The incumbent in this position will provide quality tennis instruction for the benefit of the participants. The days of work and hours will vary with each class. Must be available evenings and/or Saturdays.
Instructing registered participants; developing and implementing age appropriate lesson plans, participating in required training; inspecting classroom/program environment and equipment to insure safety, handling emergencies according to established procedures. Completing administrative tasks such as skill assessment of participants, attendance sheets, class evaluations and class descriptions for brochures, providing make-up sessions as required.
Knowledge of tennis required. Strong oral communication skills are necessary and required. Ability to work with a diverse group of people effectively and diplomatically. Strong customer service skills are required and necessary. The ability to handle difficult situations involving participants with patience, good judgment, and with diplomacy is expected. Must demonstrate competent organizational and planning skills. May be required to obtain First Aid and C.P.R. certification within (30) days of employment.
Education and/or formal training :
Course work in recreation, education or related field preferred but not required. Previous participation in and sound knowledge of the activity.
6 months coaching and/or teaching tennis preferred.
Working Environment and Required Background Checks:
Must be able to physically lead and demonstrate the skill and/or activity. The incumbent in this position will be required to work varied hours, including evenings and weekends. Employee will work extensive hours in an outdoor environment. May require pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing, positioning and moving equipment necessary for the activity. Incumbent in this position must possess the strength and stamina to perform strenuous physical activity.
Material and equipment directly used :
Tennis and sports equipment and telephone.
A criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.