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Posted: Monday, June 5, 2017 12:07 AM


About the Job

Position/Title: CityParks Sports - Tennis Instructor

Employment Period: June 27 - August 31, 2017

Salary: $11 - $26 per hour, based on experience, (28-35 hours per week)

Application Deadline: May 31

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to


City Parks Foundation is the only independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to offer programs in parks throughout NYC’s five boroughs. We work in more than 300 parks, recreation centers, and public schools citywide, presenting a broad range of programs in an effort to promote healthy and vibrant communities. Our programs and community building initiatives reach 425,000 people each year. CPF’s free citywide sports programs for children are among the most ambitious and successful in New York City and the country. For the past 20+ years, CityParks Tennis has provided free instruction to 7,500 children at 40 citywide parks each summer and is supported by professional spokespeople such as John McEnroe and Billie Jean King: www. cityparksfoundation. org


CPF is seeking to hire experienced players, coaches or teachers to teach free beginner tennis lessons to children in NYC parks. Tennis lessons are held on weekdays from 9-12 noon and 1-4 PM. Instructors will be trained in June to teach a standardized curriculum developed by City Parks Foundation and will be seasonal employees of CPF’s Sports Department.


Demonstrate and teach daily lesson plans
Organize large groups of children in an orderly and safe manner
May be required to carry equipment to/from sites
Monitor weekly attendance and maintain accurate records of class participants
Answer questions from parents and promote whenever possible to the community


High School diploma
Advanced playing ability and thorough knowledge of tennis rules and etiquette
Ability to work with diverse constituencies, both internal and external to CPF
Exceptional communication skills and work-ethic
Willingness and ability to carry and transport sports equipment as needed
USPTR/USPTA certification or group-teaching experience preferred, preferably with children

• Location: Flushing, NY, Queens

• Post ID: 99421938 newyork is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017