BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Gymnastics Coach


The West Vancouver Community Services Department has openings for casual Gymnastic Coaches to join our team. We are seeking coaches who show professionalism, love to work with children, can communicate easily with families and are highly motivated team players.

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
  • occasional light maintenance and cleaning of gymnastics centre
  • performing other related duties as required

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; and some experience working with children, youth and the public.

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

The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information check and a copy of their credentials.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Casual

Hours of Work:
Varied (shifts are weekday evenings between 3:30 and 8:30 pm).

Rate of Pay:
Ranges from $13.85 to $32.10 (2019 rates) and will vary depending upon certifications and qualifications plus 12% in lieu of benefits.

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. March 1, 2020

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position.

 We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: November 25, 2019, 11:08 am
Expires: March 1, 2020, 11:59 pm