Surf Teacher/Mentor at Fusion Academy Mission Viejo
Please apply here if interested: https://client.hrservicesinc.com/AppOne/MainInfoReq.asp?ReqID=3888144
Our campus has an immediate opening for a Surf Instructor to teach surf in a small group setting at south Orange County beaches on Friday mornings. The responsibility to provide a safe, educational, and engaging surf program requires exceptionally trained individuals. This position provides a student centered, supportive instructor that promotes compassion and tolerance, emotional security, resourcefulness, and independent critical thinking while addressing the individual academic and emotional needs of each student through Fusion’s differentiated approach. This position requires a dynamic presence - someone who can work with range of student skill level in regard to surfing.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide beginner to intermediate surf training at grade levels 6-12.
Provide instruction for shortboarding and longboarding.
Show evidence of adapting and differentiated instruction for all students.
Maintain complete and accurate records.
Develop and maintain genuine, positive and consistent communication with parents.
Practice professionalism through ongoing professional development, reflection and continuous improvement.
In addition to subject matter tutoring and teaching, this position includes significant student mentoring.
Able to teach in other areas of physical education such as weightlifting, yoga, and various sports throughout the week at grade levels 6-12.
Experience working with grade levels 6-12.
Available to contribute to and benefit from the campus community.
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree as well as should have earned or be in the process of earning certification as a personal trainer are required for consideration.
Solid subject matter knowledge in: physical education at grade levels 6-12.
Teaching credentials are a plus but are not mandatory.
Experience with students with learning differences and ADHD is a plus as well as mentoring experience.
The ideal candidate is outgoing, well organized, competent in basic computer skills, and is an individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.
Candidate must be prepared to teach and tutor material at a high school level immediately.
Expertise in the relevant subject area.
Prior experience teaching PE.
Personal trainer certification.
Coursework in Physical Education.
Understand learning differences and emotional difficulties.
Ability to mentor as a positive role model.
Understand and support each student’s Formal Education Plan (FEP).
Commitment to continuous improvement.
Self-directed, proactive, intelligent, knowledge of curriculum and assessment, multi-tasker, problem solving skills, professional written and verbal communication skills, ability to connect with students with patience and compassion.
Ability to manage stress, and self-regulate during chaos and crisis, consistently positive attitude, strong teamwork, passionate, genuine, organized, internally motivated, service orientation, ability to reserve judgment and respond with curiosity and compassion.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.