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Student Life Lifeguard, Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD)
Varsity Volleyball Assistant Coach (Girls), Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD)

Student Life Lifeguard

Department: Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD)
Job Number: OT-150123143139
Date Posted: 1/23/2015
Status: Accepting applications
• Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.

• An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures (training provided).

• Leadership and decision-making skills.

1. Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in
the event of emergency.

2. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.

3. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.

4. Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations.

5. Inspect the facility and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the supervisor.

6. Complete records and reports.

Current certification in the following:

• American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid
• American Red Cross CPR/AED

Application Information:
To apply, send a completed Gallaudet University Application Form, an up-to-date resume, a current and signed recommendation letter by a former supervisor or employer, as well as the name, address, and phone number (and/or an email address) of two references electronically to Ms. Yvonne Catt, Administration & Operations Specialist, KDES 3110, and can be reached at

Lifeguards hired must undergo and pay for a background investigation if selected for the job. Current fee for the investigation is $35.50 but may be subject to higher fees if from out of state.

This is a part-time position with no benefits and lifeguard working schedule is during the evenings only.

Application Deadline: None

Varsity Volleyball Assistant Coach (Girls)

Department: Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD)
Job Number: OT-150106103053
Date Posted: 1/6/2015
Status: Accepting applications
To support the Head Coach with coaching and all assigned duties in providing direction and developing an exemplary volleyball program that will effectively provide the best possible education for each student-athlete.

• Professional Performance:
o To comply with school policies and regulations
o To comply with District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) policies and regulations
o To comply with National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) policies and regulations
o To work cooperatively with all school personnel
o To relate positively to parents and other community representatives
o To seek on-going professional growth opportunities
o To adhere to established deadlines for reports and other paperwork
o To participate in school and community events
o To maintain materials, equipment and facilities
o To maintain a neat, safe environment for student-athletes committed to the coach's care
o To demonstrate command of American Sign Language

• Instructional Performance:
o Interpersonal Relations
 To practice and promote positive interaction with and among student-athletes, the school and community
 To demonstrate enthusiasm for coaching and learning
 To demonstrate an interest in student-athletes and the overall athletic program
 To encourage self-direction and self-motivation in students
 To create clearly defined standards of behavior and academic performance
o Subject Matter
 To demonstrate knowledge of the area being coached
 To adjust instruction of strategy and fundamentals in various settings
o Planning/Materials
 To maintain an organized volleyball program based on effective long range plans
 To exhibit evidence of effective planning and organization
 To lead fundraising efforts for the team
o Techniques/Delivery
 To communicate fundamental coaching expectation and their importance to students
 To use appropriate and varied coaching techniques and learning activities
 To maintain an effective system of monitoring and communicating student progress
o Program Management
 To maintain discipline appropriate to a learning environment
 To use positive reinforcement and constructive criticism to maintain good student discipline

• Coaching experience required (significant playing experience may be considered)
• Must have or obtain First Aid and CPR certification within one (1) month of employment
• Must have or obtain NFHS coaching certifications within six (6) months of employment

• Head Coach and Athletic Director

• Start August 1 to July 30 of an academic year

DEADLINE DATE: March 1, 2015

Application Information:
• Completed Gallaudet University Application Form ( (click "employment")
• Up-to-date resume
• Current and signed recommendation letter by a former supervisor or employer
• Name, address and phone number (and/or an email address) of two references

Coaches hired must undergo and pay for a background investigation if selected for the job and must be cleared before starting first day on the job. Current fee for the investigation is $35.50 and fee can be higher if you are from out of state.

If you have any questions, please contact Yvonne Catt, Administration & Operations Specialist at

** Athletic Department does not accept any applications.

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