Greater Wichita YMCA* Gymnastics Instructor - Multiple Locations in Andover, Kansas
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+ JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Responsible for preparation of lesson plans; and instructing and evaluating class participants in accordance with YMCA guidelines.
+ Beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant or parent questions as needed.
+ Conveying information on gymnastics programs and schedules and as appropriate and referring students and parents to other programs.
+ Building effective, authentic relationships with students, parents, volunteers and staff; encouraging parent involvement and identifying potential volunteers (for competitive teams).
+ Gathering feedback from members and share with supervisor to improve service.
+ Organizing and put away needed class equipment; report any facility or equipment irregularities, unsafe conditions or feedback to supervisor verbally and in writing.
+ Responsible for the safety and well-being of participants and following and enforcing all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures.
+ Being knowledgeable and prepared to implement emergency procedures.
+ Reporting all incidents/accidents on the appropriate form as required and provide to supervisor within 24 hours of event.
+ Submitting completed records on time (i.e. attendance, progress reports).
+ Attending all required training sessions and scheduled meetings.
+ Maintaining prompt hours and follow established procedures for absences.
+ Supporting Annual Campaign fundraising.
+ All other duties as assigned.
EFFECT ON END RESULT: Ensuring a safe, positive learning environment for developing progressive gymnastics skills.
+ Minimum age of 18
+ Minimum two year’s relevant experience teaching the sport
+ Must be able to routinely perform the following physical activities as dictated by sport; run, climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, reach with hands, sit, stand, walk and perform moderate physical activity for extended periods of time, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, have finger dexterity, grasp, perform repetitive motions, talk, hear and have visual acuity
+ Must be able to lead and coach teams and individuals and have the ability to communicate effectively; both orally and in writing
+ Must possess mental alertness, problem solving and task management skills; ability to make independent and sound decisions in a rapidly changing environment
+ Must demonstrate a high level of maturity, patience, dependability, sound judgment and the desire to work with all ages
+ Must exhibit initiative in the absence of supervision
+ Must be able to relate to and work with diverse groups of people in a friendly and consistent manner
+ Must work collaboratively as a team member as well as independently and lead by assigned goals, duties and deadlines
+ Must present a neat and professional appearance at all times
+ Commitment to the YMCA mission, vision and values
+ Must attend New Employee Orientation within 30 days of hire
+ Complete First Aid in accordance with Conditions of Employment
+ Learn and demonstrate all applicable emergency procedures and action plans for the branch and/or program
+ Understand and abide-by all policies and procedures as set forth by the association
+ Work a schedule that reflects the needs of the branch and team; including evenings and weekends
Under the supervision of the Program/Senior Program Director, the Gymnastics Instructor I. will assist in providing gymnastics instruction to all individuals enrolled in the appropriate classes and ensuring the general safety of all participants.