Gymnastics Coaches (Casual)

Date Posted: November 8, 2017


The West Vancouver Community Services Department has openings for casual Gymnastic Coaches to join our team and begin work in January, 2018.

Reporting to the Gymnastics Program Coordinator, Gymnastics Coaches are responsible for coaching preschool, children’s core gymnastics, youth and adult drop-ins, gymnastics holiday camps and birthday parties. The Gymnastics Coach teaches the fundamentals of gymnastics to children and provides each child with the technical opportunity to develop to their maximum potential.

Examples of work include:

  • Setting up and taking down circuits and needed gym equipment;

  • Ensuring that classes run on time; distributing assigned literature; taking attendance;

  • Evaluating and mentoring CIT’s and Junior Coaches;

Creating lesson plans; completing report cards; and occasional light maintenance and cleaning of gymnastics centre.

The preferred candidate will possess:  knowledge of gymnastics programs and activities; the ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner with all ages; the ability to enforce guidelines for safety in the gym; strong leadership skills, the ability to communicate to other gymnastics staff in emergency situations and be able to lead creative and fun games in a gym.

Desirable qualifications include: a minimum certification of Level 1 Gymnastics and Level 1 Trampoline or certified in Gymnastics Foundations Part 1, 2 & 3 (artistic, trampoline and active start); completion of Respect in Sport and Making Ethical Decisions; current First Aid and CPR; completion of high school; and some experience working with children, youth and the public.

The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.


Position Status:

WVMEA (Union) – Casual

Hours of Work:

Hours and days of work will vary

Rate of Pay:

Ranges from $13.25 to $32.10 and will vary depending upon certifications and qualifications

Closing Date:

Noon, Monday, January 31, 2018


To Apply:

Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply via the Career Portal; we do not accept applications via email or hard copy.