- Facilitate one-on-one sessions with youth and family health workshops for scholars and their parents.
- Motivates scholars during exercises to help them develop athletic skills and enjoy exercising.
- Conduct health assessments to determine the overall health status of all youth (e.g., height, weight, PACER endurance test), etc.
- Teach the rules behind playing several different sports, as well as proper techniques for running, stretching & other exercise activities.
- Collaborate with assigned grade level team leads to plan and execute reading instruction for one period each day.
- Modify existing instructional plans as necessary to accommodate individual scholar’s special needs.
- Administer assessments, collect, and analyze data gathered on each scholar.
- Build relationships with scholar’s families through regular communication regarding progress and provide ways in which families can be supportive of their scholar’s health & motivation.
- Bachelor’s degree in Health Education or related field required.
- Minimum of 2 years of Teaching work experience in working with elementary and middle school-aged students is required.
- Knowledge of best practices and current trends in Health & Wellness and/or Physical Education, school wellness policy, and/or public health required.
- Expert knowledge of New York State & National Health Education Standards & National Sexuality Education Standards required.
- Experience conducting health assessments, facilitating group and individual counseling, and implementing health education workshops required.
- Comfortable working in various urban settings and with diverse populations required.
- Team-oriented with strong organizational and collaborative skills required.