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YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles

PLAY COACH

Westchester Family YMCA

Under the guidance and supervision of the Sports and Recreation Director, the PLAY (Physical Education) Coach is responsible for the safety, supervision, programming, and involvement teaching elementary students on campus in sports and physical education between the hours of 8a - 3p. This is a seasonal position for 2017 – 2018 LAUSD school year.

Hours and Salary

SALARY RANGE: $12.25/hour
CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Location

Westchester Family YMCA, 8015 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045

Qualifications

• High school diploma required. Kinesiology, Physical Education, Education, or Pedagogy background preferred.
• Experience working with grades K-5.
• Ability to communicate effectively and relate to youth.
• Must possess skills necessary to inform, educate and motivate students in all areas of health and physical fitness.
• Ability to communicate effectively with diverse group of individuals.
• Ability to assist students in all aspects of physical fitness and barriers they must overcome to achieve their goals.
• Current approved EMSA First Aid; Adult, Infant, and Child CPR Certifications (8 hours). Completion of child abuse prevention training prior to the first day in program

WORK ENVIRONMENT/MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• You must have the physical, visual and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Responsibilities

• Aid in the development and amend (as necessary) monthly lesson plans to ensure organization and quality.
• Experience working with grades K-5.
• Ability to communicate effectively and relate to youth.
• Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to inform, educate and motivate students in all areas of health and physical fitness.
• Ability to communicate effectively with diverse group of individuals.
• Ability to assist students in all aspects of physical fitness and barriers they must overcome to achieve their goals.
• Implement daily lesson plans in an environment so that each student has an opportunity for success and an ability to increase their confidence as it relates to physical activity and health.
• Make notations regarding each individual’s participation, behavior and progress.
• Proactively build friendships between teachers, the staff, and students. Learn student’s strengths and weaknesses so you can motivate and tailor lesson plans to meet their needs.
• Report problems, breakdowns in equipment, infringement on policies and unusual situations to appropriate supervisor/director.

How to Apply

The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles encourages you to join our team!  Submit your cover letter and resume to MatthewBrown@ymcala.org.