Life Time Fitness, Inc. Martial Arts Academy Instructor in Indianapolis, Indiana


Do you enjoy working with children and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and caring Martial Arts Instructors who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.We aspire to help children in the development of significant skills through activities and games for children between the ages of 3 to 11 years. Most importantly we are here to create a safe environment for all in our state of the art, newly renovated studios that is energizing and educating in a trustworthy community. Utilize your excellent customer service skills and passion for martial arts in this exciting position!Duties & Responsibilities

  • Arrives 15 minutes prior to shift to prepare for class

  • Constructs a weekly or monthly educational lesson plan while following our signature format

  • Creates and implements different activities relevant to Kids program

  • Plays educational games, cleaning up after each class

  • Is available to assist with Kids Activities optional programming (Camps, Parents Night Out, Birthday Parties)

  • Promotes all Kids Activities programming

  • Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse relating to youth

  • Leader of play! As we continue to learn and develop, we encourage you to

    exercise your creativity when deciding on daily activities as you will be provided with a signature format as a guide to follow. Classes need to be energizing, constructive and fun!Qualifications Education & Experience
  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • 2 years’ experience in martial arts preferred

  • College degree or Continuing Education preferred

  • Minimum of six months to one year of teaching children ages 3 – 11 in similar programs or activities

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

+ For Instructors working with children under the age of 6, certification or equivalent education experience in Early Childhood Development preferred

  • Martial Arts specific certification or education preferred (not kid specific)

  • Life Time University certification in relevant skill required after hire

  • First Aid required within the first 60 days of hire

  • Infant/Child and Adult CPR/AED certification required within the first 60 days of hire

  • Applicant must complete all state or federal requirements prior to first day of directly working with children or within other specified timeframe.

    Requirements vary by state. A complete list of requirements is available from the hiring manager.Requirements may include, but not limited to:

  • Tuberculosis test

  • All required vaccinations (or signed exemption)

  • Fingerprints taken by a local police department for a background check

  • Background checks required by state specific child care licensing laws that are in addition to Life Time background check

  • Continuing education courses for continued employment in working with children

  • Infant and Children First Aid and CPR Certifications

  • All requirements must be completed at the cost of the applicant, unless prohibited by law

  • Auditioning for the position and providing an example lesson plan

    BenefitsAll Life Time Team Members receive:

  • Complimentary Life Time membership

  • Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services

Additional Full Time Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Industry-leading Education and Training

  • Flexible Spending Account – Dependent (day) Care Account


  • Hourly Wage


  • Classes are in increments of 45 minutes. Classes are offered at a variety of times throughout the week, evenings and weekends

  • You will be required to teach a minimum of 2 of the same signature classes

    per week

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