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Gymnastics Assistant Coaches
  • Casual position

The role: 

This position requires a positive, energetic, vibrant attitude and a willingness to learn and continuously improve.  The Gymnastics Assistant Coach position is a training position to give you the skills and knowledge to transition into the position of Gymnastics Coach. You will have experience and/or a drive to grow your skills in coaching children’s gymnastics classes; across all levels from beginner to advanced and a variety of age groups. You will communicate effectively with children, parents, staff and management. 

Our Gymnastics program has close to 900 enrolments from ages 8 weeks through to adults. In this role we will work with you to develop your skills in coaching with a focus on ages 4 years to 16 years with an aim to develop your skills across a 4-6 month period to get you qualified as a Gymnastics Coach; coaching your own groups under a supervisor.  

About You: 

You will have strong customer service skills and a strong desire to exceed member expectations, with the ability to work both alongside a mentor coach and autonomously on the gym floor, as well as part of a team to ensure an efficient flow through the gymnastics hall each night. You will be required to take on shift hours which may include some or all of the following; mornings, afternoons, late evenings and/or weekends.  

Key Selection Criteria   

  • Demonstrated experience to work as part of a team.  
  • Demonstrated experience instructing a class of participants.  
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills in particular interactions with children.  
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety issues relevant to work activities and work area.  
  • Current Level two First Aid certificate.  
  • Current CPR Certificate.  
  • Minimum Current online GA Fundamental course completed. 
  • Enrolled into GA Fundamental coaching course. 
  • Current National Police Check. 
  • Current Working with Children Check. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety issues relevant to work activities and work area.  


To apply for this position please submit your application including a cover letter, current resume and answer screening questions based on the key selection criteria. 

Applications for the above position should be emailed to  

Contact Details: 

For further information on the above position contact Rebecca Dale, Gymnastics Team Leader, on (03) 5329 1684.  


The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access.  We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check and satisfactory criminal history record check. 

Job Ref: CJ000036
Submitted: 14-06-2023

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