CALM Wellness Promotion Instructors | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

CALM Wellness Promotion Instructors

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Compassionate Schools Project affiliated with Youth-Nex and the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is seeking CALM Wellness Promotion Instructors to lead workplace wellness promotion programs in schools in Louisville, KY. Duties include teaching yoga, mindfulness, breathing exercises, and other contemplative practices to promote wellness, emotional and physical wellbeing, and to build skills for stress-management and self-care. Instructors work 16 to 17 weeks over the school year from 8 to 10 morning hours a week. Work includes preparing for and presenting wellness curriculum in school settings and attending team meetings. This is a wage position that does not carry benefits.

At least one year of experience teaching yoga is required. Additional training or experience in mindfulness or other contemplative practices is also required. Certification as a yoga instructor is required. Must have completed a 200-hr teacher training program.

Reliable early morning availability on weekdays and
strong oral communication skills are a must.
Ability to follow a curriculum, adhere to lesson plans, and be open to feedback and coaching is required. Ability to work effectively instructing groups with diverse backgrounds and abilities is essential.

Experience working with diverse populations outside of a studio setting, e. g. teaching workplace classes or chair-based classes for seniors or special populations is preferred. Prior experience working in a school setting (e. g. as a classroom teacher or support staff), prior work with teachers, or work teaching youth in an educational setting are also preferred. Basic knowledge of word processing and familiarity with e-mail are also required.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

## If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:

At least one year of experience teaching yoga. Additional training or experience in mindfulness or other contemplative practices.

## If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience:

Experience working with diverse populations outside of a studio setting, e. g. teaching workplace classes or chair-based classes for seniors or special populations.
Prior experience working in a school setting (e. g. as a classroom teacher or support staff), prior work with teachers, or work teaching youth in an educational setting.

## Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Reliable early morning availability on weekdays.
Strong oral communication skills.
Ability to follow a curriculum, adhere to lesson plans, and be open to feedback and coaching.
Ability to work effectively instructing groups with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover Letter

*Department:* Curry School of Education

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*FLSA Exemption Status:* Non Exempt

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 08-21-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? :* Yes

*Employment Posting Category:* University Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77085

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $200 goal pay per week (4 weekly sessions plus team meeting)

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Number of Months/Year:* 12

*Drug Testing Required? (Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included):* No

*Position Type:* Hourly Wage

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No

*Required Computer Applications:* Basic Word Processing and familiarity with e-mail.

*Area of Interest:* Educational Support and Administration

*Employment Conditions:* Criminal HistorySexual Offender RegistryInternational Search

*If yes, what is the required License or Certification. :* Certified yoga instructor. Must have completed a 200-hr teacher training program.

*Shift:* Day

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Staff Application

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* Some - up to 4 years

*Posting Number:* 0617153

*Organization (Position Organization):* 31175 CU-Youth-Nex

*Preferred ExperienceWha

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