GYMNASTICS INSTRUCTOR (MULTIPLE TEMPORARY VACANCIES)
Company: Government jobs
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Please read this entire announcement before submitting your
The Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is seeking reliable,
enthusiastic, positive Gymnastic Instructors for several temporary
positions to coach andwork with children of all ages and adults in
our Gymnastic Program. Our successful, well-established program
offers gymnastics to both boys and girls starting from parent and
tot classes through preschool and level classes based on the USA
Gymnastics (USAG) program. Specialty programs include camps,
birthday parties, special events, teens, adapted, and adults.
Arlington Gymnastics also offers girls USAG Xcel competitive team
and USAG Development Program competitive team (boys and girls).
Major Duties/Specific Tasks
- Providing tailored Gymnastics instruction to student's needs
while evaluating student performance;
- Preparing for class instruction, lesson plans and
- Setting up equipment prior to class and securing equipment
- Inspecting equipment and reporting unsafe equipment to
- Recommending purchase of supplies and equipment; and
- Completing required class paperwork, such as attendance
reports.Currently our program is looking for people who can work
weekday evenings and weekends (both Saturday and Sunday) and
experienced in any of the following areas:
- Women's Artistic Gymnastics coaches at the Optional (Levels
- Compulsory (pre-team through Level 5) and Xcel Bronze through
- Men's Artistic Gymnastics coach for Compulsory Gymnastics
(pre-team through Level 5);
- Recreational Classes (preschool, youth, and adult); and
- Adapted Gymnastics (participants with disabilities)Applications
are being accepted for the following positions:
Recreation Instructor I start at: $19.71 per hour
This position is typically assigned to beginner-level classes, or
classes where less technical expertise is required to effectively
instruct class participants.
Recreation Instructor II starts at: $23.38 per hour
This position is typically assigned to intermediate, or
single-level classes. Concepts taught throughout the course are
Recreation Instructor III starts at: $27.02 per hour
This position is typically assigned to advanced-level classes and
may be assigned to teach therapeutic recreation courses or sections
specifically designed for participants with disabilities, including
must have the knowledge and ability to serve as a substitute
gymnastics instructor for many other classes when required.
Minimum: High School Diploma/GED; plus
Recreation Instructor I
- 400 hours of technical Gymnastics experience.Recreation
- 800 hours of technical Gymnastics experience; and
- 50 hours must be as an instructor.Recreation Instructor III:
- 1200 hours of technical Gymnastics experience; and
- 50 hours must be as an instructor.
*Technical experience may come from a variety of sources, such as
work experiences, volunteer experiences or formal athletic
Substitution: Additional education may be substituted for
experience requirement, with each year of post-high school
education substituting for 400 hours of technical experience.
However, additional education may not be substituted for the
instructing hours requirement.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates the following:
- Involvement in a competitive or recreational gymnastics
- Current or previous gymnastics instruction through coaching or
- First Aid, CPR certifications and/or other gymnastics
- Working with children of all ages. Special Requirements
Must possess or obtain the First Aid and CPR certifications within
three (3) months of employment.
A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are
selected for employment, which may include the following: criminal
record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and
credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing
the County to obtain your background information.
The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a
valid driver license, and provide proof, or the applicant must have
the ability to use alternative methods of transportation to perform
assigned duties at locations other than the primary worksite.
Covid-19 Vaccination: Arlington County Government is committed to
the health, safety, and wellness for all staff. In support of that
commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to
provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified
employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief
which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to
contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable
accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of
employment. Additional Information
Work Hours: Multiple shifts, Weekday evenings (4pm-8:30pm) and
Weekends (Saturday: 830am-6pm, Sunday: 12pm-7pm). Most hours are in
the evening and on weekends (Saturday and Sunday).
Note: This recruitment is open continuous, but applicants are
encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.
Qualified applicants will be considered and interviewed
consistently throughout the recruitment until the job is filled or
we receive enough applicants.
Completion of the Supplemental Questionnaire is required and a part
of the application process for consideration for this position.
Please do not give "see resume" as a response to questions.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a
position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number
of months the position is scheduled.
Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can
be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department
Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise
stated in the announcement. The following benefits are
Paid Leave: Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours
biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight
hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of
service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly.
There are eleven paid holidays each year.
Health and Dental Insurance: Three group health insurance plans are
offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and
a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is
also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium
for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount
vision plan is provided for eye care needs.
Life Insurance: A group term policy of basic life insurance is
provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual
salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on
the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.
Retirement: The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare
for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan
(401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined
benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your
final average salary and years of service with the County. You
contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this
plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public
safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in
the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to
For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a
defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your
457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457
deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either
a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual
limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax
contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.
Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and
parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance;
tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a
college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities;
and a variety of other employee benefits.
Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive
paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked
Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the
employees do not achieve permanent status.
Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are
eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described
above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid
Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours
receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or
benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.
01 What is your highest level of education?
- High School/equivalent
- Associate Degree
- Bachelor Degree
- Master's Degree (or above)
02 How many hours of technical, volunteer, or formal athletic
participation experience within gymnastics do you have?
- Less than 400 hours
- 400 hours but less than 800
- Less than 800 hours
- 800 but less than 1200 hours
- 1200 hours or more
03 How many hours of gymnastics instructing/coaching do you have?
- Less than 50 hours
- 50 hours or more
04 Please indicate if you have the following (check all that
- Gymnastics recreational instructor
- Compulsory and optional level gymnastics team coaching
experience in a USA Gymnastics Member club setting
- USAG Gymnastics Certifications
- Experience working with children of all ages
- None of the above
05 Please indicate if you have experience in one or more of the
following areas (any selected items must also be listed on your
- Girls USAG Development Program Competitive Team
- Girls USAG Xcel Competitive Team
- Boys USAG Development Program Competitive Team
- Adapted Gymnastics (participants with disabilities)
- Recreational Classes (preschool, youth, and adult)
- None of the above
06 Please describe any technical Gymnastics experience you possess?
If not applicable, put N/A
* Required Question
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