REP Play Coach
Job Details
Upper East Side - New York, NY
Part Time
Not Specified
$20.00 - $20.00 Hourly

Asphalt Green is a non-profit sports and fitness complex on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We are currently looking for friendly experienced coaches to staff our Recess Enhancement Program (REP) for the 2021-2022 school year. REP is a unique community program currently implemented during recess time in 61 NYC public elementary schools across Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens.

Play Coach Duties:

  • Lead recess at elementary schools and teach kids new games!
  • Help children resolve conflicts in positive ways.
  • Attend weekly meetings to share strategies, learn and play new games.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday, 2-4 hours per day (between 10:00am-2:00pm), November 2021 – June 2022.

Competitive candidates must be/have:

  • Energetic, positive, dynamic and reliable!
  • Experience working with youth in an athletic/large group setting.
  • Enjoy playing sports and games!
  • Leadership skills, independence and a passion for working with children.
  • Willing and able to travel to schools in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.
  • Experience in NYC public schools or work with at-risk youth is a plus.
  • After an extensive interview process candidates must be fingerprinted by the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) (Payment will be provided by Asphalt Green)
  • Final employment offers are contingent upon clearance from the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) Personnel Eligibility Tracking System (PETS) - This verification must be made prior to your work with students in a New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) school and/or NYC DOE affiliated location


Please note: We will conduct demonstration group interviews in the upcoming weeks that consist of teaching a recess game to other candidates. 

Must be fully vaccinated to qualify for this position.