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Job Title:Recreation Coordinator (10-month position)
Post Date:January 8, 2020
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:
Location:Atlanta Area School for the Deaf 890 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021
Program/Unit:Division of State Schools
Description of Duties:Coordinates and oversees the school’s afterschool program; Develops and plans a meaningful recreation program by contributing to the development and maintenance of afterschool program policies; writing procedures; goals and objectives for the program based on the students’ needs; interests and abilities; documents and maintains records that evaluate and inform future planning based on goals and performance objectives and evaluations from stakeholders; recruits and trains program staff (e.g., staff tutors, coaches, etc.); documenting time and duties performed; prepares schedules and assignments for afterschool program staff/coaches and students; communicates all schedules to stakeholders; coordinates facilities and programs with school staff; conducts sports and recreational activities that are structured and educational in nature with the goals of teaching decision-making; academic support; improving physical fitness; offering leisure and enrichment options; prepares required budget requests and program status reports to administration for planning; ensures all safety rules; regulations and procedures are followed; performs public relation duties by communicating event calendar and announcements to stakeholders via website, social media and email; maintains confidentiality when dealing with students and families and records; demonstrates knowledge of FERPA; this position also serves as the school’s designated Athletic Director which responsibilities include but are not limited to: scheduling games/referees/buses; paying referees; serving as the point of contact for families regarding schedules, pick-ups, and other athletics-related issues; communicating with Athletic Directors from other schools regularly (cancellations; updates; rosters; student eligibility); following safety protocols; working with school leadership team and coaches to establish/enforce student code of conduct for players (including checking on grades); ordering uniforms and equipment; attending athletic directors meetings (approximately three per school year); and coordinating the end-of-year athletics banquet. *Note: This position involves a second shift schedule working in late afternoons and evenings.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Must possess or be eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the area of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students
• Experience managing an after-school program or similar program
• Applicants must exhibit the ability to communicate in American Sign Language during the interview with the expectation of obtaining an American Sign Language Proficiency Instrument (ASLPI) rating of 3 or above within three years from date of hire
• Possess a valid GA driver’s license
Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Possesses or is eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the grade or content area of the prospective position
• Three years of experience teaching deaf/hard of hearing students
• Knowledge of various school level athletic/sporting rules and regulation
• ASL proficiency at 3+ or above as measured by the American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI)
Essential Job Functions:
Salary/Benefits: Paid on the Georgia Teacher Salary Schedule based on teaching certification and creditable years of experience. This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers' Retirement or Employees' Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information. 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007. 

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007​​