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Assistant Coach/Physical Education - Part-Time

Company: the victory center
Location: Miami
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Assistant Coach s primary job responsibility is to assist the Head Coach with implementing developmentally appropriate fitness activities 5 times per week for students with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities. Activities include fine and gross motor movements that involves swimming, strength training, cardio, and biking. Alongside the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach will the track progress of each student and assist in preparing students for special fitness events such as: TVC s Field Day.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a positive, organized, and safe learning environment.
  • Manage time, materials, and equipment effectively.
  • Arrive on time daily.
  • Schedule is 7:45 AM to 1:15 PM Monday through Friday
  • Maintain a strong knowledge base and share information regarding best practice and proven methodologies in teaching students with autism and related disorders.
  • Establish and maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures.
  • Recognize overt indicators of student distress or abuse and take appropriate action based on school procedures and law.
  • Use appropriate materials, technology, and resources to help meet learning needs of all students.
  • Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with other professionals, students, parents, and the community.
  • Collaborate with other professionals and parents.
  • Model professional and ethical conduct when dealing with students, peers, parents and the community.
  • Perform and fulfill all professional responsibilities.
  • Prepare all required reports and maintain all appropriate records.
  • Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area and/or program classification.
  • Perform other incidental tasks as directed by the Directors of Education.
  • Coaches are expected to maintain professionalism at all times. Discussing general school issues with parents in a negative connotation will be grounds for termination.
  • Scheduling personal commitments so that they do not conflict with school responsibilities (insofar as this is possible).
  • Follow school policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook. May be required to perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires candidate to speak, write, read in English. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to interact with all levels of individuals. Computer skills including MS Office. Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents, and others. Strong attention to detail. Enthusiasm for working with children with special needs. Responsible and caring attitude for the population we serve. Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness.

    . Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators, support staff, and community agencies.

    . Bi-lingual (spanish), a plus. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or Equivalent Experience working with Special Needs Children Responsible and caring attitude for the population we serve Ability to implement appropriate fitness activitiesCERTIFICATIONS: CPR and PCM preferredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

Keywords: the victory center, Miami , Assistant Coach/Physical Education - Part-Time, Education / Teaching , Miami, Florida

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