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Health and Physical Education Coach
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Grand Ronde, OR

Health and Physical Education Coach

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Grand Ronde, OR
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Summary:

Create a successful environment that will promote the health and physical development of students and their families. Provides activities and materials to meet the health and physical education needs of Native American students in the community and/or Tribal Member students wherever they are located. This position will primarily design and implement health and physical education support services for students in the Tribe's Education Department and Tribal Community. Coach will serve students from infant to adulthood.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates and schedules health and physical education sessions with native students participating in Tribal programs on the Tribal campus.
  • Utilizes cultural-based lesson plans when available, incorporates the use of software assessment programs and utilizes to track progress.
  • Attends Multi-disciplinary Team (M.D.T) meetings with various Tribal Education Programs to assess need for health and physical education materials and sessions.
  • Incorporates known teaching strategies and technical skills when designing and implementing health and physical education supports.
  • Maintains a high standard of professionalism in carrying out services.
  • Assesses student health and physical education needs and, develops instructional programs, and strategies to improve student and community health.
  • Provides an environment of acceptance that supports and respects gender, culture, language, ethnicity, family composition and special needs of program students.
  • Creates environment that fosters, promotes, and develops an understanding of the relationship between healthy body function and exercise.
  • Motivates each student and the community to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Establishes clear objectives and creates long- and short-range plans for instruction to meet the needs, abilities, and interests of students.
  • Develops and carries out clear, organized, sequential lessons and learning activities suitable for students' developmental levels and aligned with instructional objectives and Oregon standards.
  • Discovers and develops talents of students in physical achievement.
  • Develops strength, skill, agility, poise, and coordination in individual, dual and team physical activities and sports, in accordance with each student's ability.
  • Gathers information and delivers regular updates on student and community needs, progress, and obstacles to success to supervisor.
  • Establishes and maintains a process to enhance parent involvement by providing an atmosphere that promotes and reinforces parental involvement in students' health and wellness.
  • Plans and participates in health and physical educational field trips and assists with the planning of cultural based spring break and summer trips.
  • Assists in promoting, recruiting and instructing summer enrichment courses and workshops.
  • Ensures that all participants follow standard rules of conduct and maintain policy requirements.
  • Complies with required standards and policy.
  • Ensures compliance with the Reporting standards for Child Abuse and Neglect. Follows the standard process to report cases of suspected child abuse.
  • Provides resources information as needed, including mental health, adult education, social services, food bank etc.
  • Provides support in other Education Department related areas as needed.
  • Collaborates with Wellness Prevention, Culture, Recreation or other CTGR department's, and programs/agencies in developing and implementing prevention activities.
  • Assists all Education Department Programs in planning, recruiting and implementing activities as needed; this includes no-school days, spring break and summer.
  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:

  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree and experience in working with youth. A valid teacher's license is preferred as recognized by the Oregon Department of Education. Master's Degree Preferred.
  • OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Driving Requirements:

  • This position may require driving.

Qualifications, Registrations, and Certifications:

  • Requires demonstrated college level knowledge of health and physical education and overall wellness.
  • Familiarity with state standards and curriculum frameworks.
  • Knowledge and experience with differentiated instruction.
  • Ability to manage and supervise students.
  • Understanding of human growth and development patterns, learning theory and brain research preferably within native populations.
  • First Aid/CPR certification required or must obtain within 60 days of hire.
  • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of Microsoft products.
  • Must have the ability to relate well with children at various age levels as well as parents, teachers and administrators.
  • Prefer knowledge of Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde culture and tradition.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to Native American culture required.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Continually requires the ability to express or receive detailed information or important instructions through oral communication.
  • Continually requires working with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm. Requires repetitive movement of wrists, hands and/or fingers. Often requires walking or moving about to accomplish tasks.
  • Requires standing and/or sitting for sustained periods of time, raising objects from a lower to a higher position and/or moving objects horizontally.
  • Occasionally requires lifting of up to 40 pounds.
  • Due to the nature of the interactions with other employees and the public we serve, employees may be required to provide documentation of, or receive, certain health vaccinations.
  • This position is frequently subject to inside environmental conditions which provide protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes, and is occasionally subject to outside environmental conditions.
  • May be called upon to serve as a Disaster Reservist during Emergencies, or when the Tribal Emergency Operations Center is opened.
  • Local travel is occasionally required. Travel outside of the state is infrequently required.

Background Check:

  • Candidates for this position will be subject to criminal and character background checks and may be subject to fingerprinting.


The individual must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing a significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.


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