Travel the country (and Internationally) this summer running soccer camps for children of US Armed Forces service members. You will lead week-long (5 days) back-to-back mobile youth soccer camp on US Air Force bases throughout the country. Sessions will consist of up to 30 participants. Teach the game objectives, skills and rules of soccer each day to participants.
What are the essential functions of the job?
The focal point of the camp is to introduce soccer through exploration and participation. Instructor shall provide training and instruction per the company supplied script.
Instruct youth of various degrees of ability in the skills, rules and etiquette of soccer Organize teams and serve in a referee role during game sessions while intervening when necessary to interject teaching, coaching or address behavior issues.
Lead five consecutive days of training, two sessions per day, Monday through Friday. The sessions last approximately three hours each. Breaks may be provided as needed.
Ensure equipment and material is set up, and be prepared to lead camp no later than 15 minutes before scheduled session. This means that set up is completed by 8:45 a.m. Typically, first session consists of 9-12 year olds, and starts at 9:00 a.m. Second session consists of 13-18 year olds, and starts at 1:00 p.m. Candidate will be responsible for break down and storage of equipment after final session each day.
This is a seasonal position, you must be available June 4, 2018 through August 17, 2018. The position includes salary, per diem, lodging and travel expenses.
Candidate needs to have previous experience in preparing youth without previous knowledge to learn basic rules and procedures of soccer. Must have the ability to adapt. Candidate must have the ability to conduct back-to-back training/camps at different geographical locations. He/she must also have a valid driver’s license, and pass a weekly background check.
Because you will be traveling with a co-worker you must be able to:
Both instructors need to have a positive temperament. Must have perseverance.
Because each instructor takes turns leading a session, the instructor that is not leading and is assisting must be able to take direction. There are times that the assistant instructor needs to know when to take the lead.
Understand that you are a team and be proactive. Do not wait to be asked or told what to do by lead instructor.
Must be adept to travelling.
What are the physical, mental and behavioral abilities required?
Soccer Camp maintains a high standard for excellence. With no exception, candidates must be able to observe and maintain reasonable standards for behavior and decorum as required for interactions with children.
Candidates for this position:
Must have flexibility, and the ability to deal with change. Be capable of running sessions under less than ideal conditions (I.e. last minute change of venue, class size, etc.).
This is a summer camp you must be able to withstand EXTREME HEAT for two 3-hour sessions, especially for the southern bases.
Strong physical endurance is required. There are times when you have a very limited break in between the morning and afternoon session.
Loud voice required.
Must be able to react quickly to emergencies.
Must possess excellent leadership skills in encouraging the development of the participants, and be able to motivate youth.
Need to have excellent verbal communications skills.
Must be patient.
US citizenship required. Passport required for international travel. Applicants will be required to submit to a tier 1 background check.
Additional Salary Information: Salary, per diem and all travel expenses covered by company