Careers

Careers 2017-03-23T08:51:11+00:00

Now accepting applications for Soccer and/or Writing Coaches

TO APPLY:

Please email a cover letter and résumé to Matthew Williams, Program Director of America SCORES Cleveland.

Soccer Coach

Responsiblities:

  • Plan and Implement soccer practices (10-week fall & 10-week spring seasons) for 15 poet-athletes.
  • Ensure the safe arrival and departure of poet-athletes to and from game day sites.
  • Assist America SCORES Cleveland Staff with field set up and take down.
  • Distribute, collect, and maintain America SCORES Cleveland issued equipment.
  • Have poet-athletes properly dressed (i.e. socks, shin guards, shorts, jersey).
  • Abide by America SCORES Cleveland league rules, organizational guidelines, and game day schedules.
  • Teach and promote teamwork, cooperation, and sportsmanship.
  • Complete daily attendance forms and submit weekly to Liaison.
  • Distribute snacks to children in accordance with snack distribution guidelines on soccer workshop days.
  • Communicate regularly with America SCORES Cleveland staff.
  • Communicate regularly with other SCORES Coaches at your school.
  • Attend one writing workshop per season.
  • Use the America SCORES soccer curriculum as a basis for instruction.

Requirements:
The successful candidate will be a team player who is committed to the mission of America SCORES and has experience working with youth. A Soccer Coach should have: minimum of High school diploma and must be at least 20 years old or older. All coaches MUST be able to pass a background check. A Soccer Coach is required to attend America SCORES Cleveland training sessions and events (Fall Frenzy!, Poetry Slam!, and Jamboree!).

Writing Coach

Responsiblities:

  • Plan and Implement writing workshops (10-week fall & 10-week spring seasons) for 15 poet-athletes.
  • Submit student work (typed & emailed) to the Program Manager on or before the deadline date
  • Prepare students for the Poetry Slam! and to complete their community service projects.
  • Teach and promote teamwork, cooperation and sportsmanship.
  • Complete daily attendance forms and submit weekly to Liaison.
  • Distribute snacks to children in accordance with snack distribution guidelines on writing workshop days.
  • Communicate regularly with other members of the SCORE Corps at your school.
  • Communicate regularly with America SCORES Cleveland staff.
  • Attend one soccer practice per season.
  • Use the America SCORES Cleveland creative writing curricula as a basis for instruction.

Requirements:
The successful candidate will be a team player who is committed to the mission of America SCORES and has experience working with youth. A Writing Coach should have: minimum of 2 years of college (education degree preferred) and must be at least 20 years old or older. All coaches MUST be able to pass a background check. A Writing Coach is required to attend America SCORES Cleveland training sessions and events (Poetry Slam!, and Jamboree!).

This position pays: $25 for a 60 minute session, and $35 for a session which are more than 75 minutes.
Professional development opportunities are provided.