U4 Sports Lead Instructor

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Position Title: U4 Sports Lead Instructor
Reports To: U4 Program Coordinator
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt; Part-Time 
Salary: $20-25/hour 
Last Update: August 2023 

Position Summary: 
This is a part-time, non-exempt position. Under the direct supervision of the U4 Program Coordinator, and general supervision from the Recreation Director, the U4 Sports Lead Instructor will be the head instructor and supervisor for all SHRC U4 sports programming for kids aged 3-5 years throughout the year. The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, great with kids, have a positive attitude, and must be fun. The candidate also needs to have an above average knowledge of multiple sports with the ability to teach basic techniques and rules.

Essential Functions:
• Instruct and run all SHRC U4 sports programming, including current programs and future programs (basketball, soccer, and blastball)
• Collaborate with the U4 Program Coordinator on instructional materials and running of the U4 programs.
• Prepare facilities for program use including, but not limited to, turning on lights, setting up equipment, equipment clean-up and storage, etc.
• Supervise program activities for appropriate behavior and conduct.
• Report to U4 Program Coordinator any incident reports, broken equipment, safety concerns, etc. in a timely manner.
• Facilitate program activities as necessary for successful program operation.
• Performs other related duties as deemed necessary or as required.
• Ability to work days, evenings, and weekends.

Education, Certification, and Experience Requirements:
• High school diploma required.
• Average knowledge of multiple sports with the ability to teach basic techniques and rules preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
• Communicate thought and objectives in written and verbal form.
• Collaborate with peers in a group setting.
• Prioritization of tasks or responsibilities to meet deadlines.
• Work independently and as part of a team.
• Maintain confidential information.
• Strong customer service skills and frequent interaction with the public.
• Build strong relationships with individuals and organizations in the Spring Hill community.
• Motivated, trainable, adaptable, effective time and schedule management.

Special Requirements:
• Valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and listen. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently stoop, kneel, crouch or bend. Manual labor includes lifting and carrying heavy objects, as heavy as 50 lbs.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in an indoor environment. Occasional exposure to machinery and excessive noise. Exposure to program materials and equipment such as but not limited to sports equipment, cleaning supplies, etc.

Selection Guidelines:
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview, background, and reference check. Job-related tests and information may be required.

The Spring Hill Recreation Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Any applicant or employee with a disability as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act may request an accommodation to perform the functions of this position. The duties listed in this description are only for illustration. Other similar, related, or logical assignment of similar tasks may be assigned to this position.
All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.