Gymnastics Coach

District of West Vancouver

Gymnastics Coach

Replacement Temporary Part Time (for approximately 12 months)

The West Vancouver Community Services Department has an opening for a replacement temporary part time Gymnastic Coach to join our team.  We are seeking a dynamic and motivated coach that enjoys working with children and families in a fast past and exciting environment.

Reporting to the Gymnastics Program Coordinator, Gymnastics Coaches are responsible for coaching preschool, school age, youth and adult programs, gymnastics holiday camps and birthday parties. The Gymnastics Coach teaches the fundamentals of gymnastics to children and provides each child with the technical opportunity to develop to their maximum potential.  Examples of work include: 

  • setting up and taking down circuits and needed gym equipment
  • ensuring that classes run on time; distributing assigned literature; taking attendance
  • evaluating and mentoring CIT’s and Junior Coaches
  • creating lesson plans; completing report cards
  • occasional light maintenance and cleaning of gymnastics centre
  • assisting the program coordinator with program planning and coordination
  • performing other related duties as required

The preferred candidate will possess:  knowledge of gymnastics programs and activities; the ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner with all ages; the ability to enforce guidelines for safety in the gym; strong leadership skills, the ability to communicate to other gymnastics staff in emergency situations and be able to lead creative and fun games in a gym. Desirable qualifications include: a minimum certification of Level 1 Gymnastics and Level 1 Trampoline or certified in Gymnastics Foundations Part 1, 2 & 3 (artistic, trampoline and active start); completion of Respect in Sport and Making Ethical Decisions; current First Aid and CPR; and some experience working with children, youth and the public. The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information check and a copy of their credentials. This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on Westnet.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Replacement Temporary Part Time

Hours of Work:
22.5 hours per week - Hours and days of work may vary and will include Saturdays and 1 evening shift per week.

Rate of Pay:
Ranges from $14.50 to $32.10 and will vary depending upon certifications and qualifications plus 12% in lieu of benefits.

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2019

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position. 

 We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: August 14, 2019, 2:11 pm
Expires: August 25, 2019, 11:59 pm

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