Careers

Make a positive impact on the lives of New York City children and join us in our mission to encourage youth development through sports, movement and play! Here at KinG, we are always looking for passionate professionals who are interested in joining our cause.

About KING: Kids in the Game is dedicated to developing New York City’s youth by providing opportunities through sports and fitness to the schools and communities we serve. Our goal is to develop the next generation of leaders by developing healthy habits, an active lifestyle, and promoting personal growth through play and competition. During the school year, KING is rooted in dozens of schools around New York City, offering recess, after-school, physical education, early drop off fitness, creative movement and sports instruction. In addition, KING operates summer camps, sports clinics (basketball, soccer, volleyball), and special events.

Position Description:

  • Kids in the Game (KING) is currently looking for dedicated, qualified and experienced Youth Fitness and Sports Instructors loves coaching and who are looking to get NYC youth fit and healthy through fitness and sports. Our Coaches love coaching and working with youth athletes, ranging from Elementary to High School (Ages 4 – 16 year olds). Qualified candidates have an athletic and fitness background in either
    • Group Fitness (Zumba, Martial Arts, etc.)
    • Sports (Soccer, Volleyball, Track, Basketball, etc.)
    • Fitness (Exercise Science, Personal Training for Youth, etc.)
  • You must have a minimum of two-years experience coaching and/or working with youth in a sports, afterschool, enrichment or team sports setting. We hope applicants are passionate about running and students of the sport! KING Speed is dedicated to teaching each student-athlete how to be a responsible runner, the importance of recovery and nutrition, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

Position Details:

  • Days and Hours:
    • Teaching sessions are up to 5 times per week/1-3 hours per session, depending on site
    • Teaching sessions can be either in the morning (Recess) or afternoon (After School/Enrichment), based on programming needs and Instructor’s availability
  • Location:
    • Must be flexible and willing to travel. Opportunities take place in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn
  • Team/Class Size:
    • 15-30 students depending on school/organization
    • Must be comfortable to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Fingerprinting:
    • All Instructors will need to be fingerprinted (DOE/DOH) and will need to go through a background check
  • Trainings:
    • All Instructors will need to attend mandatory trainings prior to the start of the school year and during school year

Our Core KING Values:

  • We are Committed: Plan and lead small and large group activities for participants during scheduled group times, transitions, or other down times. Get to know the kids, learn their names, be their role model.
  • We are Present: be attentive to the physical, social and emotional needs of the campers assigned to your group. Checking your phone can wait, making a program great for kiddos can’t.
  • We are Positive: Maintain an enthusiastic attitude and serve as a role model. Promote positive and appropriate behavior through speech and action on a daily basis.
  • We are Prepared: dress appropriately, arrive on time, stay until the end of your shift, attend all appropriate staff meetings, and pre camp training/staff orientation to ensure quality standards are upheld.
  • We are Ambassadors: It’s simple, live these core KING values every day and you will be our best ambassador. Be proud of your amazing work with today’s youth and know that this work truly matters. And brag about your job at all family and friend gatherings. Obviously.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual is preferred, but not required.
  • CPR, First Aid and AED certified preferred, but not required
  • 2+ years’ experience working with children
  • Experience coaching/teaching groups of elementary, middle and/or high school children.
  • Customer service and organization skills
  • A passion for teaching and coaching your specialty to youth
  • Ability to coach and design workout and fitness plans based on youth’s skill set
  • Ability to teach the fundamentals within their sport and incorporate leadership, communication and team building lessons
  • Strong group and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to motivate and engage youth through fitness and sports
  • A clear demonstration of success in working with youth in a sports and/or fitness setting

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate. Professional Development. Opportunities for additional hours, including weekends, and during the summer as a part of the KING Summer Camp team.
To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to people@kidsinthegame.com.
 
