Effective immediately, the Human Resources Department will accept online applications for a Lead Gymnastics Instructor and Gymnastics Instructors in our Community Education Department located at Central Square Community Center.  The anticipated start date for the Lead Gymastics Instructor is October 18.  The anticipated start date for additional Gymnastic Instructors is October 25, based on program schedules and participation numbers.  Rate of pay for the Lead Gymnastics Instructor is $20.00 per hour, up to 20 hours per week.  Rate of pay for Gymnastics Instructor is $15.00 per hour, up to 20 hours per week.

Application Process:  To be considered for a position, submit online application at www.sspps.org.  Posting will remain open until positions are filled. 

Job Summary
Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of the youth gymnastics program. 
 
Job Functions

  • Supervise youth gymnastics programming.
  • Research, develop, and implement new gymnastics programming.
  • Evaluate programming and recommend changes as necessary. 
  • Provide leadership, supervision, training and mentoring for youth gymnastics staff.
  • Provide oversight and updating to program processes.
  • Oversee risk management, training and safety needs of the youth gymnastics program; assess equipment and make recommendations for repair or replacements.
  • Maintain and develop with high school program to facilitate collaboration with youth initiatives.
  • Be a positive role model for respectful behavior and problem solving strategies.
  • Adhere to staff and program guidelines and district procedures and policies.
  • Maintain Midwest Amateur Gymnastic Association or USA Gymnastics Membership and Credentials
  • Demonstrated prompt, regular and reliable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Required:

  • Current and maintained Accreditation, Certifications and annual training of Midwest Amateur Gymnastic Association or USA Gymnastics
  • Experience leading, planning and implementing a gymnastic program
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • CPR/AED/First aid certified
  • Ability to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends
  • Ability to promote, organize, and direct gymnastic classes to various participants
  • Proven leadership skills with both youth and adults
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to successfully manage programs/projects
  • Ability to work with various age groups
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with class participants, instructors, staff and community members
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with independently and ability to resolve disputes and problems effectively
  • Ability to understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations
  • Ability to perform computer functions, including the use of Google apps, email, Internet navigation and Microsoft Office

 Preferred:

  • Associates of Arts degree and minimum three years’ experience in the development and implementation of gymnastic programming preferred.  

 
Physical Requirements
Constantly required to move and interact with students including standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling and reaching with hands and arms.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, lift, use hands for fingering, grasping and feeling, wrists, hands and/or fingers for repetitive motions or computer use.  The employee must frequently lift, move and/or carry up to 30 pounds.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to and over 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.