City of Piedmont
  • Piedmont, CA, USA
  • 20-30
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

The City of Piedmont is a charter city of approximately 11,000 residents located in the beautiful Oakland Hills, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. The city, which is virtually built out, consists of established residences on quiet tree-lined streets. Within Piedmont's 1.8 square-mile area there are five city parks and numerous landscaped areas which offer wooded paths, tennis courts, children's playgrounds, and picnic facilities.

Piedmont Middle School is the only middle school in the Piedmont Unified School District, it has three feeder elementary schools and feeds into two high school located on an adjoining campus. Piedmont's strong sense of community is evidenced by Piedmont Recreation Department's (PRD) role in offering and organizing of athletic programs for Piedmont Middle School (PMS). PMS and the PRD share the goal of providing a wide range of quality sports programs emphasizing maximum participation, skill-building, enjoyment, and healthy living.


DEFINITION

Piedmont Middle School is seeking head basketball coaches for our 7th and 8th grade girls and boys. In conjunction with coaching, the role of the head basketball coach is character development and providing direction to student athletes so that they may achieve a high level of appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship, and teamwork. Our coaches embrace the mission and philosophy of Piedmont Middle School to support the development of the student body and the position requires thoughtful and respectful interactions with student athletes, fellow coaches, staff, parents, and other community members.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent. Previous youth coaching experience.


EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only)

1. Follow and uphold the policies and mission statement of both Piedmont Middle School and the Piedmont Recreation Department.

2. Assist with planning, organizing, and directing Piedmont Middle School's basketball program.

3. Work with Sports Coordinator to plan, organize, and conduct skill assessments for team placements.

4. Instruct and demonstrate skill sets and techniques necessary for individual and team development for players of all abilities, getting them ready for the next level of competition.

5. Facilitate pre-season, holiday break and other clinics throughout the year.

6. Ensure that team rules and regulations regarding conduct and eligibility of the athletes are clearly communicated and followed.

7. Consult with the Sports Coordinator regarding scheduling dates for camps/practices, informational parent meetings and other events throughout the season.

8. Attend informational parent meetings at the beginning of each season for all levels.

9. Create a safe environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

10. Model good sportsmanship behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards opposing team, fans, parents, officials, spectators, and community.


OTHER DUTIES

Attends staff development meetings and trainings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching

performance. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal and Sports Coordinator or other appropriated administrators.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Sports Coordinator and Recreation Supervisor.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must possess mobility to work in a sports facility setting and use equipment. Strength is needed to lift and carry recreation equipment weighing up to 50 pounds for extended periods of time; and flexibility to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects. May involve significant standing, walking, pushing, bending and/or pulling to participate in recreation activities. Visual acuity sufficient to perform essential functions of the position. Hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone.


ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS

Employees work in a sports facility setting with loud to moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions. Employees may interact with challenging staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Applicants should also exhibit patience, maturity, and dependability. Have good organizational skills. Possess a positive coaching philosophy, as well as excellent communication and organizational skills.


WORKING CONDITIONS

Schedule will vary between 10-20 hours per week. Practices and games will typically be scheduled Monday-Thursday in-between 3:00pm-6:00pm (final practice and game schedule will be provided closer to season). There will be occasional weekend work as well as trainings and meetings you will be asked to attend.


COMPENSATION

$20.00-$30.00/hourly (DOQ)

Part-Time, Temporary


BENEFITS

This is an un-benefited position. Sick leave accrued for hours worked.


REQUIREMENTS AND THE APPLICATION PROCESS

To be considered for this employment opportunity, a city employment application must be submitted online at https://piedmont.casellehire.com/jobs/. The City of Piedmont complies with ADA, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is seeking a diverse candidate pool. Examinations may be assembled, unassembled, written, oral, practical demonstration, or any combination thereof. All applicants should alert the personnel officer in advance if any accommodation is necessary to perform the job function or test. We comply with the ADA and consider reasonable accommodation measures that may be necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. All offers of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory proof of applicant's authority to work in the U.S. as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Candidates under final consideration for employment with the city should expect to undergo an employment reference/background check that may include, but is not limited to employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Hire will be subject to passing Tuberculosis (TB) testing Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting. The City reserves the right to close this recruitment at any time and not fill this position.

The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

City of Piedmont
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