Skating Instructor

Reports to: Director of Skating

Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Program: Summer Dreams 2023: July 10th – August 3rd

Mondays – Thursdays 4p – 5:20p

(Possibility to extend into our October 2023 -March 2024 I Can Excel Program)

Location: City Ice Pavilion, Queens

Organization: FSH is a thriving youth development organization – the first to combine the power of education with the grace and discipline of figure skating to help girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership, and academic achievement. Our award-winning afterschool and summer programs provide girls ages 6 to 18 from low-income communities with access to innovative education and health and wellness services that help them reach their fullest potential.  Our vision is for every student, regardless of socio-economic background, to acquire the foundational academic, social and leadership skills to achieve her dreams. Headquartered in Harlem for 25 years, and our first satellite chapter in Detroit – Figure Skating in Detroit is approaching its 6th season.                     

Job Description: As part of the Summer Dreams Camp skating team, the Skating Instructor will work under the supervision of the Director of Skating. The Skating Instructor will teach from the Learn to Skate USA curriculum to enable all participants to achieve the skills necessary to either skate for fun the rest of their lives or to move competently into the U.S. Figure Skating testing and/or competitive structure.


  • Foster positive social and emotional growth in students as they participate in all FSH activities
  • Help create a safe and supportive environment to maximize student engagement during program hours
  • Plan and execute interactive lesson plans based on knowledge of theory, practical and techniques of skating to introduce, develop and master skills within the Learn to Skate USA testing structure
  • Implement different teaching strategies and exercises to aid in all learning abilities and styles
  • Report immediately all accidents/incidents and Inform the Director of Skating of any program issues and concerns regarding student progress and behavior
  • Uphold FSH Values and youth development principles
  • Record and update attendance and skating skills accordingly
  • Encourage positive student behavior that promotes character development
  • Maintain meaningful positive rapport with students and parents
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, and other professional development opportunities
  • Perform additional related duties as instructed by skating management team


  • Must be at minimum a Learn to Skate USA compliant instructor
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Coaching experience with elementary, middle and high school level students
  • Must be energetic, enthusiastic and likes working with young people
  • Knowledge in other areas like nutrition, sports injuries, anatomy is a plus
  • Ability to work with other instructors or specialists over the course of the season

Hourly rate: $38/hour

How to apply: Please send your resume to: Laura Hushion at

Figure Skating in Harlem values its diverse community and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Due to the high volume of resumes, FSH may not respond to all who apply. FSH is an equal opportunity employer.

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