Harlem Children’s Zone

After-School Girls Basketball Coach, Grades 6 - 12 / Promise Academy

3+ months agoNew York, NY

HCZ requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Accordingly, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

We are seeking part-time High School Girls Basketball Head Coach. The ideal candidate will develop a high-quality high school basketball program and provide effective leadership.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and execute a robust and detailed high school girls' basketball curriculum that demonstrates a strong knowledge of the sport
  • Create a basketball program that will include daily conditioning, fundamental drills, game film review and a strategic playbook
  • Develop and implement appropriate practice plans 5-6 days per week
  • Organize off-season trainings, practices, and tournaments
  • 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
  • Partner with administration and teachers to ensure scholar-athletes are in full compliance with the Athletic Department Code of Conduct
  • Monitor, record and file important documents pertaining to the students on the team (waiver form, permission form, health form, etc.)
  • Maintain ongoing communication with Athletics Program Director
  • Develop positive relationships with students that promote wellness, social-emotional growth, respect and increased self-esteem
  • Act as a positive role model for students
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • 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 of basketball
  • Ensure basketball curriculum is structured and has clear learning goals
  • Solid understanding of youth basketball rules and safety guidelines
  • Knowledge and understanding of NCAA Clearinghouse and Amateur Athletic Union rules and regulations
  • Must be able to travel to away games or events
  • Must have strong leadership and organizational skills with excellent writing and communication skills
  • Positive, enthusiastic, collaborative, flexible and solutions-oriented" mindset is necessary for this role
  • Ability to effectively engage and motivate students
  • Must be able to work 3pm to 7pm, Monday - Friday, and Saturdays 11 am to 1 pm

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

Job ID: Harlem-HIGHS01734

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Performance Bonus
    • Pension
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development
    • Promote From Within