Instructor, Physical Education/Kinesiology, Head Coach, Men's Soccer

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Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Instructor, Physical Education/Kinesiology, Head Coach, Men's Soccer

Posting #: 16-113

Campus: De Anza College

Number of Working Months: 10 Months

Starting Salary: $57,066.00 - $93,722.00 annually*

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Open Until Filled

Employment Duration: Full-Time


Initial Review Date: 4/4/17*

*Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request. Actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience*

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of Instructor, Physical Education/Kinesiology, Head Coach, Men's Soccer, De Anza College.


This position is responsible for both teaching and coaching in the Physical Education and Athletics Division. The successful applicant will serve part of their assignment in the athletics department and part of their assignment in the kinesiology department. Division of duties are expected to be approximately 50/50, though exact percentages are determined by the division dean on a quarterly and/or annual basis. The Division houses kinesiology activity courses that support the health and wellness of our diverse student population through physical activity. There are lecture courses (face to face and online) that support transfer students and those who wish to further their knowledge about the discipline and/or to attain certifications in Massage Therapy or Coaching. The athletics department hosts one of the largest programs in the State and offers 19 sports. This Division is seeking employees interested in supporting the goals of the College Mission and core values.


Under the direction of the Dean of Physical Education and Athletics:

Manage the Men's Intercollegiate Soccer team:

  • Coaching
  • Develop an off-season conditioning and strength program
  • Scheduling
  • Arrange for travel, travel with and/or drive student-athletes to off-campus events.
  • Hold a California State Class"B" driver's license.
  • Actively recruit and scout by fostering and nurturing relationships with club and high school coaches within the College's recruiting areas.
  • Budget
  • Fundraising
  • Supervision of the coaching staff

Support the educational goals of the student-athlete:

  • Actively engage as a member of college's team of professionals who support the onboarding, financial aid needs, and academic progress of each student-athlete.
  • Actively engage in assisting student-athletes in the four-year transfer process.
  • Provide opportunities for students to engage in civic and community support activities.

Stay current in the following areas:

  • All conference, California Community College, NCAA, NAIA rules and guidelines.
  • By attend department, conference, NorCal and State meetings.
  • And abide by all Federal and State regulations.
  • By maintaining a current California State Class B driver's license.
  • Certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid and Emergency Procedures.

Teach a variety of Physical Education/Kinesiology activity courses from the following “families of courses”:

  • Aquatics
  • Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Combatives
  • Cross Training
  • Flexibility and Stability
  • Individual Sports
  • Physical Meditation
  • Strength Development
  • Team Sports
  • Motor Development

Maintain active involvement with student activities, sports promotion and Athletic Department fundraising events.


  1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. Master's degree in physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education, OR bachelor's degree in any of the above AND master's degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy OR the equivalent.


  1. Experience teaching a variety of physical education/kinesiology activity courses with emphasis on courses in the following families: Physical Meditation, Combatives, Flexibility and Stability at a community college or university level.
  2. Two years of soccer coaching experience at the high school, college or professional level.
  3. Experience with incorporating instructional technology or multimedia instructional applications in order to meet diverse student needs.
  4. Soccer coaching license(s)
  5. Experience working with student of diverse skill levels, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  6. Successful experiences working within an environment requiring communication between students and colleagues.
  7. Successful experience(s) providing leadership in athletics.


  1. Hold or have the ability to attain and maintain certifications in CPR/AED, First Aid and Emergency Procedures.
  2. Hold or have the ability to and maintain a State of California Class B Driver's license.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of possession of a current State of California Class B Driver's license before employment begins.



  1. Indoor, office and/or outdoor environment.

Physical Abilities:

(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or without reasonable accommodations)

  1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
  2. Vision sufficient to read various materials.
  3. Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position.
  4. Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
  5. Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
  6. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
  7. Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.


  1. A District on-line application to be completed at *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. A cover letter detailing your background and experience, skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position.
  3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.
  4. As an attachment to your application, please provide in a Word document a list of all relevant courses you have taken and completed. Please note transcripts are no longer required as part of the application process and will not satisfy this requirement; however, applicants invited to interview may be requested to submit transcripts to verify all courses taken and completed.

NOTE: Official Transcripts verifying qualifications will be REQUIRED prior to an offer of employment. Applicants who have international transcripts must obtain transcripts that are evaluated by an independent educational-equivalency evaluation company and obtain an English translation (if necessary). These services are to be done at the applicant's expense. Both Foothill De Anza CCD employees and external candidates will be subject to this requirement.

If you wish to request equivalency for this position (if you believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word document with your application packet.

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application packet. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our “Applicant Information” webpage to assist with technical difficulties at:

HIRING RANGE: $57,066.00 - $93,722.00 annually* plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience.

For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to:

Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care. Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves and stipends for educational and professional development.

For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, Tenure-track, 10-months per year


Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:

Employment Services

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

12345 El Monte Road

Los Altos Hills, California 94022

(650) 949-6217

Email: [email protected]

This position will become Open Until Filled after the initial Closing Date. Any complete applications received while the position is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring committee only upon committee request.

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Posted: 2/23/2017
Application Due: 4/24/2017
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