We are presently looking to expand our Learn to Skate coaching staff to complement our growing program. If you are a skater attending Central Michigan University or live in the local area and are interested in helping other skaters learn and develop their skills; consider joining the Mt Pleasant Figure Skating Club as a Learn to Skate Coach.
Learn to Skate Coaches are responsible for the on- and off- ice instruction of students during LTS group classes. Skating instructors will work under the direct supervision of the Learn to Skate Director and the Ice Director to successfully implement the Learn to Skate USA curriculum for all classes.
- Learn to Skate Classes are held from September – June on Monday and Thursday evenings; 6 pm – 7 pm.
- Availability to coach both nights is preferred, but not required.
- Background in ice-skating and a strong understanding of the fundamentals of skating.
- Prior coaching experience in skating is a plus, but not required.
- Ability to work with skaters of all ages and levels.
- High level of oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Reliable, detail-oriented, and self-motivated.
- Able to work as part of a team or independently.
- Ability to be flexible and have a positive attitude.
- Willingness to learn and grow on the job.
- 16 years of age or older.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to:
- Teaching children and adults the basic fundamentals of ice-skating.
- Demonstrate and communicate proper skating techniques.
- Follow the Learn to Skate USA curriculum for all classes.
- Keep skaters moving and involved in each lesson.
- Maintain an environment that is organized, engaging, safe, and encouraging.
- Assess the ability of each skater within the class.
- Be around before and after each session to answer questions for parents/students.
- Choreographs or assists in choreographing ice show and exhibition numbers and assists where needed during the ice show and exhibitions.
- Enforce and follow all policies and procedures established by the Mt Pleasant Figure Skating Club.
- Obtain a LTS USA Instructor Membership, pass a background check and complete Safesport requirements prior to the first day of lessons.
- Other duties as assigned.
- $12.00 – $14.00 per hour