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If serving and mentoring under-resourced youth is something you feel passionate about, we want to hear from you. STEF helps kids unleash their full potential through tennis play, mentorship and guided learning.

TENNIS COACH/TUTOR

Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation (STEF) is a non-profit that delivers no-cost tennis, mentorship and enrichment programming to elementary and middle school aged youth living in affordable housing in Magnuson Park in Seattle, WA.

 

General description:  

 

As STEF Tennis Coach/Tutor you implement STEF programs and curricula, assist with special events and program outreach, and have a strong role in mentorship and overall programming support functions.  You need to be enthusiastic, caring and a positive role model for the youth in our program.  It is important to be comfortable communicating with families, educators, and partner organizations to coordinate a network of support for each STEF student-athlete.  As an integral part of the STEF team, you must be motivated by the desire to nurture program success and the furthering of our mission to use the sport of tennis, mentorship, and educational enrichment to help under-resourced youth gain the confidence and skills to achieve their dreams.  Depending on past experience and performance there is strong potential for this position to evolve into a managerial role. You would report directly to the Executive Director (ED).

 

A contract position, estimated at 20 hours each week. All programming occurs out of school therefore hours are after typical school day with flexible planning and preparation hours. Hours anticipated to increase with the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.

 

Essential Duties

  • Maintain a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment for program participants, their families, and other staff.

  • Strategize, implement and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organizational mission.

  • Create and implement court plans for tennis, leading fitness activities, and tracking student progress.

  • Works to ensure integration of the on-court tennis programming with off-court learning, mentorship and curricula.

  • Support the academic success of Scholar Athletes by assisting with homework, creating and implementing engaging lesson plans, and monitoring the students’ progress.

  • Help to maintain a network of support for youth by keeping an open flow of communication with their families, teachers, and other relevant community members.

  • Foster in participants skills inherit to tennis: sportsmanship, teamwork, honesty, perseverance, and resilience.

  • Participate in all meetings and complete all required paperwork; including but not limited to weekly team meetings, attendance, weekly update to STEF board, weekly and monthly student progress reports.

  • Assist the program in events and activities that will be beneficial to the Scholar Athletes, including fundraisers, one-day youth programs, family events, and field trips.

  • Ensure proper setup, maintenance, storage, and inventory of materials and equipment.

  • Assist in community engagement to build capacity of STEF organization and programming.

  • Assist ED in completion of USTA deliverables (you will be trained in this).

  • Produce the highest level of service in addressing the needs of under-resourced student-athletes.

  • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality and performance. 

  • Maintain and assist in monitoring adherence to all COVID-19 safety protocol as directed by ED and governmental mandates.

  • Other duties and growth opportunities, as assigned. Including but are not limited to: program administrative support, purchase of programming materials, expense tracking, bookkeeping, STEF grant writing, social media and marketing.

 

Job Requirements:  

  • The ideal candidate would be certified P2 or higher by USPTA or PTR professional 2; or a tennis rating of 3.0; however all candidates will be reviewed

  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite and Google G-Suite

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Able to multi-task, prioritize and manage time efficiently 

  • Experience working with youth, preferable with those from marginalized communities and that have experienced trauma

  • Diplomatic team player

  • Ability and willingness to works with youth and families from diverse cultural, academic, and economic backgrounds

  • Strong organizational skills, able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

  • Growth mindset

  • Ability to analyze and problem solve in a timely and efficient manner

 

Position:      STEF Tennis Coach/Tutor

Location:      Seattle, Washington 

Compensation:     Hourly rate of pay is $25-30. Commensurate with experience 

Employment type:    Part-time employee

 

To apply:

 

Send resumé and cover letter explaining why you’d be a perfect fit as a STEF team member to amy@stef4youth.org

We look forward to hearing from you.

TENNIS COACH ASSISTANT

Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation (STEF) is a non-profit that delivers no-cost tennis, mentorship and enrichment programming to elementary and middle school aged youth living in affordable housing in Magnuson Park in Seattle, WA.

 

General description:  

 

As a STEF Tennis Coach Assistant, you will be an enthusiastic, caring and a positive role model for the youth in our program.  You and other Junior Coaches will be working with an experienced coach whether it be a STEF coach or a Tennis Center Sand Point coach. It is important to be comfortable communicating with families, educators, and partner organizations to coordinate a network of support for each STEF student-athlete.  As an integral part of the STEF team, you must be motivated by the desire to nurture program success and the furthering of our mission to use the sport of tennis and mentorship to help under-resourced youth gain the confidence and skills to achieve their dreams.  

This is a contract position estimated at 5-10 hours a week depending on availability and scheduling. During the school year programming occurs out of school therefore hours are after typical school day.  Additionally, hours anticipated to increase with the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.

 Essential Duties

  • Foster in participants skills inherit to tennis: sportsmanship, teamwork, honesty, perseverance, and resilience.

  • Ensure proper setup, maintenance, storage, and inventory of materials and equipment.

  • Maintain a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment for program participants, their families, and other staff.

  • Produce the highest level of service in addressing the needs of under-resourced student-athletes.

  • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality and performance. 

  • Maintain and assist in monitoring adherence to all COVID-19 safety protocol as directed by STEF and STEF Partners as mandated by local authorities.

  • Potentially assist the program in events and activities that will be beneficial to the Scholar Athletes. These opportunities could include fundraisers, one-day youth programs, family events, and field trips.

  • Other duties and growth opportunities depending on availability and desire.

 

Job Requirements:  

  • At least one year of coaching experience

  • NTRP Rating 3.0 or higher

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills 

  • Able to multi-task, prioritize and manage time efficiently 

  • Experience working with youth, preferable with those from marginalized communities

  • Diplomatic team player

  • Ability and willingness to works with youth and families from diverse cultural, academic, and economic backgrounds

  • Strong organizational skills, able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

  • Growth mindset

  • Ability to analyze and problem solve in a timely and efficient manner

 

Position:      STEF Tennis Coach Assistant 

Location:      Seattle, Washington 

Compensation:     Rate starts at $15 per hour

Employment type:    Part-time employee

To apply:

 

Send resumé and cover letter explaining why you’d be a perfect fit as a STEF team member to amy@stef4youth.org

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 
 
Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation
P.O. Box 15402
Seattle WA 98115
Tel: (425) 298-5619
Email: amy@stef4youth.org
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