About KING: Kids in the Game is dedicated to developing New York City’s youth by providing opportunities through sports and fitness to the schools and communities we serve. Our goal is to develop the next generation of leaders by developing healthy habits, an active lifestyle, and promoting personal growth through play and competition. During the school year, KING is rooted in dozens of schools around New York City, offering recess, after-school, physical education, early drop off fitness, and sports instruction. In addition, KING operates summer camps, sports clinics (basketball, soccer, volleyball), and special events.
Position Description: We're currently looking for Youth Development Specialist who are available for the 2018-2019 School Year to teach in our Recess, After School and/or Enrichment programs.
Our Youth Development Specialists Rock! Specialists are responsible for providing support and structure within our education setting, including but not limited to classroom, school-yard and/or gymnasium. They have a passion for helping youth ages 4 to 16 years old, develop socially, emotionally and physically through structured and creative play and learning. They are responsible for creating and enhancing learning opportunities as well as planning, organizing, and implementing age and space appropriate activities and programs for both individuals and groups.

Position Details:

  • Days and Hours:
    • Teaching sessions are up to 5 times per week/1-3 hours per session, depending on site
    • Teaching sessions can be either in the morning (Recess) or afternoon (After School/Enrichment), based on programming needs and Specialist’s availability
  • Location:
    • Must be flexible and willing to travel. Opportunities take place in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn
  • Team/Class Size:
    • 15-30 students depending on school/organization
    • Must be comfortable to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Fingerprinting:
    • All Instructors will need to be fingerprinted (DOE/DOH) and will need to go through a background check
  • Trainings:
    • All Instructors will need to attend mandatory trainings prior to the start of the school year and during school year

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure that youth are in a safe and nurturing movement environment that encourages creativity, learning and expression
  • Facilitate and engage youth in structured and enriching learning activities that will provide an enjoyable experience for youth, families, the school and communities we serve Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Work to reduce conflict among participants, create a team-friendly environment with positivity, while establishing and improving team unity and spirit
  • Plan. Plan. Plan: Demonstrate organizational skill, including setting goals for your class, lesson planning, timelines, etc.
  • Adapt teaching methods to meet and support student’s social, emotional and learning needs both in and out of the classroom

Our Core KING Values:

  • We are Committed: Plan and lead small and large group activities for participants during scheduled group times, transitions, or other down times. Get to know the kids, learn their names, be their role model.
  • We are Present: be attentive to the physical, social and emotional needs of the campers assigned to your group. Checking your phone can wait, making a program great for kiddos can’t.
  • We are Positive: Maintain an enthusiastic attitude and serve as a role model. Promote positive and appropriate behavior through speech and action on a daily basis.
  • We are Prepared: dress appropriately, arrive on time, stay until the end of your shift, attend all appropriate staff meetings, and pre camp training/staff orientation to ensure quality standards are upheld.
  • We are Ambassadors: It’s simple, live these core KING values every day and you will be our best ambassador. Be proud of your amazing work with today’s youth and know that this work truly matters. And brag about your job at all family and friend gatherings. Obviously.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bilingual is preferred, but not required.
  • CPR, First Aid and AED certified, preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience working with youth and/or in a youth setting
  • Customer service and organization skills
  • A passion for teaching and engaging youth through thought provoking activities that encourages social and emotional development
  • Ability to design age and space-appropriate lesson plans based on youth’s skill set
  • Ability to structure lessons that incorporate leadership, communication and team building
  • Ability to manage a classroom and/or group independently or within a team environment
  • Strong understanding of behavior management and behavior management tools
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely fashion with participants, families and caregivers, both verbally and non-verbally
  • Ability to solve practical problems in a variety of situations as well as interpret and understand instructions, both written and oral

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate. Professional Development. Opportunities for additional hours, including weekends, and during the summer as a part of the KING Summer Camp team.
To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to people@kidsinthegame.com.
About KING: Kids in the Game is dedicated to developing New York City’s youth by providing opportunities through sports and fitness to the schools and communities we serve. Our goal is to develop the next generation of leaders by developing healthy habits, an active lifestyle, and promoting personal growth through play and competition. During the school year, KING is rooted in dozens of schools around New York City, offering recess, after-school, physical education, early drop off fitness, creative movement and sports instruction. In addition, KING operates summer camps, sports clinics (basketball, soccer, volleyball), and special events.

