Job Title:

Martial Arts Instructor


Excel Martial Arts


Port Coquitlam, BC

Closing Date:


We are expanding.  We are seeking 3 highly motivated individuals for a career instructing a martial art that is based in tradition and merged with modern teaching techniques.  Successful candidates will be trained in our system and then will be able to teach in one of our existing locations in the Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley.

Primary Functions/Duties

  • Teach EMA curriculum
  • Follow class syllabus, run warm ups, and teach 4-6 classes per day, Monday-Friday. 2-3 on Saturday.
  • Be an ambassador for EMA and aid in running special events including introductory classes, birthday parties, public demonstrations, fundraisers and school PE classes.
  • Pick up children from school for the after school Athletic Program
  • Report to owner of the school on a daily basis
  • Attend ongoing EMA curriculum training


  • Energetic, upbeat personality, excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships, especially with children                                                                                  
  • Some teaching experience
  •  2nd Degree Black Belt, or equivalent,  in any traditional or mixed martial art
  • 19+ years old
  • Proficient in basic hand and foot techniques
  • Basic grappling knowledge – or willing to learn
  • Some teaching experience
  • CPR and First Aid training an asset or willing to take the course
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Fluency in the English language.
  • Reliable, dependable and punctual
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work with children, teen, adults and special populations
  • Able to work in Canada and provide a clear criminal record check
  • Clear drivers abstract and able to meet requirements for obtaining a class 4 drivers license
  • Able to meet the requirements for the basic child care course.

Very competitive compensation based on experience, with a performance review at 3 months, 9 months, and 1 year.

Possibility of opening and owning your own school after successfully holding a full time head instructor position. 

The successful applicant will participate in our instructor training program.


Please submit a cover letter with your resume. Only qualified candidates will be considered.


Posted 2017-11-20

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