Soccer Shots Virginia Beach/ Hampton Roads is seeking a positive and responsible early childhood coach, with a passion for soccer and early childhood education, to join our team as a youth soccer coach. Soccer Shots is a program that introduces soccer to children ages 2-8 at preschools and day care centers all over the Hampton Roads area. We're currently in need of a great early childhood coach that has a passion for soccer and working with kids to help us run sessions at several of our centers in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Norfolk. We offer rewarding work in a positive environment and great pay ($10-25 per session). For more information on Soccer Shots, please visit our website at www.soccershots.org.
We're currently prioritizing early childhood educators and soccer coaches that live and can work in the Virginia Beach and Chesapeake area. Specific job experience in early childhood education is a big plus and highly recommended for this job.
Early Childhood Soccer Coach Description:Classes are Monday through Friday in day care, preschool and after-school centers and Saturdays at park programs in select locations. Each session last 30-60 minutes depending on age group and program. We provide specific training for all early childhood coaches, coaching equipment, and all curriculum materials. We pay $10-$25 per session (depending upon experience), for all qualified early childhood coaches, and at some centers there's the opportunity for multiple classes, which means you will be coaching 2-3 consecutive sessions on those days ($40-60 for 2 hours of coaching). We are prioritizing early childhood soccer coaches that will be available for multiple sessions throughout the week and for our afternoon sessions. THIS PART-TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD SOCCER COACH POSITION IS AVAILABLE FOR OUR WINTER SEASON-SPRING SEASON (JAN.-MAY).
Essential Early Childhood Soccer Coach Qualifications:
Responsible – arrives early to set up each session, can handle a group of 10 or more children, keeps accurate attendance, communicates well with site director, teachers, etc.
Professional – neat in appearance, friendly and courteous with daycare center staff and self-assured.
Available – having at LEAST two weekdays available (mornings and afternoons) and/or Saturday mornings (9:00 am - 12:00pm), and must minimally commit January-May.
Enthusiastic – MUST enjoy early childhood education and working with young children, be able to confidently connect with children primarily ages 2-5, and must make the Soccer Shots class the best 30-45 minutes of their week!
Fun – enjoys having FUN with young children, being goofy, using your imagination, and watching children smile.
Patient – must be a patient person who understands young children.
Reliable transportation – must have safe and reliable transportation to and from work and a valid driver’s license.
Background check cleared – successful candidate must pass a Child Abuse History Clearance and Background Check.
Tb test results
Teach-most be able to effectively teach and manage a class of up to 10 children.
Preferred Early Childhood Soccer Coach Qualifications:
Youth soccer coach experience
Early Childhood Educator experience
Soccer playing experience
Bachelor’s degree (or pursuing) in Physical Education, Recreation, Early Childhood Education
CPR/First Aid certified or ability to attain if needed.
Previous teaching or early childhood education experience (preferably children ages 2-8)
Please submit COVER LETTER articulating why you would a phenomenal soccer coach and a resume.