Position Description:

  • We're currently looking for Youth Dance and Creative Movement Instructors (Various Styles) who are available for the 2018-2019 School Year to teach in our After School and Enrichment programs.
  • Our KING Dance Instructors rock! Dance Instructors are responsible for leading dance classes for Elementary, Middle and/or High School youth ages 4 to 16 years old. They are responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing a suitable range of dance activities and programs for individuals, and groups. In addition, they will be responsible for creating showcases and end of season performances.

Position Details:

  • Days and Hours:
    • Teaching sessions are up to 5 times per week/1-3 hours per session, depending on site
  • Location:
    • Must be flexible and willing to travel. Coaching opportunities take place in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn
  • Team/Class Size:
    • 15-30 students depending on school/organization
    • Must be comfortable to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Fingerprinting:
    • All Instructors will need to be fingerprinted (DOE/DOH) and will need to go through a background check
  • Trainings:
    • All Instructors will need to attend mandatory trainings prior to the start of the school year and during school year

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure that children are in a safe and nurturing movement environment that encourages creativity and expression
  • Provide an enjoyable experience for youth, while they learn individuality and promote fair play and team work while using Dance as a tool for creative expression
  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Work to reduce conflict among participants, create a team-friendly environment with positivity, while establishing and improving team unity and spirit
  • Plan. Plan. Plan: Demonstrate organizational skill, including setting goals for your class,, lesson planning, timelines
  • Adapt teaching methods to meet students’ needs

Our Core Coaching Principles:

  • We are Committed: Plan and lead small and large group activities for participants during scheduled group times, transitions, or other down times. Get to know the kids, learn their names, be their role model.
  • We are Present: be attentive to the physical, social and emotional needs of the campers assigned to your group. Checking your phone can wait, making a program great for kiddos can’t.
  • We are Positive: Maintain an enthusiastic attitude and serve as a role model. Promote positive and appropriate behavior through speech and action on a daily basis.
  • We are Prepared: dress appropriately, arrive on time, stay until the end of your shift, attend all appropriate staff meetings, and pre camp training/staff orientation to ensure quality standards are upheld.
  • We are Ambassadors: It’s simple, live these core KING values every day and you will be our best ambassador. Be proud of your amazing work with today’s youth and know that this work truly matters. And brag about your job at all family and friend gatherings. Obviously.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bilingual is preferred, but not required.
  • Former college athlete and/or current coach preferred, but not required
  • 2+ years’ experience working with youth and/or in a youth setting
  • Customer service and organization skills
  • A passion for teaching and Dance to youth and ability to motivate and engage through Dance
  • Ability design age and space-appropriate lesson plans based on youth’s skill set
  • Ability to teach the fundamentals within Dance while incorporate leadership, communication and team building lessons
  • Strong group and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely fashion with participants, families and caregivers, both verbally and non-verbally
  • Ability to solve practical problems in a variety of situations. Ability to interpret and understand instructions, both written and oral

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate. Professional Development. Opportunities for additional hours, including weekends, and during the summer as a part of the KING Summer Camp team.
To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to people@kidsinthegame.com.
About KING: Kids in the Game is dedicated to developing New York City’s youth by providing opportunities through sports and fitness to the schools and communities we serve. Our goal is to develop the next generation of leaders by developing healthy habits, an active lifestyle, and promoting personal growth through play and competition. During the school year, KING is rooted in dozens of schools around New York City, offering recess, after-school, physical education, early drop off fitness, creative movement and sports instruction. In addition, KING operates summer camps, sports clinics (basketball, soccer, volleyball), and special events.

