants suggestions and concerns in a timely and professional manner.
  • Maintain neat and clean exercise room at all times.
  • Participate in special campus events and activities as needed.
  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required:  RYT 200 Hour Certification, CPR + AED  
Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted.

General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Application Process: All applicants must submit a completed online application with the required certifications as listed above, along with a resume/CV.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

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