Under general supervision of the Recreation Supervisor and the direct supervision of the Recreation Coordinator II and the Program Instructor - Gymnastics, the Gymnastics Aide will assist with instruction to students 18 months to 10 years of age at the Castro Valley or San Lorenzo Community Center. This position will require you to work mornings, evenings, and weekends.
Incumbents in this class are primarily responsible for assisting the Program Instructor in performing basic gymnastics instruction but may also perform general duties to assist with gymnastics operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Incumbents may not perform all duties. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Ensure safety and proper technique of participants while in the program
Follow an age appropriate sports curriculum for participants
Encourage skill development and self-confidence through progression of skills
Provide a high level of customer service to parents and participants
Exercise precautions necessary to ensure the safety of participants
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers
Attends job specific trainings
Performs other duties as assigned
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. The functions of this position are performed in indoors in a gymnasium location as part of a team and at various parks outdoors. The setting includes various weather conditions, including heat and sunshine. Incumbents must wear an appropriate uniform with identification and protective equipment. Specialized aspects of the work environment may also include high noise levels, working with participants who are using potentially dangerous sport equipment. Incumbents may be assigned an irregular working schedule including weekends, early mornings, evenings and holidays and may have to travel between various locations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have: hearing and speech adequate to communicate in person, by telephone, by PA system and by radio, and to speak loudly in a noisy setting; vision adequate to clearly distinguish objects and persons at a distance. bodily movement adequate to frequently sit, stand, walk, run, jump, climb, reach, turn, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crawl, and push/pull; ability to raise arms above shoulder height; manual dexterity adequate to grasp objects, use fine manipulation, write and operate office machines and equipment; strength and endurance to perform lifting and carrying of items up to 50 pounds.