Employment at Kids First

Reference Requirements | Current Employment Openings

To learn more about us, your first step would be to browse our website, where you can learn about our history, philosophy, programs, and teams.

To apply, please submit an online application by clicking on the "APPLY ONLINE NOW" link (to the right). All Applications must be submitted online.

After filling out the online application, you will also need to acquire three reference letters. You must use OUR reference sheets, which can be downloaded and they must be filled out in full. Please do not mail name and addresses of your references for us to contact, we require you to have our forms filled out by your references and submitted. More information about Reference Requirements below.

Once your online application is received with at least three references, your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager.


Three or More Character Reference Forms Required

As an applicant for employment at Kids First Sports Center, it is your responsibility to supply three or more written character references which must be on file before the hiring process can be completed.

Seek your references from the following:
Former/ Current Supervisors
Teachers/ School Administrators/Coaches
Community/Business Leaders
People for whom you baby-sit
Friends, family*

Please deliver references to the Kids First Human Resource Department by one of the following methods:
1. U.S. Mail to: Kids First Sports Center, 7900 East Kemper Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45249
2. E-mail: hirethecharacter@kidsfirstsports.com
3. Fax: 513-489-9761**
4. Hand delivery by applicant to Kids First in a sealed envelope with author's signature over envelope flap.

* less objective references such as friends or family are considered but may not hold as much weight as more objective sources such as supervisors or teachers.
** to assure confidentiality, phone 513-489-7575 before faxing, please.


Always on the Lookout for Reliable, Energetic People

Camp-a-paloozaCamp-A-Palooza at Kids First is looking for talented summer camp counselors who are available from late-May through mid-August. Camp counselors are talented individuals, superheroes, coaches, memory makers, listeners and problem solvers. Job will include leading games, arts & crafts, supervising swim activities, chaperoning field trips, and ensuring the safety of each camper in our program. Ideal candidate will have childcare experience, and will be flexible, motivated, responsible and reliable. Our staff must possess the highest moral character and serve as a positive role model to our campers. Applicant must be 16 years of age or older, and this seasonal position may require 30-40 hours per week Monday-Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Our preference is to hire staff for the entire summer season. Email questions: msmith@kidsfirstsports.com. For application & reference requirements, click here.

Kids First BeehiveKids First Birthday Parties!  Looking to hire enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working with children!  Flexible, part-time hours available on both Saturdays and Sundays.  Positions available as Party Hosts and Party Assistants.  Training available, no experience needed.  Work alongside an awesome birthday staff, that is committed to helping families make their child’s party special!  Applicants may apply online (see red button above).  For application & reference requirements, click here.

Queen City GymnasticsNow Hiring for the Queen City Gymnastics Boy's Competitive Team. Come join the excitement and have fun motivating young talent to reach their full potential!
Part-time position available coaching compulsory levels 4-6 (experience with compulsory levels required). 
Full-time position coaching compulsory and optional levels 4-10 (experience with coaching optional levels required). Full-time position offers benefit package.
Pay rate for each position is based on experience. Apploy online now (see red button above). For application & reference requirements, click here.

Kids First BeehiveThe Bee Hive Gift Shop is currently looking for a smiling face for a part-time position who likes working with people (and their children). If you like fashion, home decor and enjoy helping people find just the right gift, fashion or decor for the home, The Bee Hive Gift Shop might be the place for you! With flexible hours, great people to work with and wonderful kids that walk through the door every day, many of the staff don’t call it work at all. They’re just plain having fun! Applicants may apply online (see red button above). Email questions to Penny at pmetzger8777@me.com. For application & reference requirements, click here.

Kids First Facility TeamThe facility team is currently hiring for part time work.  We are looking for someone who is detail oriented and is able to think on their feet.  The job includes cleaning and some light maintenance, no experience required as we will train a motivated individual.  The hours would be Monday through Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons.  Pay rate will be between $10 and $12. For application & reference requirements, click here.

Foundations Pediatric TherapySpecial Needs Program Assistants- Our new program, Foundations, is seeking caring, responsible, enthusiastic, and innovative individuals to join our team. Assistants would work side by side with licensed therapists with children of all ages with a variety of special needs. We are currently hiring for both daytime and evening hours. Experience with working with children with special needs is a plus. For application & reference requirements, click here. Email questions to rlott@kidsfirstsports.com

Foundations Pediatric TherapySpeech Language Pathologist- Foundations is looking for a part time (with the potential for full time) licensed speech language pathologist with a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of children. Desired applicants must be ready to create innovative programming for small groups within a unique environment. At least three years of experience is preferred. For application & reference requirements, click here. Email questions to rlott@kidsfirstsports.com.

Queen City GymnasticsQueen City Gymnastics Girls Team is looking for experienced, enthusiastic, professional coaches to join our accomplished and growing girl's pre-team and competitive team. Full and part-time positions are available at our 108,000 sf facility (45,000 sf dedicated to gymnastics) in Cincinnati, Ohio. A minimum of two years coaching experience is required. For application and reference requirements, click here. For more details contact Trevor at 513-489-7575.

