The fundamental reason this classification exists is teach cheer and/or gymnastics. Although incumbents may initially be assigned to specific teams/programs, these assignments may change as the needs of the facility change. The essential functions for the classification include the following: assisting and/or coaching cheer and/or boys and girls gymnastics, monitoring and observing other instructors, overseeing assigned team cheer and/or gymnastics programs, coordinating travel to competitions and performances, and teaching beginning and intermediate cheer and gymnastics recreational classes. The Gymnastics Recreation Leader I differs from the Gymnastics Recreation Leader II in that the II level is responsible for more advanced training and development of gymnastics/cheer skills and assists the Gymnastics Supervisor with facility operations while the I level is responsible for the training and development of beginning and intermediate skills. Incumbents work as a team with other recreation leaders and special pay instructors who are all supervised by the Gymnastics Supervisor.
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency and one year of experience teaching and/or coaching competitive gymnastics and/or cheer, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must possess a valid Alabama's driver's license as needed to travel to meets. Must be available to attend all program related competitions and performances which may include after hours and weekends. Must be able to work irregular hours and on weekends for competitions and performances.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: This position requires; the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, hand eye coordination, spotting and lifting athletes of various ages and sizes, and fine manipulation skills to perform recreation training, instruction, and coaching.