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Job Title: Classroom Lead / Instructor: 

Job Type: Part-time

About the Role: We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our team as an instructor for the physics and basketball program. In this role, you will be responsible for teaching students in grades 6-8 the principles of physics through the use of sports and physical activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver lesson plans that integrate physics concepts with sports and physical activities
  • Teach students about the laws of motion, force, energy, and other key physics principles
  • Use sports and physical activities as a means to demonstrate the principles of physics
  • Work with students to carry out experiments that measure physical characteristics such as height, weight, velocity, and acceleration
  • Assess student learning and provide constructive feedback on their understanding of the material
  • Develop and maintain relationships with schools and non-profit organizations to secure teaching opportunities
  • Collaborate with other instructors and staff to continuously improve the program

Requirements:

  • College coursework in physics, science education, or a STEM field related field (Bachelors degree preferred
  • Demonstration of prior teaching experience 
  • Strong interest and understanding of the principles of physics and how they can be applied to sports and physical activities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with students of diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel to various locations to teach the program
  • Available between 2-5pm a few days a week
  • Must pass background check and provide TB test clearance

This position is ideal for individuals who are passionate about science and sports, and who enjoy working with students. If you have a love for science and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of young people, we want to hear from you!

 

Send an email to info@sportsscienceproject.com and tell us why you'd make a great instructor!

 

Job Title: Basketball/PE Instructor

Location: John Muir Middle School - San Leandro

Job Type: Part-time

About the Role: We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Basketball/PE Instructor. The ideal candidate will be responsible for teaching physical education and basketball concepts to students in grades K-12.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement engaging lesson plans that incorporate physical activity, basketball skills, and principles of physics
  • Lead students in on-court activities, drills, and experiments to demonstrate physical concepts such as force, velocity, and acceleration
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to provide a comprehensive learning experience for students
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students
  • Evaluate student performance and provide feedback to help them improve
  • Ensure that all equipment is maintained and stored properly
  • Attend training and professional development opportunities to continuously improve your skills

Requirements:

  • Ability to understand and teach math concepts which include statistics and algebra (we provide training)
  • Previous experience teaching physical education, coaching basketball, or playing basketball at hs/college level
  • Strong interest understanding of the principles of physics and their application to physical activities
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with students, teachers, and other staff
  • Passion for helping students develop their physical abilities and an understanding of science
  • Ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • First Aid and CPR certification must be completed within first 30 days of employment
  • Available between 2-4pm a few days a week. 
  • Must pass background check and provide TB test clearance

This position is ideal for individuals who are passionate about science and sports, and who enjoy working with students. If you have a love for science and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of young people, we want to hear from you! 

Send an email to info@sportsscienceproject.com and tell us why you'd make a great coach!