GATEWAY REGION YMCA
Sports Instructor/Gymnastics, Dance/Mid-County YMCA/Part Time (Creative Design)
Must understand the difference between discipline and punishment.
Must obtain certifications and trainings in a timely manner.
Attend and lead all classes.
Prepare and distribute report cards after each session.
Adjust and properly handle equipment.
Must be able to instruct the principles of sport.
Maintain safe environment for participants.
Manage children in accordance with YMCA values.
Complete administrative work accurately and timely.
Must have clear verbal communication skills.
Attend all classes and meetings.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
PROGRAM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 16 years old.
Minimum 1 year of experience working with school age children and/or preschool age preferred.
Knowledge and/or experience of basic gymnastics
Able to communicate and direct children in age appropriate skills involved in class
Must have basic understanding of child development and be able to plan and carry out developmentally appropriate activities.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Minimum 1 year of experience working with Early Childhood age children preferred.
Enthusiastic, energetic, and a positive attitude toward children.
Able to communicate and direct children in the age appropriate skills involved in class.
Must have a basic understanding of Child development and be able to plan and carry out developmentally appropriate activities.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Physical Mobility: walking, climbing, stairs, standing, kneeling, bending, leaning, stooping and sitting for extended periods of time.
Physical Dexterity: ability to use telephone, computer, electronic equipment, exercise equipment, office equipment (fax, copier, stapler, etc.), tools and machinery as needed.
Lifting: ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Sensory Requirements: ability to hear, listen, speak, smell, touch, taste, see and distinguish colors.
Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.
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