$25.00 - $29.00/hr

Spring & Fall: Monday-Thursday 3:30pm – 9:30pm, Saturday 7:30am-2:30pm, Sunday 12:00pm-8:30pm.

Summer: Monday-Friday 8:00am-2:30pm, Monday-Thursday 3:30pm – 9:30pm,, Saturday 7:30 am-2:30pm, Sunday 12:00pm-8:30pm
Schedules vary

Start Date:


Under the direct supervision of the Tennis Coordinator, the Certified Tennis Instructor is a part time position responsible for teaching tennis to program participants through the implementation of on-site activities and instruction.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Supervise program participants from arrival to dismissal.
  2. Take attendance and maintain records for Tennis Coordinator.
  3. Implement tennis activities and provide instruction to participants regarding specific activities.
  4. Direct activities of Assistant Tennis Instructors.
  5. Design and adhere to daily lesson plan as approved by Tennis Coordinator.
  6. Maintain park district and school district equipment and facility in a clean and orderly manner.
  7. Communicate effectively with participants, parents and staff regarding rule infractions, questions and concerns.
  8. Conduct first aid procedures as necessary.
  9. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards.
  10. Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Distribute written communication as necessary or requested by the park district.
  • Notify Tennis Coordinator when supplies need to be ordered or restocked.
  • Record and communicate any difficult situations or behaviors to the Tennis Coordinator immediately.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of specific activity.
  • Ability to instruct participants in specific activities and skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service and leadership skills.
  • Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have experience working with children.
  • Must have tennis teaching experience.
  • Must maintain current certification by one or more of the following:
    • USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association)
    • PTR (Professional Tennis Registry)
    • GRIPS
    • USTA Cardio-Tennis
    • MTM -Modern Tennis Methodology
    • Other National Certifications appropriate to the program being taught

Special Considerations:

  • Subject to modified/flexible work schedule, including weekend and evening hours.
  • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
  • Ability to occasionally lift light to medium weight (20-50 lbs.) objects.
  • Must provide own tennis racket and footwear.