Tumble BeesPreschool Gymnastics Coaches Our rapidly growing Tumble Bee Program is looking for fun, enthusiastic, responsible individuals to join our professional team of teachers. Instructors needed for children from 6 weeks to 6 years old. We are currently hiring for evenings and Saturday positions for the next school year. Experience with children and athletics is preferred. For application & reference requirements, click here. Email questions to johara@kidsfirstsports.com. (Tumble Bees Videos)

StormCheer/Tumble Coach Our cheer program is expanding and we are looking for coaches who can spot up to level 5 skills. Part time positions available. E-mail questions to lfewell@kidsfirstsports.com. For application & reference requirements, click here.

Gym JamGirls Gym Jam Recreational Gymnastics Teacher Our program is growing and we are looking for fun, innovative, enthusiastic individuals to teach gymnastics to girls, aged 6yrs through teens. Weekday evening & Saturday hours. Call Joyce Greeley at 489-7575 or e-mail jmontgomery@kidsfirstsports.com. For application & reference requirements, click here. (Girls Gym Jam Videos)

Gym JamBoys Gym Jam Recreational Gymnastics Teachers Kids First Sports Center is looking for responsible, fun-loving, gymnastics instructors with gymnastics experience, for our rapidly growing boys recreational gymnastics program. There are two part time positions available in the Boys Gym Jam program. Evening and Saturdays required. If interested you may apply online, see links below or Call Marty Wagner 513-489-7575 or email mwagner@kidsfirstsports.com. (Boys Gym Jam Videos)

The Campus at Kids FirstWith our location inside the 108,000 square foot Kids First Sports Center, The Campus places high emphasis on the physical education of each child, in addition to the academic and social-emotional education. Offering the premier early learning experience in the area, The Campus seeks only the most enthusiastic, nurturing and highly qualified individuals for employment. Candidates should be self-motivated and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young children. Please email resumes to jweghorst@thecampuskf.com.

Current Opening: Preschool Assistant Teacher.
-Energetic, nurturing and team-oriented attitude is a MUST
-Experience working with preschool children (2.5-4 yrs) and planning curriculum required
-Early Childhood Related Degree encouraged
-At least 30 hours per week; must be available in evenings until 6:30

The Fit PlexThe FIT PLEX - Are you a personal trainer looking to start or expand your own business? We have an opening for a qualified trainer at The FIT PLEX, a fully equipped training facility located in the mezzanine level at RG Basketball Academy. Check us out! www.RGBasketball.com. Contact Barb Grandison 513.325.6390 or bgfit@ymail.com.

Benefits include:
-The PLEX is attached to Kids First Sports Center – one of the most amazing sports facilities in the world!
-High foot traffic – 16,000 people come through RGBasketball and the Kids First Sports Center’s doors every week.
-Clean and inviting training space
-Equipment provided

Hubbard Family Swim SchoolHubbard Family Swim School at Kids First Sports Center is hiring! Please pass on to your family and friends who you believe would be a great fit for the program. We are looking for people who love working with kids and enjoy being in the water. We will train them how to teach. Details: Part time; Morning, afternoon and weekend hours needed; Looking for a minimum of a one year commitment. If interested please e-mail Ann Marie at annmarie@hubbardswim.com or call 602-971-4044 ext. 215. Online application available through Hubbard Family Swim School at www.hubbardswim.com/employment (click on employment application).

Kids First TOO


Our Kids First, TOO Hospitality team is searching for unique and creative individuals with the ability to radiate the truest definition of "Hospitality" with direct customer service. We are seeking individuals with the talents of being eager to help, flexible, organized, quick to learn and are looking for a permanent part time job. Sales and marketing experience is a plus. Must be available for evenings and occasional Saturdays. We offer competitive pay and tuition discounts.Please contact Maggie Kern at mkern@kidsfirsttoo.com or call 831-4333.

Our Tumble Bees program at Kids First Too is looking for fun, enthusiastic individuals who LOVE working with young children (10 months to Kindergarten). Experience with children is required, experience with athletics is preferred. Part time hours - evening and weekend availability is required. Contact Amy Kaczmarowski at 513-831-4333 or akaczmarowski@kidsfirstsports.com. (Click here or application & reference requirements.)

Cheer/Tumble Coach for new cheer program at Kids First TOO. Looking for coaches who can spot up to level 5 skills. Part time positions available. E-mail questions to lfewell@kidsfirstsports.comClick here or application & reference requirements

Kids First Too, our satellite gym located in MIlford, Ohio is currently seeking a girls gymnastics team coach. Our program is growing and we are looking for fun, enthusiastic individuals to teach gymnastics to girls, aged 6yrs through teens. Weekday evening hours and Saturday hours. Please contact Laura Fewell at 513-489-7575 or lfewell@kidsfirstsports.com. (Click here or application & reference requirements.)

Recreational Gymnastics Teacher - GYM JAM Program at Kids First Too, We are currently looking for fun, enthusiastic individuals to teach gymnastics to Boys & Girls grades 1st - 6th. Weekday evening hours and Saturday hours. Please contact Joyce Greeley at 513-831-4333 OR email jgreeley@kidsfirstsports.com

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