Physical Education Assistant

Posted on: Jan 4, 2019 at 2:14pm
Category : Help Wanted >> Other
Posted by : Dana Kearney
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Seeking a Physical Education Assistant

An Early Childhood Development Center located in South Orange is seeking an individual with a background in sports or physical education to work with preschool age children. 

You will work under the supervision of, and work closely with, our Lead Physical Education Coach in the After-school Program, as well as, work in the Pre-Kindergarten classroom as required.


-Must be a team player

-Patience and desire to work with young preschool children

-Possess an attitude as an independent thinker and take initiative 

-Pleasant demeanor for both in-person and phone contact 

-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written 

-Greet visitors and vendors

-Flexible attitude in working with the Center according to its needs

-Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize 

-Ability to multi-task in an often active environment 

-Work inside and outside of the preschool classroom

-Assist with lunchtime monitoring

-Excel as a team player and work closely with other staff to create and  

 reinforce safety and excellent classroom management

-Communicate consistently with families and administrative staff


-Must be in good physical condition as it relates to the demands of the


-Excellent organization and management skills

-Organize and maintain inventory of gym equipment

-Maintain a safe play environment at all times for the children

-Enthusiastic about sports and other creative physical activities and games

-CPR and First Aid Certified or be willing to become Certified



-High School Junior with at least a 3.2 GPA

-College Student with at least a 3.5 GPA that can consistently work evenings 

-College graduate that has majored in Physical Education

Job Type: Part-time with the potential of full-time employment. The hours are from 12:00pm-6:30pm Monday-Friday.

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