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Playground Recess Coach - 15 hrs. - Delaveaga Elementary at Santa Cruz City Schools

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Job Information

Date Posted: 9/25/2019 Application Deadline: 10/22/2019 2:05 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 15 Hours per week / 9 months per year
Salary: Range 25: $17.49 - $19.28 per hour (steps 1-3 on a 6 step salary plan) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Denice Grogan Email: dgrogan@sccs.net
Phone: 8314293410 238

Job Summary

Job Summary

Competitive candidates must have a high school diploma and the equivalent of 1-year experience working with youth in a professional setting, some college courses preferred. Experience in coaching sports is a plus. Individuals must have demonstrated leadership skills, independence and a passion for working with children along with an interest in sports and fitness. Demonstrated experience leading groups of children with the ability to engage and inspire youth. Motivated self-starter with clear and open communication skills. Humorous and playful with ability to set clear goals and follow through with flexible and creative problem solving tools. CPR/First Aid required and training will be provided by the district.

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The recess coach manages a safe and inclusive recess where children are inspired to get off the sidelines and into the game. They employ play and physical activity as tools for generating more community and family involvement through teaching and implementing conflict resolution strategies.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Assist in creating a safe and inclusive playground yard and be a significant presence on the yard by organizing and playing games with 20+ students. Encourage safe, healthy play and positive conflict resolution through role modeling and active participation.
• Must love to play games and lead activities with kids and have the ability to model positive behavior. Actively engage a diverse range of students in respectful and inclusive healthy play. Demonstrate ability to build rapport, trust and respect with students. 
• Create a focus on sportsmanship, leadership, conflict resolution and teamwork within the recess framework 
• Maintain positive and appropriately professional relationships with the children and school staff
• Follow district and school site rules and procedures
• Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Incorporated within one or more of the essential functions of this position are the essential physical requirements. Ability to see for purposes of observing students and reading instructional materials, tests, students records and other printed matter. Ability to understand speech at normal levels in person or on the telephone. Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation in person or on the telephone. Ability to operate classroom equipment, computer, copy machine and sports equipment with dexterity. Ability to occasionally lift/carry supplies or equipment weighing up to 25 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Outdoor/indoor working environment subject to bending, crawling, crouching and kneeling at ground level, pushing/pulling of equipment, reaching in all directions, long periods of standing/walking and, handling of appropriate equipment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Competitive candidates must have a high school diploma and the equivalent of 1 year experience working with youth in a professional setting, some college courses preferred. Experience in coaching sports is a plus. Individuals must have demonstrated leadership skills, independence and a passion for working with children along with an interest in sports and fitness. Demonstrated experience leading groups of children with the ability to engage and inspire youth. Motivated self-starter with clear and open communication skills. Humorous and playful with ability to set clear goals and follow through with flexible and creative problem solving tools. CPR/First Aid will be required.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Competitive candidates must have a high school diploma and the equivalent of 1-year experience working with youth in a professional setting, some college courses preferred. Experience in coaching sports is a plus. Individuals must have demonstrated leadership skills, independence and a passion for working with children along with an interest in sports and fitness. Demonstrated experience leading groups of children with the ability to engage and inspire youth. Motivated self-starter with clear and open communication skills. Humorous and playful with ability to set clear goals and follow through with flexible and creative problem solving tools. CPR/First Aid will be required.

Resume and Letter of Introduction

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    Competitive candidates must have a high school diploma and the equivalent of 1-year experience working with youth in a professional setting, some college courses preferred. Experience in coaching sports is a plus. Individuals must have demonstrated leadership skills, independence and a passion for working with children along with an interest in sports and fitness. Demonstrated experience leading groups of children with the ability to engage and inspire youth. Motivated self-starter with clear and open communication skills. Humorous and playful with ability to set clear goals and follow through with flexible and creative problem solving tools. CPR/First Aid will be required.

    Resume and Letter of Introduction

    • Letter of Introduction
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      Santa Cruz City Schools prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Complaints alleging noncompliance with this policy should be directed to the Title IX/Nondiscrimination Coordinator: Molly Parks, Asst. Superintendent of Human Resources: 831-429-3410 ext 235; mparks@sccs.net

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      Santa Cruz City Schools prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Complaints alleging noncompliance with this policy should be directed to the Title IX/Nondiscrimination Coordinator: Molly Parks, Asst. Superintendent of Human Resources: 831-429-3410 ext 235; mparks@sccs.net

       


      Application Deadline

      10/22/2019 2:05 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      9/25/2019

      Contact

      Denice Grogan
      8314293410 238

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      Range 25: $17.49 - $19.28 per hour (steps 1-3 on a 6 step salary plan)

      Length of Work Year

      15 Hours per week / 9 months per year

      Employment Type

      Part Time