Bresee Foundation

BAM Soccer Coach

Employment type
Part Time
14 days ago
Los Angeles

Reports to:        Middle School Program Director

Location:        Central Los Angeles

FLSA Status:     Seasonal Part Time: $14.25/hr, 12hrs/wk

Deadline to Apply:     July 13, 2018

Expected Start:     August 1, 2018


SUMMARY: Reporting to the Middle School Program Director, the Soccer Coach works with the BAM (Bresee Academy For Middle School) academic team to implement, supervise, and develop soccer teams with an emphasis on educational enrichment as part of the BAM after school program. The coach will be responsible for coaching BAM students in game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition. They will also motivate student athletes to develop an appreciation of the sport while providing leadership to the team, implementing and maintaining goals and expectations, and installing a code of conduct that mirrors Breese’s Academy for Middle School Pillars of Character Counts.



  • Implement a high quality soccer-training program to a group of 20+ middle school students to achieve both team and individual objectives.
  • Develop and cultivate an open two-way communication system between athletes and their guardians to ensure that team and individual goals and expectations are met.
  • Develop and implement core soccer strategies and instruct team members about style of play and system techniques and methods.
  • Work with BAM Program Director and Site Coordinator to develop team and individual expectations and student behavior and performance.
  • Work with Athletics Coordinator to coordinate practice schedule.
  • Meet with parents when required and when behavior intervention is needed.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university working towards a Bachelor’s degree or trade school working towards a certification; or hold Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Must have experience coaching youth sports, preferably soccer, and ages 10-14.
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish, proficient in speaking, writing, and reading.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to multicultural issues and be comfortable working in multi-cultural, urban environment.
  • Must be enthusiastic and energetic about soccer fitness and instruction.
  • Must have outstanding teamwork, interpersonal relationship, and active listening skills.
  • Demonstrate flexibility when new assignments or changes are introduced.
  • Able to work independently but also function effectively as part of a team.


WHO SHOULD APPLY: Early career professionals enrolled in an accredited college or university interested in exploring a career in youth development or education. Ideal candidates are bilingual and culturally competent in the issues facing low-income middle school students, and are strong role models for the youth served by Bresee Academy for Middle School. Must be proactive and confident in their ability to make a meaningful contribution to the program and the lives of the young people it serves.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, and carry objects. Job requires frequent verbal and written communication. Computer, telephone, copier, and fax use are required.


WORKING LOCATION: Location is based on a percentage of where work time is spent. In office 5%, out of office 95%. Indoors 5%, outdoors 95%.


HOURS AND BENEFITS: Part time, seasonal position; August 2018 through mid-June 2019, 12+ hours per week, Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs (3:15-6:15pm) excluding school holidays and vacation periods. Occasional weekend and evening hours will be necessary. Position has no benefits except those required by law.

To apply

Submit cover letter and resume to [email protected] by July 13, 2018 with the Subject Line: BAM Soccer Coach job opening.