School Netball Clinician
To provide introductory level instruction in the sport of netball to students through the delivery of school clinics, to increase awareness and participation of netball in the school system, and to promote participation into ANA’s league offerings and inter-school activities. This program will be aimed at fostering relationships with educators, coaches, and players to facilitate the growth of netball in Alberta.
This position (School Netball Clinician) will primarily be responsible for the ANA school clinic program including delivery, promotion and administration, reporting to and supported by the Operations Manager. Travel within the province of Alberta will be required. This position may be required to attend teacher conventions, conferences and special events with the aim of promoting school clinics and the sport of netball to various target audiences within the education system and broader community. The School Clinician may also support the Head Coach and ANA Executive in providing additional coaching/instruction or program support to ANA leagues and Satellite groups as opportunities and requirements arise. Administrative support will be provided by the Operations Manager.
School Clinic Program:
- Delivery/instruction of netball school clinics based mainly in Calgary and area, with the potential for travel to other areas throughout Alberta
- Administration of the netball school clinic program including booking and scheduling, etc.
- Facilitate the annual interschool tournament and/or other interschool initiatives
- Facilitate the NETS program and work with NETS schools to encourage higher participation of netball in schools beyond school clinics
- Foster relationships with school representatives, teachers, and students in the promotion of continued school clinic bookings, tournament participation, and league registration
- Where appropriate identify and recruit players with potential who are capable of being developed through the Youth Development Program
- Represent ANA at future events, conferences and other functions as directed by the Operations Manager or ANA Executive.
- Support the delivery of netball demonstrations and introductory events including promotional opportunities such as All Sports One Day, All Sport One City, Go Girl etc. in coordination with/as directed by the Operations Manager or ANA Executive
- Could be called upon to assist in facilitating and coordinating some league activities as and when required
- Support the Junior Program Coordinator in the operation Junior Spring League and tournaments.
The School Clinician may undertake any other tasks and duties that may be reasonably required to fulfil the role, as set out above, and to support the growth and development of ANA.
- Current CANA Level 1 accreditation, having completed the CANA Level 1 Technical Course and the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) courses listed below, or equivalent international qualification. Evidence that applicant is working toward this qualification may be considered.
- Make Ethical Decisions
- Making Head Way
- Planning a Practice
- Current First Aid certification.
- Netball Junior A level umpiring ability.
- CANA Level 2 or 3 accreditation in terms of NCCP courses offered and coaching hours is considered an asset and should aim to complete these levels upon employment.
- Level 2
- Design a Basic Sport Program
- Managing Conflict
- Coaching and Leading Effectively
- Level 3
- Developing Athletic Abilities
- Performance Planning
- Prevention and Recovery
- Level 2
- Relevant sports administration, education, and/or sports-related degree, diploma or qualifications
- Advanced netball umpiring accreditation considered an asset
- 1+ years of experience in netball environment, this includes but is not limited to; coaching, umpiring, junior/youth development in-school administration and introduction of netball.
- Experience working with children between the ages of 5 and 18. Able to generate a positive relationship with such students and reflect approachability to best promote netball.
- 1+ years of experience in physical education, whether it be as a teacher or summer camp counsellor educating youth with emphasis in classroom management strategy.
- Experience as a public speaker or presenter demonstrated by the ability to leave lasting impressions with fellow educators transferring netball knowledge and curriculum assets to education professionals.
- Demonstrate enthusiasm, passion and energy for the sport of netball; and youth physical education
- Well-developed communication skills, and demonstrated ability to relate effectively with athletes, teachers, and administrators
- Excellent organizational and planning skills
- Ability to work autonomously and independently, as well as part of a team
- Accept and apply feedback constructively.
- Adaptability to adjust provided session plans to suit the needs of the particular group and flexibility to accommodate school schedule changes.
- Holds a current government-issue class 5 drivers’ license.
- Must provide a current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check
- A vehicle in good working order that has the capacity to carry two collapsible netball posts and a large equipment bag.
- Adherence to Provincial, ANA and Education Board protocols in relation to Covid-19 within school setting
- Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date
Closing Date - October 20th, 2021
Any interested applicants can send their resume or a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org