UBC Active Kids Soccer Coach

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UBC Active Kids Soccer Coach

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Active Kids

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Job description

See full PDF posting here: Soccer Instructor job description

The UBC Active Kids Program, an Outreach Program of the School of Kinesiology, is led by instructors
that plan and deliver developmentally appropriate physical activity and sport specific classes to
participants aged 18 months- adults. Instructors report to and receive direction from the Active Kids
Program Manager.

The UBC Active Kids Program is seeking passionate and knowledgeable instructors to join its team of
Soccer Instructors. The soccer program is a partnership program with the University Neighbourhood
Association which focuses on principles of the Active Start stage of the Long Term Athlete Development
model helping children to develop agility, balance, and coordination as well as build fundamental
movement skills and soccer specific skills through fun and developmentally appropriate soccer activities
and games for ages 3-5 and 6-9.


The ideal candidate is a Kinesiology undergraduate or graduate student with a passion for working with
children and leading physical activity and sport specific programs, specifically, soccer programs.
Preference will be given to students pursuing a career or have experience in Kinesiology or Education,
but students from other disciplines will certainly be considered. Successful candidates must obtain a
criminal record check and emergency first aid certification- both of which may be partially subsidized by
the School of Kinesiology Outreach Programs. *NCCP certifications will be considered a strong asset.

The successful candidate will have:

 Experience instructing developmentally appropriate programs for children
 Knowledge and passion for the game of soccer as an athlete or coach
 Knowledge of developmentally appropriate skill development for soccer
 Ability to professionally represent the School of Kinesiology
 Passion for working with children and be an enthusiastic, responsible, and reliable team player
 Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
 Experience working with people from a variety of backgrounds/cultures, the ability to speak
other languages is an asset

Hours/time commitment

The program is offered during the following times:
Mondays, 3:45pm-4:45pm, 3-5 YRS
Mondays, 5:00pm-6:00pm , 6-9 YRS

How to apply

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to kin.outreach@ubc.ca

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