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After School and Youth Programs

Sports Activity Instructor  Bronx, NY  : 2/17/2022
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Job Category:

After School and Youth Programs

Position Type:

Full Time


The Sports instructors will demonstrate and explain the skills and rules of particular sports,, like basketball or tennis, to individuals or groups. They help beginners learn basic rules, stances, grips, movements, and techniques of a game. Sports instructors often help experienced athletes to sharpen their skills. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children in the program, by providing close supervision of all activities.
  • Provide supervision of the participants in line with ACDP program standards and guidelines (i.e. ratio, attendance).
  • Teach rules, fundamentals and enhance basic skills. Emphasize teamwork and sportsmanship.
  • Create an atmosphere in which all participants can have fun, are safe and learn the importance of good principled athletics.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians regarding the progress of their child/teen and registration for the next session.
  • Communicate to parents/guardians about additional ACDP opportunities that can benefit them or their child/teen.
  • Ensure that all equipment is age-appropriate, safe and in proper working condition.  This includes conducting monthly equipment safety checks.
  • Work with the Supervisor to develop and lead program promotion and recruitment efforts.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of branch emergency procedures and take appropriate actions for emergency situations.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of program space during all activities.
  • Inform Supervisor on-duty regarding any incident reports that need to be filled out.
  • Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings and special events.
  • Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
  • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.
  • Fully Vaccinated against covid-19
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum one year experience teaching children/teens sports in a structured setting.
  • Coaching certificate or equivalent strongly desired.
  • Current First Aid / CPR certifications.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with members of all ages.
  • Bilingual - Spanish strongly preferred.

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*

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