Job Title:                    Tumbling Instructor

Branch:                      Downtown

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

Reports to:                Gymnastics Director

Revision Date:           January 09, 2023                               Starting Pay: $15.00





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




The employee is required to complete all mandatory on-line training courses, as well as get CPR certified within 3 months of hire. The position is for a Tumbling Coach. Instructor must be proficient in and able to SPOT tumbling. This position is for all levels of tumbling. Knowledge and spotting of at least a back layout is required.




  • Instruct tumbling classes.
  • Assist with special events: i.e. parent’s night out and birthday parties.
  • Taking class attendance.
  • 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.
  • Teaching private lessons may also be available.





  • Instruct tumbling 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.




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 (min 25 lbs)    Running X                     Stooping X


Crouching X                  Pulling X                       Standing X                    Walking X


Spotting through High School age athletes X






High School diploma or currently enrolled.




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