The Gymnastics Head Coach will provide a 'hands on' approach to the Gymnastics program providing direction, instruction and guidance to the less experienced coaches. The Head Coach will ensure a high quality recreational program is being delivered through a focus of ongoing coach and program development.
This is a part time position with a minimum of 26 hours per week; hours can be increased in discussion with the Centre Manager.
As the Gymnastics Head Coach, you will be responsible for:
- Coordinating and supporting the current gymnastics coaches
- Recruitment of new coaches
- Coaching sessions in your own right
- Ensuring a safe environment for coaches and students
- Coach and Program development
- Possessing sound leadership and mentoring skills
Please see the attached Position Description for more detailed information.
As the successful candidate, you will:
- Demonstrate knowledge of Gymnastics curriculum and pathways
- Have a strong understanding of gymnastics teaching methods
- Have demonstrated experience in supervising and motivating coaches
- Be prepared to lead by example, be a regular coach and relief coach where required
- Ensure an effective and positive communication with students and parents alike
- Ensure coaches understand policies and procedures of YMCA Whittlesea
- Demonstate a commitment to personal development
The successful applicant will hold the following current qualifications:
- Current Employee Working With Children Check
- Current National Police Check (no more than 6 months old)
- Current Level 2 First Aid (minimum HTLAID003)
- Current CPR (minimum HLTAID001)
- Intermediate Gymnastics Coaching qualification
YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework.
YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:
- A national criminal history check;
- An international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
- Holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/equivalent in accordance with state/territory laws;
- Three reference checks;
- Checked against the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme
Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.
The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.