Recreation Program Instructor - Youth Sports

$12.00 - $15.00 hourly
  • City of Lenexa, Kansas
  • 17201 West 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS, USA
  • Nov 24, 2021
Part time Parks & Recreation

Job Description

The City of Lenexa’s Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for part-time, year-round Recreation Program Instructors - Youth Sports at our Rec Center.

Why come work with us? Our employees are dedicated to the city’s core values – integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring.

Shift hours: Early mornings and/or evenings.

Position Summary

Instructs Lenexa Parks and Recreation program participants in recreation classes. Prepares curriculum and presents it to participants as a positive first contact on behalf of the City. Instructs youth sports programs as well as provide field supervision for leagues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates and plans course curriculum, developing materials and programs that can continually be used by the City.
  • Instructs and delivers classes to participants.
  • Assists in the promotion of classes including writing materials for Town Talk and/or other marketing material as requested by supervisor.

Additional Examples of Work Performed

  • Assists with special events and festivals as needed.
  • Must be able to set up and tear down equipment.


Minimum: High school diploma or G.E.D.; Two years’ instruction and customer service experience; Any certification required for an instructor to teach a specific class; CPR/AED certification or the ability to obtain. 

Desired: General parks and recreation experience.

Starting rate of pay: $12.00 - $15.00 per hour depending on qualifications and directly related experience.

Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen. A background check is required if over the age of 18.

To apply complete an online application. Please attach your resume reflecting your work history and/or applicable experience you have (work, volunteer, school activities, etc.). Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Lenexa strives to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment.  We value and encourage diversity in our workplace.