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Youth Softball Clinic Instructor

Company: champaign park district
Location: Champaign
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Summary The Youth Softball Clinic Instructor is responsible for the instruction of fundamentals for Champaign Park District's Youth Softball Clinics. The clinics are for children ages 5-11. Clinic plans are prepared by full-time staff and reviewed with instructors prior to leading sessions. Instructors with coaching or playing experience are preferred. Clinics will run from mid September to early October and late February to March. Instructors will need to focus heavily on communication and fundamentals with athletes. Instructors should have a positive attitude, work well with kids, and have good classroom management and communication skills. Instructors must be CPR certified, or be able to obtain certification prior to clinic start. Qualifications Must be at least 16 years old An interest and enthusiasm for and developing fitness skills in children Knowledge of basic athletic skills and rules Ability to maintain a working relationship with staff and public Experience working with children 3 to 13 years old is recommended, but not required Positive can-do team attitude Supervision The Youth Softball Clinic Instructor reports directly to the Sports Coordinator. Training - can be obtained through Champaign Park District Bloodborne pathogen training Facility training Harassment prevention training CPR, First Aid, and AED training within 2 weeks of being hired Concussion training within 2 weeks of being hired Classification Non-Exempt, Hourly position Seasonal or Part-Time (part-time is year-round, 20 hrs/week) Essential Functions Follow prepared lesson plans Follow all Champaign Park District safety policies and perform all work in a manner that ensures the safety of the public, fellow employees, and self Instruct participants during drills and scrimmages to improve player fundamentals Maintain an accurate attendance log of every session Maintain a safe recreational environment Thoroughly complete accident, incident, and other reports as necessary and submit the same day Enforce Park District policies and procedures Check all equipment and supplies and report necessary repairs to Sports Coordinator Ensure care and return of all Champaign Park District equipment Wear a Champaign Park District staff shirt or jacket during working hours Relay comments from participants and spectators to supervisor Other duties as assigned Marginal Functions Attend all required meetings Psychological Considerations Respond to problem situations in a mature manner and within the policies and procedures of the Park District Adjust teaching to meet needs of individual children Physiological Considerations Lift and carry supplies up to 20 pounds Running, stretching, jumping and other team sports-related movements required Must be able to be physically active to administer CPR and First Aid as necessary Environmental Considerations May be exposed to all weather conditions especially extreme heat and sun Cognitive Considerations Must be able to work well with people, resolve problems fairly and with judgment in keeping with the mission of the district Should exercise creativity and resourcefulness in developing and implementing projects Must be able to respond quickly and accurately in emergency situations Must understand oral and written communication Should be safety conscious at all times

Keywords: champaign park district, Champaign , Youth Softball Clinic Instructor, Education / Teaching , Champaign, Illinois

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