Position Information

Job Title:              Gymnastics Instructor

Branch:                Downtown

FLSA Status:         Part-Time, Non-exempt (hourly)

Reports to:           Gymnastics Director

Grade     Min           Mid          Max
  II        7.60          9.50       11.40

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The position of Gymnastics Instructor is a part-time position with responsibilities at the John Tupper Gymnastics Facility.  Primary duty is, but not limited to, instructing recreational classes.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

The employee is required to take the required six YMCA on-line training courses within 2 weeks of employment. The courses include: Child Abuse Module 1, Sexual Harassment, ALICE, OSHA ( hazard communications ), blood borne pathogen & slip/trip/fall.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:

  • Instruct recreational classes.
  • Assist with special events: i.e. parent’s night out and birthday parties.
  • Taking class attendance.
  • Occasionally assist with accepting payments.  (Cash/check/credit card)
  • Lead stretches.
  • Ensure proper techniques during stretches.
  • Monitor gymnasts’ activities by walking the floor.
  • Instruct groups in a creative manner by ensuring skill sets are met.
  • Ensure that gymnasts’ are performing in a safe environment by continuously scanning the area and making necessary adjustments. I.e. moving mats and adjusting equipment.
  • Effectively communicate in a timely manner with parents regarding students’ progress.
  • Respond to participant feedback and requests for information.
  • General cleaning duties as assigned. I.e. mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of Emergency Procedures, i.e. fire or inclement weather.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Assistant Gymnastics Director, Gymnastics Director.

ABILITY TO:

  • Instruct recreational gymnastics classes and events.
  • Set an example for the participants by displaying YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
  • Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of indoor settings.

Carrying X  Kneeling X Pushing X Sitting X
Climbing X Lifting X  Running X Stooping X
Crouching X Pulling X Standing X Walking X

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

CPR/AED Certified (child and adult)

EDUCATION:

High School diploma or currently enrolled.

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