Recreation Program Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-776465
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: June 10, 2021
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About this Opportunity!

Gymnastics Assistant - Part-time

Centennial - Goodson Recreation Center

$13.84 - $18.00 per hour

Are you an energetic, self-motivated individual seeking a fun and challenging opportunity teaching gymnastics and working with children? If you answered YES, then this is your opportunity to help participants flip and tumble their way to self-confidence and healthy living! The Gymnastics Assistant position is responsible for gymnastic instruction, keeping accurate attendance records, follow developed lesson plans, distribute progress reports, as well as evaluate and assess skill level and progress of all participants. Candidate must be available Monday- Friday between 9am- 3pm and Saturdays before noon with a minimum of 15 hours a week commitment. Schedule will vary from session to session. This position has potential to expand responsibilities with up to 35 hours/week and part time benefits as birthday party programming resumes. 

Our Ideal Candidate

  • One (1) year of experience in a structured gymnastics program through teaching, coaching or competitions preferred.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to follow instructions of provided lesson plans and remain engaged with participants.
  • Will be competent in a variety of gymnastics skills progressions and spotting techniques at all levels of gymnastics including competitive.
  • Competent in the use of a variety of gymnastics equipment.
  • Will establish and maintain working relationships with employees and the public.
  • Has the ability to communicate verbally with both children and adults.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Graduation from high school or completion of GED and one (1) year working with young children (toddler to school aged) in a recreational, educational and/or child care setting; or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and years of experience. 
  • Current certifications in AED/CPR/First Aid or the ability to obtain such certifications within sixty (60) days of employment
  • Concussion recognition training is required and must be renewed annually.

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.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit

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.