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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.

+ Requirements


Education/Experience Requirements:


+ Minimum age of 18


+ Minimum two year’s relevant experience teaching the sport




Physical/Mental Requirements:


+ 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




Job Requirements:


+ 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

+ Summary


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.

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