Chief Curriculum Lead

Posted 1.5.24
New York, NY

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Working in partnership with the Talent Leadership Team, the Chief Curriculum Lead facilitates the recruitment, training, and development of Barry’s Instructors. They also support the daily Curriculum operations of Barry’s studios, ensuring that communication is streamlined and well-coordinated. The incumbent is a high-performing Barry’s Instructor, who exhibits exceptional leadership abilities and full alignment with the organization’s mission, vision, and values.

This position may be based out of any US market with a Corporate-owned Barry’s studio and is only open internally to Barry’s Instructors. 

Essential Duties

Own a permanent schedule of Barry’s classes, role modeling best of brand standards in delivering first-class training to all clients with impeccable programming.

  • Support the Talent Leadership in identifying potential talent and vetting candidates to keep a full talent pipeline.

Serve as a point of contact and reference for potentially interested Barry’s Instructors, maintaining robust knowledge of the Instructor Career Path.

  • Partner with the Talent Leadership team to select and finalize candidates for Barry’s Instructor Training Program.

Support Instructor Trainings, providing clear, direct, and consistent brand feedback to Instructor Trainees.Manage the pre- and post-training process to ensure proper support for new Instructors as they ramp.

  • Lead continuing education and Instructor development efforts, supporting the VP of Instructor Training and Development in systemizing and scaling Curriculum Programs.
  • Regularly audit Instructor’s classes, partnering with Talent Leadership to ensure the delivery of consistent feedback and streamlined communication on Instructor development, performance, schedules, growth, and career pathing.

Work to uphold Barry’s community and culture standards, and live the Company’s mission, vision, and values daily.Represent the Barry’s brand within the studio and throughout the fitness community.Set a positive example for all Barry’s team members through exemplary conduct, embodiment of Barry’s culture, and strong work ethic.


  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Senior Instructor  or above at Barry’s, having consistently met or exceeded all of the position’s performance requirements (minimum of 575 classes taught in the prior year and top 40% of utilization among peers).
Demonstrated ability to consistently deliver a skillful, high-quality Barry’s class.Proven mastery of Barry’s Curriculum and teaching fundamentals.Demonstrated history of positive community engagement both in and outside of Barry’s studios.Ability to work closely with peers without ego and give feedback to individuals at all skill levels from the perspective of the brand.Eagerness to continue to learn from Chief Curriculum Leads and Curriculum Leadership.Earned trust and respect across the Instructor population.Ability to work well with Curriculum Leadership and cross-functionally.Exhibits best of brand standards in living the Barry’s values and acting in alignment with the organization’s mission and values.Willingness to travel as and when needed.
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