Early Childhood Gymnastics Instructor - no previous gymnastics experience needed

Naperville Park District - Naperville, IL (30+ days ago)4.1

Position Type:
Recreation - Athletics and Fitness

Date Posted:

Fort Hill Activity Center

The Gymnastics Instructor is responsible for providing instruction of gymnastic classes at the beginning level. This position will be working with preschool age participants. Applicants must be willing and comfortable working with children. No previous gymnastics experience is needed.

Salary: $9-$12 hourly

Schedule: Part Time; Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 2 pm
Must be available to work September thru May. Training is provided July - September.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead and monitor small class groups.
Provide a safe and positive environment for all participants. Instructors must have the ability to inspect and secure gymnastics equipment.
Ability to spot participants while performing gymnastics.
Ability to demonstrate fundamental gymnastics skills is preferred.
Assume responsibility for all participants until released to a parent or designated caregiver. Maintain awareness of each participant at all times.
Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards.
Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Work cooperatively with fellow teachers to help obtain the goals and objectives of the program.
Record and retain accident and incident reports. Provide copies to the Program Manager immediately.
Distribute written communications to participants as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrate excellent communication skills (i.e., professional ability to attend to customer needs).
Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns as needed.
Ability to relate sensitively to parents and participants.

Education and Experience:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR certification within six (6) weeks of date of hire.

Special Considerations:
Must be at least 14 years old.
Must be able to provide a work permit if under 16 years old.
Subject to modified/flexible work schedule.
Ability to lift light to medium weight (20-50 lbs) objects.