City of Lakewood Variable Gymnastics Coach in City of Lakewood, Colorado
Variable Gymnastics Coach
Variable Gymnastics Coach
$12.32 - $14.04 Hourly
City of Lakewood, CO
Community Resources Recreation
S0114 - January 2021
1/25/2021 5:00 PM Mountain
Duties include instructing youth in the fundamentals of gymnastics, teaching proper techniques through controlled assistance, and working closely with participants and parents.
About Community Resources
Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood. We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.
HOURS OF WORK
Mon-Thurs - 3:30-7:30pm
Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities
Must be energetic, a positive motivator and team player.
Experienced in a structured gymnastics environment.
Previous experience supervising preschool and elementary age children preferred.
Must be confident spotting basic gymnastics skills and leading fun classes.
Inventory and maintain all program equipment.
Assist in the development and enforcement of policies and procedures, emphasizing safety.
Distribute program material as directed.
Ability to make decisions and enforce policies to ensure safety of staff and participants at all times.
Maintain cleanliness of gymnastics gym, including but not limited to vacuuming, wiping down mats, and wiping down equipment.
Must attend monthly staff meetings.
Minimum age requirement is 16 years old.
Criminal background check is required.
Demonstrate creative ability in age-appropriate class design.
Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance.
Receives general supervision from Recreation Programmer, as well as Gymnastics Assistant Director.
Technical knowledge of the sport of gymnastics.
Current concussion training, or completion within 3 months of hire.
KSA's and Physical/Mental Reqs
Ability to perform the basic maneuvers of the sport of gymnastics.
Ability to spot participants during gymnastics.
Good vision, balance, coordination, arm/hand/leg movements.
Ability to give good, clear verbal direction to groups of 10 or more.
Ability to motivate and work with children and adults of all abilities.
Ability to follow supervisor’s instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to deal effectively with emergency situations.
Ability to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to be flexible in work schedule.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Lifting or Carrying:
Ability to lift and carry floor mats/equipment in and out of closet with assistance. Must be able to support the weight of gymnastics participants.
Pushing and Pulling:
Ability to set up and take down gymnastic apparatus.
Ability to roll/unroll gymnastic mats.
Ability to stand, walk, run, sit, bend, stoop, squat, twist, reach.
Ability to work with participants at different heights and angles.
Must be able to communicate with staff and participants via phone and in person.
Must be able to instruct, observe, and demonstrate all class program aspects.
Must be able to observe potential dangerous maneuvers.
Must remember participants’ names and abilities, follow-up with participants, parents, staff, and recall how to respond to emergency situations.
Must remember policies and procedures and apply them accordingly.
Must be able to read accurately.
Must be able to demonstrate logic and verbally communicate.
Must be able to demonstrate good judgement and assessment of skills.
Must be able to demonstrate sound decision making skills and be reactive to the needs of the participants in providing intervention to injury.
Work is performed in a gymnasium. Interaction with participants and parents, co-workers and general public.
Props to develop motor skills
Misc. gymnastic equipment
Variable Part-Time employees receive limited benefits, including a pension plan. Medical and dental care are not provided.
SPECIAL PROCESS NOTE:
The City of Lakewood is committed to the safety of all staff and participants. A thorough background investigation of all prospective employees will be conducted for those who will be working with vulnerable populations, sensitive information, in sensitive locations or with financial data or money. Candidates/staff/volunteers who will have regular interactions with youth and/or vulnerable populations may also be subject to a child abuse background check and must participate in additional abuse awareness and reporting trainings.
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City of Lakewood (CO)
480 S. Allison Parkway
Lakewood, Colorado, 80226