Tennis Facility Instructor Positions – Seasonal

Tennis Facility Instructor Positions – Seasonal
Organization Montgomery Parks
Location Wheaton, Maryland
Job Type Seasonal
Application Deadline Dec 31, 2024


Do you like being in an active, indoor setting? Engage with adults and children alike? Enjoy the tennis and pickleball atmosphere? Montgomery County Parks, Enterprise Division, is currently seeking dynamic, energetic, fun Tennis Instructors to fill our exciting positions at either Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center at Cabin John Regional Park or the Wheaton Indoor Tennis Center.

Tennis Instructors will be responsible for using current instructional techniques and to follow an approved curriculum. Tennis instructors must have a collaborative and professional approach with other instructors and cooperate in a teamwork environment. Tennis instructors must be willing to accept feedback from patrons and assure they are receiving the best service possible. Performance will be measured by customer surveys and Tennis Instructors are expected to create a safe, fun, and engaging learning environment for a very diverse clientele. Positions are part time and year-round. Schedules may vary depending on class schedule. Only Montgomery County Parks Tennis Instructors who teach the required minimum number of group lessons year-round will be permitted to also teach private lessons at the two indoor tennis facilities.

The ideal candidate must be flexible, detail-oriented, and enjoy working with diverse groups of people of all ages, abilities, and skill levels. The incumbent will be expected to have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and good interpersonal skills. Will work closely with the Management team to increase participation at the indoor facilities and to ensure coverage of all group lesson programs and camps.

Work hours are flexible to include weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Both facilities are open year-round.

Examples of Important Duties

  • Teach group junior and adult lessons
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Ensure proper record keeping such as class attendance
  • Provide excellent customer service and follow up on customer concerns and feedback and see problems through to a positive resolution
  • Give managers feedback on student performance and assure students are in the best fit for their level
  • Maintain and distribute student evaluation forms
  • Forward all concerns to manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • USPTA (Level 1 Instructor) or PTR (Level 1) certification as well as experience with 10 and Under Tennis instructional methods, equipment, and play formats. Wheelchair/adaptive tennis experience also desirable.
  • Work hours include weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Supplemental Information

These positions are seasonal (part-time) and do not include benefits. Wages are based on experience and qualifications and range from $22.00/hr to $34.00/hr.

All selected candidates must display excellent customer service skills, attain First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications (training classes available) and attend in-house orientation.

Ongoing continued training and internal growth opportunities available.

A complete background investigation will be completed prior to hire.

May be subject to medical, drug and alcohol testing.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate a workplace culture of diversity, equity and inclusion without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other non-merit factor.

Applicants with Disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
If you require accommodations or special arrangements due to a qualifying disability, please notify the Recruitment & Selections Services Unit at the time of applications at or 301-454-1411 (Maryland Relay 7-1-1)
M-NCPPC will make all efforts to reasonably accommodate you.
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