Sports Instructor I & II (Youth)

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-732007
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
      Littleton,
      Lone Tree
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: May 13, 2020
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About this Opportunity!

Sports Instructor I & II Part-Time

Centennial | Littleton | Lone Tree

$12.00 - $18.00 per hour

If you have a passion for sports, want to work with a dynamic team, are high energy, and want to help the next generation learn, then the Sports Instructor position is for you! This position is responsible for the supervision and instruction of assigned athletics programs. The Sports Instructor will develop lesson plans and evaluate and assess skill level and progress of all participants. This position may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Will have general knowledge of assigned sport including rules and regulations.
  • Will understand how the game is played including the principles, practice, and techniques used in recreational sporting events.
  • Will have the ability to make proper calls on command and the ability to accept criticism.
  • Has the ability to handle participants, team managers and/or coaches under difficult game situations.
  • Capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with fellow employees, various community organizations, and the public.

Minimum Qualifications

Sports Instructor I

  • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age.
  • No experience necessary. Must be able and willing to follow instructions of provided lesson plans, remain engaged with participants and willing to learn fundamentals of assigned sport.
  • Prefer at least 1 year of experience in assigned sport area through athletics, teaching, coaching or competitions.

Sports Instructor II

  • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age.
  • Must have at least three (3) years of previous experience in assigned area of structured programming. Experience may be achieved through athletics, teaching, coaching and/or competing in assigned field.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Perks of Employment at South Suburban

  • FREE use of our recreation/fitness centers, swimming pools, and ice arena
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.