Position Description:

  • Kids in the Game (KING) is currently looking for dedicated, qualified and experienced Track and Field Coaches who love coaching the sport and especially love working with youth athletes, ranging from Elementary to Middle School. Qualified candidates have an athletic background in competitive running, collegiate experience is highly preferred, and a minimum of two-years experience coaching youth athletes. We hope applicants are passionate about running and students of the sport! KING Speed is dedicated to teaching each student-athlete how to be a responsible runner, the importance of recovery and nutrition, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • KING Track Coaches will be expected to lead and structure practice for up to 30 athletes. Coaches should be able to lead age and skill appropriate practice sessions that will include the following elements:
    • Warm Up and Cool Down
    • Drills and mobility
    • Dynamic Stretching
    • Speed and Interval Sessions

Position Details:

  • Days and Hours:
    • Coaching sessions are 3-5 times per week/2-3 hours per session
  • Location:
    • Coaching opportunities take place in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn
    • Must be available to work during after school hours
  • Team/Class Size:
    • 15-30 athletes depending on team/school
    • Must be comfortable to hold practice and work independently
  • Fingerprinting:
    • All KING Coaches will need to be fingerprinted (DOE/DOH) and will need to go through a background check
  • Trainings:
    • All KING Coaches will need to attend mandatory trainings prior to start and during school year

Our Core Coaching Principles:

  • We are Committed: Plan and lead soccer practices. Make sure your and other coaches are motivated and on board. Get to know the kids, learn their names, be their role model.
  • We are Present: Be attentive to the physical, social and emotional needs of the staff and students in your programs. Check in on programs and be there in any time of need.
  • We are Positive: Maintain an enthusiastic attitude and serve as a role model. Promote positive and appropriate behavior through speech and action on a daily basis.
  • We are Prepared: Dress appropriately, arrive on time, attend all appropriate staff meetings, and hold coaching staff meetings, etc to ensure quality standards are upheld.
  • We are Ambassadors: It’s simple, live these core KING values every day and you will be our best ambassador. Be proud of your amazing work with today’s youth and know that this work truly matters.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual is preferred, but not required.
  • Former college athlete and/or current coach preferred, but not required
  • 2+ years’ experience working with children
  • Experience coaching/teaching groups of elementary, middle and/or high school children.
  • Customer service and organization skills
  • A passion for teaching and coaching your specialty to youth
  • Ability to coach and design workout and fitness plans based on youth’s skill set
  • Ability to teach the fundamentals within their sport and incorporate leadership, communication and team building lessons
  • Strong group and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to motivate and engage youth through fitness and sports
  • A clear demonstration of success in working with youth in a sports and/or fitness setting
  • Up to date fingerprint clearance by the NYC Department of Education and DOH. If you are not currently fingerprinted you will be required to complete it before starting.

Benefit:

  • Competitive hourly rate. Professional Development. Opportunities for additional hours, including weekends, and during the summer as a part of the KING Summer Camp team.
To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to people@kidsinthegame.com.
About KING: Kids in the Game is dedicated to developing New York City’s youth by providing opportunities through sports and fitness to the schools and communities we serve. Our goal is to develop the next generation of leaders by developing healthy habits, an active lifestyle, and promoting personal growth through play and competition. During the school year, KING is rooted in dozens of schools around New York City, offering recess, after-school, physical education, early drop off fitness, and sports instruction. In addition, KING operates summer camps, sports clinics (basketball, soccer, volleyball), and special events.

Position Description/Core Responsibilities:

  • Kids in the Game (KING) is currently looking for dedicated, qualified and experienced coaches who love coaching the game and especially love working with youth athletes, ranging from 1st Grade through High School. Qualified candidates will have a high level of knowledge of the game of basketball, excellent communication skills, and a proven ability to maintain positive relationships with parents. College playing experience is highly recommended but not mandatory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help teach & run youth clinics throughout the week.
  • Attend team practices and help head coaches develop practice/game plans to help players improve.
  • Travel on weekends to tournaments within NYC area and potentially in surrounding states.
  • Help promote & market KING Hoops program to other families, coaches, etc

Our Core KING Values:

  • We are Committed: Plan and lead soccer practices. Make sure your and other coaches are motivated and on board. Get to know the kids, learn their names, be their role model.
  • We are Present: Be attentive to the physical, social and emotional needs of the staff and students in your programs. Check in on programs and be there in any time of need.
  • We are Positive: Maintain an enthusiastic attitude and serve as a role model. Promote positive and appropriate behavior through speech and action on a daily basis.
  • We are Prepared: Dress appropriately, arrive on time, attend all appropriate staff meetings, and hold coaching staff meetings, etc to ensure quality standards are upheld.
  • We are Ambassadors: It’s simple, live these core KING values every day and you will be our best ambassador. Be proud of your amazing work with today’s youth and know that this work truly matters.

