The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic...

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic curriculum and experiential learning programs are deeply rooted in Chinese culture combined with a truly bi-lingual and intercultural learning environment. ISF’s exceptional IB DP performance has promoted graduates to the world’s most prestigious universities to continue their next stage of learning. The school currently has around 2000 students and 480 employees.

We are now seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to fill the following position:

Basketball Coach (Ref: CCA/BC/20210310_cp)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Diploma / Certificate
Language English
Location
Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Health / Fitness / Beauty Care / Recreation > Sports / Fitness / Recreation
Published On 22/06/2021
ref. CCA/BC/20210310_cp

Reporting to the Head of Basketball and working closely with the Academy Sport Teams Department, this position will assist in the efficient and effective operation of the Basketball program at The ISF Academy. Conduct lessons for all levels as per the Basketball program. Maintain a consistent standard and ensure all programs achieve positive results.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver hands on teaching and instruction of the Basketball program at The ISF Academy. Instructors should maintain flow and continuity of all lessons and ensure correct and accurate technique is instructed and lessons achieve positive results;
  • Work within the current Co-Curricular Activities Department team and specifically the Basketball Team;
  • Ensure training areas are set up before each lesson and area is left as found after coaching session, lesson plans are followed and lesson attendance is accurately recorded;
  • Prepare appropriate lesson plans and show initiative in improving lesson plans;
  • Attend regular workshops and meetings; and
  • Take an active role in promoting the Basketball Program to the ISF community.  

 

Requirements:

  • Possess a current Level 1 instructor certification or equivalent from an internationally recognized association; 
  • Possess a current first aid and CPR certificate;
  • At least three years’ experience in working as a basketball coach with children aged 5+; 
  • Willing to work irregular hours, as most activities take place in the late afternoon and weekend;
  • Be passionate about teaching basketball to young children;
  • Able to work independently with initiative and drive to make things happen;
  • Fluency in English and/or Putonghua essential;
  • Strong administrative skills with excellent command of Microsoft office and Google platform; and
  • Additional coaching qualifications in other sports would be useful.

 

The ISF Foundation, Academy & Pre-School are committed to ensuring safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices with specific attention to child protection. All applicants must be willing to undergo relevant background checks and screenings.

Application Deadline: July 16 2021

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will offer an attractive benefits package including medical, life insurance, and opportunities for professional development and continuing education to the right candidate. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by clicking  .  

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