Temporary Athletic Coach: Jr. High (7-8)
CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent(s) coaches sports activities to students, including creating game plans, observing practice drills, and explaining safety, rules, and history of the sport. Incumbent(s) schedules activities and tournaments, prepares area of use, and sets up appropriate staff needed to carry out practices and games.
Creates game plans. Creates practice drills to implement game plan during competition. Observes students during practice to detect and correct mistakes. Oversees students during competition and tournaments.
Explains and enforces safety rules and regulations. Lectures on history and purposes of sport. Explains method of keeping score. Explains and demonstrates use of apparatus and equipment.
Utilizes health service protocols to ensure safety for students. Explains and demonstrates principles, techniques, and methods of regulating movement of body to achieve proficiency in activity.
Schedules buses, staff, referees, custodial, and cafeteria that are needed to carry out practices and games. Ensures students are picked up by appropriate person(s). Prepares area of use (i.e. gym, field, etc.).
Communicates expectations, status, schedules, and rules of the athletic program to the school administration, staff, parents, and students. Holds parent-athlete meetings.
Ensures athletes meet grade and school behavior requirements. Demonstrates good sportsmanship.
Announces and posts tryout information. Passes out and collects permission slips. Selects and posts members of the team.
Purchases, maintains, and repairs equipment and uniforms. Keeps inventory and records on all equipment and uniform purchases.
Attends meetings with other coaches in the District. Organizes competition and tournaments.
Holds sports recognition events. Distributes awards and recognition.
Performs other duties as required.
To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
· High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired.
It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
· Bachelor’s degree in Education;
· One year of teaching experience;
· Valid Arizona Department of Education Teacher Certificate.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
· Understanding early, middle, and adolescent childhood;
· Supervising children including safety and health issues;
· Developing age-appropriate lessons for children;
· Instructing children;
· Identifying safety hazards to children;
· Understanding rules of the sport;
· Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Contact Information
Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)