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Youth Soccer Instructor

Soccer Shots - North Central PA State College, PA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description
Soccer Shots is an engaging children's soccer program with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children's lives on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, curriculum and communication. We specialize in programs for children ages 2 through 8 years old. We're passionate about what we do, and are looking to add people to our team who feel the same!
CompensationOur outstanding coaches start at a minimum of $17/session, with an opportunity to increase. Sessions last from 30 to 50 minutes in length, and coaches may be assigned between 5 and 30 sessions per week based on qualifications and availability.  More About Soccer ShotsSoccer Shots is annually listed among the top franchises in youth fitness and recreation, and our expert-approved curriculum sets us apart from other enrichment programs. Soccer Shots has more than 115 franchises nationwide and in Canada, and we're the official 2-to-5 year old program for the US Youth Soccer Association. Click here to watch Soccer Shots: The Children's Soccer Experience and Stronger Youth: Beyond the Game
More About the Position - Preferred availability Weeknight Evenings (Monday thru Thursday) between 4-7PM

Soccer Shots coaches are:
  1. Safety-conscious - #1 priority is the safety of children under their care
  2. Caring - engage with each child through specific and positive affirmation
  3. Organized - plan ahead and conduct each session according to the provided curriculum 
  4. Responsible - commit to doing what is expected of them as an outstanding coach and "face" of Soccer Shots
  5. Energetic - bring Soccer Shots to life by creating a fun and positive atmosphere that leaves a lasting impression on each child
 More specifically, it is a instructor's responsibility to manage and direct all duties related to the operation of a Soccer Shots session, including, but not limited to, the following:
Preparation:
  • Attends coaches meeting at beginning of season
  • Reviews online curriculum (prepared for you ahead of time, and aligned with Pennsylvania early education standards)
  • Maintains equipment in proper condition and arrives on time to set-up field for session
Coaching:
  • Ensures the safety and well-being of every child
  • For childcare sites, gathers children from classroom and returns after session (note: for public location, no pick-up/drop-off required)
  • Follows proper on-site protocol for each location, as prepared and provided by Soccer Shots supervisor
  • Conducts fun and positive 30- to 50-minute sessions, following the weekly Soccer Shots curriculum
Communication/Administration:
  • Communicates in a timely fashion with supervisor about any changes, challenges, or important information
  • Completes online attendance sheet for each session
  • Submits time sheet per payroll policy
  • Returns equipment and leftover supplies to supervisor upon completion of each season
 Role/ClassificationThe job description above is a part time position requiring fewer than 30 hours of work per week. Soccer Shots programs are offered during select weeks of the year, thus the employment is also seasonal. Employment as a coach for any particular season does not guarantee employment following the end of that season. All employment is at-will.
In addition to the above, a successful candidate must process and submit a Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal Background check, and FBI Fingerprints. For candidates without these on file, Soccer Shots will help facilitate these clearances.  We also love referrals! If you know of someone who might be interested in joining our team, please pass along this position! Soccer Shots - NorthCentral PASoccer Shots is an engaging children's soccer program with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children's lives on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, curriculum and communication. The best coaches in the business
  1. Every Soccer Shots coach must complete our comprehensive training program to receive certification.
  2. All Soccer Shots coaches are trained in the use of developmentally appropriate techniques.
  3. Coaches are routinely evaluated and undergo ongoing training.
  4. Our coach selection process evaluates not only the ability to coach soccer, but also the ability to engage and inspire children.
An exceptional customer experience with ongoing communication
  1. You will receive a weekly summary of what your child is learning at Soccer Shots.
  2. We proactively communicate cancellations due to weather or other circumstances.
  3. Our staff understands the importance of timely, responsive communication.
Expert-approved curriculum that aligns with early childhood education standards
  1. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum places an emphasis on character development and skill building.
  2. Our program is created under the guidance of childhood education specialists, professional soccer players and experienced and licensed soccer coaches.
  3. We constantly re-evaluate and update our curriculum to stay current with childhood education standards.
If you have a passion for positively impacting children, we’d love to talk to you.Soccer Shots is an international franchise brand with franchises in 34 states and Canada. This position is for your local franchise. Visit soccershots.org to learn more and/or for franchising opportunities. Company Website: www.soccershots.org

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