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Youth Martial Arts Instructor
Jewish Educational Alliance
5111 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Principal Responsibilities:

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Callie Smith at


Provide a safe and enjoyable martial arts environment for participating students while instructing individual and group skills, sportsmanship, and enjoyment of the martial arts.

Employee Expectations
1. A desire to work with children and ability to communicate on their age-appropriate level.
2. Ability to show up to classes/events on time with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
3. Commit to a minimum of 2 hours per week.
4. Exhibit patience, maturity, and dependability.
5. Possess good organization skills in and out of the class.
6. Possess strong moral values and personal ethics.
7. Use moral values and personal ethics to make just decisions for players and the team.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Provide instruction on age-appropriate martial arts skills and lessons.
Inform students of the cultural aspects of martial arts.
Ensure discipline and respect in each class.
Encourage appropriate use of the techniques learned, within the class and outside of the class.
Ensure and promote safety at all times.
Keep students informed of their progress.
Adhere to JEA policies, objectives, and rules as a campus. Lead by example in word and action among players, staff, and families.

Minimum Qualifications:

Position Requirements & Qualifications
Age 18 or older.
Black belt in your chosen martial arts style.
At least 3 years experience teaching martial arts to students of various ages.
CPR/First Aid/AED certified.
Cleared Background Check.
Physically agile with strong leadership skills.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Much of the work of this position is completed while standing/moving around in an athletic facility.
Able to perform martial arts movements and demonstrations with ease.

Status Non-Exempt (Hourly)



Agency Information:

Where can you find a highly rated preschool, health club, racquetball court, gym, and pool in the same facility? Where can your mother join in on senior programs with other older adults, and your son play in a basketball league with all of his buddies? What if you were able to drop your kids off at day camp, book a personal training session, and then meet your friends for a Yoga class? All this and more happens every day at the JEA.

Discover your community at the Jewish Educational Alliance. Since 1912, the JEA has been dedicated to ensuring a strong and vibrant Jewish life and community for generations to come. Our summer camp and wide array of enriching activities provide opportunities for you to discover your community through innovative programs designed to meet the needs of everyone from infants to adults. Regardless of your age, faith or background, you?re welcome here. So please, explore our website and stop by for a tour of the JEA. We look forward to serving you.

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