YMCA Brisbane


Australia, Queensland, Bowen Hills

Salary Range


Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date

6 May 2023

Job Description

The YMCA offers classes for children from crawling age through to 13 years, youth classes from 14 years up, and adult classes. Our programs encourage children to participate in a safe and structured environment. We have a variety of gymnastics programs for different levels to suit everyone’s needs.

Gymnasts gain self-confidence, develop personal responsibility and attain leadership skills. They also learn to work together, making friendships that last a lifetime. Our Gymnastics Australia-accredited instructors love seeing students develop their movement skills while they build determination and discipline.

You will leverage your winning personality and initiative to deliver energetic Women’s gymnastics classes. You will lead the Gymnastic Coaches and grow your knowledge and be empowered to shape strong, flexible, determined gymnasts. Your passion and commitment will engage and grow the Gymnasts and coach alike, to strive for excellence.  Own the role and use your creativity and resourceful ideas to help gymnasts experience break throughs.

The role involves:

  • Building a dynamic gymnastics program(s) and lead the Coaches
  • Prepping and setting up gymnastic equipment, welcoming participants and warm up
  • Ensuring adequate and safe use of matting
  • Teach gymnastics through lessons plans
  • Prepare gymnasts for testing or competition
  • Pack up of equipment and tidy up after sessions
  • Safety first – adhere to all safety procedures
  • Maintain a coaching accreditation
  • Liaising with stakeholders including parents and Gymnastics related personnel

The space

The YMCA is one of the largest providers of sport and recreation in Queensland. We have an amazing gymnastics space and we’re proud to provide a high-quality gymnastics program. Did we mention we have a history of producing Regional, State and National Champions?

The perks

  • Career development and growth
  • A brand to be proud of; we believe in the power of inspired young people
  • A culture that’s all about motivating people to live an active life 
  • We’ll cover your First Aid and CPR qualifications
  • A free membership to workout at our clubs 
  • Free admission to YMCA Yearly Gymnastics Congress
  • Discounted childcare at our day care centres
  • Work/life balance with casual work 
  • Professional development through the Gymnastics QLD yearly Congress courses
  • Confidential 24-hour support via our employee assistance program 

The need-to-haves

  • Enthusiasm and drive for creating outstanding and engaging classes
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience in leading coaching staff and coaching gymnastics
  • Gymnastics coaching qualification
  • Currently possess, or be willing to obtain, a positive notice Blue Card

The good-to-haves

  • Current certification for First Aid and CPR or we will pay for these once you start

For further information on YMCA OSHC, please visit the YMCA website

Our Commitment

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:

The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people

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