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Tennis Camp Lead Instructor I - City of Kirkland ( Job # 20-0009)

Minimum Salary: $13.50 per hour
Maximum Salary: $16.12 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Parks & Community Services
Closes: May 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


This position acts as a camp instructor at the City of Kirkland Tennis & Swim Camp at Peter Kirk Park. This position works directly with the Camp Director to instruct children and/or adults in a variety of levels of tennis. Work with Camp Director to prepare specific lesson plans and work with the coordinator to create overall goals of the program. Must have excellent customer service and organizational skills. Coordinate class content with coworker(s) and Director. Evaluate and correct skill deficiencies in students. Maintain a safe and orderly class structure. Maintain class records. Handle first aid emergencies as necessary. 



Hours of Work

Must be available Monday through Thursday and occasionally Friday. Possible shifts are: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm. This part-time temporary position runs from June through the end of August.  

Special Note

The position may work non-standard workweeks and shifts, including split shifts and evenings. This position will work at one of three locations; either Peter Kirk Park Tennis Courts, Kirkland Middle School Tennis Courts.

Candidates may apply for multiple Tennis Instructor positions and are encouraged to apply ASAP. While final selection will not occur until after closing, screening and interviewing may commence prior to the closing date.   

Minimum Qualifications

1. Must have 6 months of related teaching experience.
2. Must have or be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification by start date.
3. Must successfully complete a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.
4. Must be age 18 or older.


Preferred Qualifications

Two years experience teaching tennis to children and/or adults. Sufficient knowledge and understanding of the game of tennis to teach and coach effectively. Familiarity and knowledge of the principles of the “QuickStart” USTA Tennis Program

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Work is performed in outdoor tennis courts with varying weather conditions. Must be able to lift, walk, bend, stoop, stand, and run for duration of work.

Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a criminal background check.


Various Parks Facility Locations

Kirkland, WA