Assistant cross country coach Job at Southeast Polk CSD, Pleasant Hill, IA

  • Southeast Polk CSD
  • Pleasant Hill, IA

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Title: Assistant Girls Cross Country Coach

Location: Junior High

1. Coaching Authorization or Endorsement issued by the Iowa Department of Education.
2. Demonstrated proficiency to perform specific assignment.
4. Preference given to successful experience at assignment/level.
5. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Reports to: Activities Director

Supervises: Students, Assistants

Job Goal: To create an athletics program favorable to student learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students, families, and collaborative peers; to guide all students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed for students to succeed in college, career, and civic life; to dedicate oneself to realizing the vision and mission of the district while conducting the work in accordance with the district core values.

Performance Responsibilities:
1. Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages potential athletes to participate in the sport.
2. Assesses player’s skills and assigns team positions.
3. Develops a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
4. Works with the athletics director in scheduling facilities for practices and competition.
5. Assigns duties to an assistant coach as necessary.
6. Coaches and instructs players, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
7. Observes players, during competition and practice, to determine the needs for individual or team improvement.
8. Determines game strategy based on the team’s capabilities.
9. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior and provides proper supervision of athletes at all times.
10. Monitors the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met; and encourages student athletes to maintain a high academic standard.
11. Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
12. Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their student.
13. Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletic program.
14. Models sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
15. Acts as a team representative and promotes the sport by communicating with the news media, booster clubs, service clubs, and other organizations.
16. Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
17. Works with the athletic director to develop a policy for awards and submits a list of award winners at the end of the season.
18. Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies.
19. Maintains eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
20. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
21. Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching performance
22. Other duties as assigned

Position Evaluated by: Activities Director

03/17 Description reviewed by: Activities Director Human Resources Superintendent ______

The statements of this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position. These statements are not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision.

It is the policy of the Southeast Polk Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact, Joseph M. Horton, Associate Superintendent, Affirmative Action Coordinator, Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator, Southeast Polk District Office, 407 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009, (515) 967-4294, Inquiries or grievances may also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0201, (515) 281-4121; or the Director of the Region VII Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn St., 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604.

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