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|Posted: Wed, 26-Jun-2019 1:38 Post subject: 2 Senior Coaches Needed in Auckland, Zealand
|Job Advertisement June 2019
Advertisement for two senior rhythmic gymnastics coaches based in Auckland, New Zealand (July 2019) The position is for a minimum of 30 hours a week and up to 35 hours a week for the right candidate. Hours may increase with more gymnasts.
Xtreme RhythmiX is a leading rhythmic only club in New Zealand. The club caters to all level of gymnasts from beginners to elite athletes. We have over 180 gymnasts spread over five locations, Xtreme RhythmiX has one of the largest performance squads in New Zealand and our gymnasts have represented New Zealand in World cup competitions, World Championships, the Commonwealth Games, Pacific Rim Championships, and New South Wales Championships and have occupied top placings in the regional and National Gymsports competitions each year.
We are currently looking for two senior coaches who will work alongside our coaching staff. The positions are for a minimum of 30 hours per week, possibly more for the right candidate. The positions are for 12 months, but can be extended. The positions would begin in July 2019 or as soon as possible. There is a possibility to extend the contract based on club growth and performance. This is a key role for our beginner, junior and intermediate levels to develop skills in those groups.
The successful applicant will be fluent in English and legally able to work in New Zealand. A thorough understanding of the current Rhythmic Gymnastics Code of Points is a must. The coaches must be willing to work with gymnasts of all levels and will focus on beginners. We are a very dynamic, friendly, athlete orientated club.
Applicants must be willing to work as a team and coach alongside other coaches. We are family friendly and put the gymnast first. Our club believes in a holistic approach and sees the gymnast as a total person. We are looking for someone who is empathetic, and can provide a supportive, warm and positive coaching environment. The successful candidates will support the existing senior coaching team and will work towards club and gymnast goals.
Other qualifications and skills we are looking for include:
· Rhythmic Gymnastics Brevet judge (advantageous)
· Sports Science or Coaching University Degree (an asset).
· Holding a senior coach or Level 3 coach qualification.
· Proven technical ability in coaching gymnasts at a high level in both group and individual routines.
· Ability to choreograph both individual and group routines to a very high standard.
· Computer literate and assist with emails and newsletters.
*Enthusiastic team player with lots of energy is a must!
The position will be 6 days per week for minimum 30 hours.
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
· Assist the Head Coach with planning and mentoring junior coaches
· Assist with music selection.
· Manage schedules and coaching.
· Judge/Coach at competitions
· Assist with recruitment and retention of gymnasts.
Applications must include a cover letter and CV to the International Coach of Xtreme RhythmiX Club:
Applications Close July 3, 2019