Required Experience:

  • Played Competitive Basketball
  • Coached Competitive Basketball
  • Worked with youth athletes (1st grade through High School)
  • Excellent Customer Service and Communication skills
  • Excellent Organizational skills

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual is preferred, but not required.
  • Former college athlete and/or current coach preferred, but not required
  • 2+ years’ experience working with children
  • Demonstrated experience leading groups of children with the ability to engage and inspire youth
  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior staff and administrations at schools.
  • Experience interacting with diverse communities

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate or stipend.
To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to people@kidsinthegame.com.
About KING: Kids in the Game is dedicated to developing New York City’s youth by providing opportunities through sports and fitness to the schools and communities we serve. Our goal is to develop the next generation of leaders by developing healthy habits, an active lifestyle, and promoting personal growth through play and competition. During the school year, KING is rooted in dozens of schools around New York City, offering recess, after-school, physical education, early drop off fitness, and sports instruction. In addition, KING operates summer camps, sports clinics (basketball, soccer, volleyball), and special events.

Position Description/Core Responsibilities:

  • Middle School Volleyball Coach -Kids in the Game (KING) is seeking a middle school volleyball coach. Ideally must be available afternoons, evenings and occasional Saturdays. Prior coaching experience is required playing experience is preferred. Coaches will be working with players of all abilities and must be able to be a positive, engaged leader for the youth they work with.
  • KING Spikes (Private, Club Volleyball) -KING Spikes is seeking assistant and head coaches for the fall 2018-19 club season. Must be available evenings and weekends. Prior coaching experience is highly preferred; playing experience also a plus.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Organizing, managing and supervising all volleyball activities such as individual practices, training sessions, scrimmages and tournaments.
  • Developing lesson plans for team practices and competition.
  • Motivate and train the players, as well as assesses player’s skills and assigns team positions to determine the needs for individual and team improvements.
  • Must have full knowledge of the following and be able to instruct a 4-2, 5-1 and 6-2.
  • The head coach must established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
  • Constant communication with parents and guardians regarding scheduling conflicts, eligibility forms, emergency records, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
  • Head coach must have all release consent forms through KING and GEVA at all times (including tournaments).
  • Assigns duties to an assistant coach as necessary.

Our Core Coaching Principles:

  • We are Committed: Plan and lead soccer operations. Make sure your staff is motivated and on board. Get to know the kids, learn their names, be their role model.
  • We are Present: Be attentive to the physical, social and emotional needs of the staff and students in your programs. Check in on programs and be there in any time of need.
  • We are Positive: Maintain an enthusiastic attitude and serve as a role model. Promote positive and appropriate behavior through speech and action on a daily basis.
  • We are Prepared: Dress appropriately, arrive on time, attend all appropriate staff meetings, and hold coaching staff meetings, etc to ensure quality standards are upheld.
  • We are Ambassadors: It’s simple, live these core KING values every day and you will be our best ambassador. Be proud of your amazing work with today’s youth and know that this work truly matters.

Qualifications:

  • Must have CPR/First Aid certification or able to obtain it
  • Be a member of GEVA (ideal, but not required)
  • Renewed IMPACT and Safe Training Certification (ideal but not required)
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year university; advanced degree a plus
  • Former college athlete and/or current coach preferred, but not required
  • 3+ years’ experience working with children; experience managing a team a plus Bilingual is preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated experience leading groups of children with the ability to engage and inspire youth
  • Experience managing a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior staff and administrations at schools
  • Experience interacting with diverse communities
  • Knowledge of computer and internet based programs for use in communication
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to network with area coaches and families to form partnerships and recruit players for competitive teams
  • Ability to work in an organized yet flexible manner – team spends time around the city on a daily basis

Benefits:

  • Competitive season stipend or hourly rate.
To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to people@kidsinthegame.com.

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