Providence Health & Services Physical Education Assistant in San Pedro, California
Providence is calling a Physical Education Assistant (Part time/Day shift) to Providence California Regional Services in Wilmington, CA
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Creating Opportunities for Physical Activity (COPA) is a physical activity and nutrition initiative in seven K-5 elementary schools in Wilmington, CA. COPA works to build a culture of daily physical activity and healthy eating on school campuses and in the surrounding community using a peer coach model. The peer coach model differs from direct service in that all activities are conducted with the focus on training others how to perform the functions to ensure long term sustainability.
PE Assistant is responsible for assisting PE Instructors in delivering physical activity based psychomotor program for K-5th grade. PE Assistant works with 20-35 students at a physical activity station for 10 minutes and then rotates the students to the next station. Station activities can include tag games, jump roping, cooperative games, skill development activities, etc.
The ideal candidate is passionate about physical activity and nutrition and has experience working with K-5 students in a school/after school setting. This individual will also be resourceful, well organized, and creative in promoting and enhancing program needs and services.
This is a grant funded position. We will be looking for additional funding to maintain the COPA program, but there are no guarantees. This position is 10-15 hours/week, 10 months/year. Typical schedule is 7:45a-11a Monday-Thursday but schedules vary. Having flexibility in your schedule is important.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
- COPA Psychomotor Program: The psychomotor program provides sixty minutes of structured physical activity for one grade level at a time, allowing teachers to meet during this time. PE Assistant works with 20-35 students at a physical activity station for 10 minutes and then rotates the students to the next station. Station activities can include tag games, jump roping, cooperative games, skill development activities, etc.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Coursework/Training or at least 6 months of college.
At least 6 months of experience working with groups of children.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience working in elementary school setting.
Experience engaging groups of children in physical activity games and programming.
About the department you will serve.
For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.
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Job Category: Education
Location: California-San Pedro
Req ID: 309040