Covenant Health

Job Title
Fort Sanders West Health and Fitness Center
Department Name


FSW Fitness Center



Group Fitness Instructor

PRN/OCC, Hours and Shifts vary


Fort Sanders West Overview:

Fort Sanders Health & Fitness Center is not just Knoxville’s best gym, it is a 5-star health club. The facility offers a wide variety of group fitness classes, indoor and outdoor tennis, heated indoor and outdoor pool, pickleball, racquetball, Squash, childcare, basketball court, in addition to a full selection of strength and cardio equipment.

Fort Sanders Health & Fitness Center is the only Tennessee Quality award-winning fitness facility in the state. With five-star amenities, extensive classes, programs for all ages of the family, and The Day Spa, we truly are Knoxville’s best Health and Fitness Center.

In addition to the amenities found throughout the gym our programs include aquatics, racquet sports, youth classes, individual training opportunities, Weight Management program,  Small Group Training, virtual fitness, and group fitness.  Our group fitness classes range from kickboxing and cardio classes to indoor cycling and mind/body wellness. Strength training options include resistance equipment, free weights, and body sculpting classes.

We also have community based group fitness classes through Covenant’s BodyWORKS Program – go to our BodyWORKS page to see more information about our community classes, and the partnered facilities hosting community group fitness classes in the Knoxville and surrounding areas.


Position Summary:

The Group Fitness Instructor teaches a variety of group fitness exercise classes using professionally approved techniques along with the highest standards of safety. Keeping abreast of current exercise trends will be an on- going responsibility. The instructor should always make themselves available for concerns or questions for members and participate in special club events, promotions, or activities.


Recruiter: Kathleen Rice || || 865-374-5386


  • Teaches scheduled classes, which includes arriving 15 minutes prior to class and staying 15 minutes after.
  • Maintains general appearance of the aerobics studio, facilities, and equipment (stereos, weights, steps, jump ropes, etc.).
  • If scheduling changes are necessary, notifies the department leader as soon as possible to find a substitute for the class.
  • Maintains a safe classroom environment.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:          

None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.


Minimum Experience:         



Licensure Requirement:      



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