Part Time; Hours vary
Monday – Friday – 8:30am-2:00pm
Monday – Friday – 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday Mornings


The Gymnastics Instructor I is a part time position responsible for providing introductory through intermediate level gymnastics instruction. This position is under the direct supervision of the Gymnastics Coordinator.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Lead and monitor small groups of participants in gymnastics activities.
  2. Provide a safe and positive environment for all participants.
  3. Instructors must have the ability to inspect and secure gymnastics equipment.
  4. Spot participants while performing gymnastics.
  5. Demonstrate fundamental gymnastics skills.
  6. Assume responsibility for participants until released to a parent or designated caregiver. Maintain awareness of each participant.
  7. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards.
  8. Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work cooperatively with fellow teachers to help obtain the goals and objectives of the program.
  • Record and retain accident and incident reports. Provide copies to the Program Manager immediately.
  • Distribute written communications to participants and/or parents as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (i.e., professional ability to attend to customer needs).
  • Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns as needed.
  • Ability to relate sensitively to parents and participants.
  • Ability to teach introductory through intermediate skill level classes.

Education and Experience:

  • Prior experience in gymnastics is preferred.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR certification within six (6) weeks of date of hire.

Special Considerations:

  • Must be at least 14 years old.
  • Must be able to provide a work permit if under 16 years old.
  • Subject to modified/flexible work schedule.
  • Requires the ability to position, manipulate and shape participants with weights ranging from 30-150 pounds.