Instructor Position Announcement

Position Title: Learn to Skate Instructors

Opening: Immediate – Part-time – Open until filled

Position Summary: The Learn to Skate Instructor will be responsible for teaching the basic fundamentals of ice skating in group and one-on-one settings under the supervision of the AFSC Learn to Skate Program Director and AFSC Learn to Skate Chair.

Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrate proper use of equipment, techniques and methods of proper movements to achieve proficiency in basic skills.
  • Follow the Learn to Skate USA Basic Skills program format.
  • Follow all club and rink rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Explain and enforce Learn to Skate USA safety, rules, and regulations.
  • Keep class attendance records up to date.
  • Ensure all students receive equal amount of instruction.
  • Supervise and/or play games during practice times.
  • Prepare and turn in time sheets on time.
  • Be available to meet with parents and discuss student’s progress prior to class. start time and after class time ends.
  • Prepare class certificates and progress reports.
  • Recommend class level for re-enrollment.
  • Encourage new enrollment and promote re-enrollment.
  • Keep current with the latest skating rules and trends.
  • Keep students and parents informed of skating competitions and club activities such as ice exhibitions.
  • Notify the AFSC Learn to Skate Program Director via email if you need to find a substitute, assist the program director in finding one, and prepare your students if you are missing a class.

Required Qualifications:

  • Maintain current Learn to Skate USA Instructor Compliance and professional liability insurance.
  • Be available for most Learn to Skate session dates (Fall & Winter on Saturdays and Spring and Summer TBD).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Maintain current USFS Coach Compliance, PSA Membership, and professional liability insurance.
  • Maintain Home-Club or Associate AFSC Membership.

Locations: Bethlehem Area YMCA Ice Rink, Delmar, NY and/or Albany County Hockey Facility, Albany, NY.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to:
Elissa Baker c/o Albany FSC
P.O. Box 37
Coeymans, NY 12045
Or Email cover letter and resume to:

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