The Promise Academy Afterschool program operates as an extension of Promise Academy day school. The program provides 500+ students in grades K-12 a safe, nurturing, and educational environment that fosters self-confidence, personal and social development. Students are exposed to a variety of fun-filled project-based learning, developmental and high-caliber enrichment activities, which include arts enrichment (e.g., performing, culinary and visual arts), tutoring, homework help, and academic intervention support, as well as health/wellness and physical fitness education. Additionally, students are engaged in leadership development activities, including student government, character education and conflict resolution, and participate in several team sports and recreation activities, including basketball, volleyball, and soccer.
A commitment to the mission and programs of HCZ.
Experience working with youth and adolescent population.
Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of coaching experience.
Must have strong knowledge and keen understanding for basketball.
Ensure basketball curriculum is structured and has clear learning goals.
Solid understanding of youth basketball rules and safety guidelines.
Must be able to travel to away games or events.
Must have strong leadership and organizational skills, excellent writing and communication skills.
Positive, enthusiastic, collaborative, flexible and approachable attitude.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop, implement, and execute basketball curriculum.
Create a basketball program that will include daily conditioning, fundamental drills, and a strategic playbook
Communicate and work effectively with students,colleagues, and parents.
Monitor and report on student progress and performance both in the classroom and playing field.
Collaborate and consult with staff on student performance in basketball activity and schoolwork.
Maintain ongoing communication with Athletics Program Director.
Develop positive relationships with students that promotes wellness, growth, respect and self-esteem.
Act as a positive role model for students.
Perform other duties as assigned.