Reports to/Supervised by: Principal and/or Athletic Director
Supervises: Students, Coach/Sponsor aides, and volunteers as assigned
Purpose and Objectives of the Position:
To help students improve individual performance; demonstrate that improvement in local and state competition; and develop into mature, able and responsible citizens. As many of their duties will include supervising groups of children without the benefit of additional help or administrative supervision, the job requires significant self-discipline, internal motivation, and sound judgment.
Essential Job Functions:
* The coach/sponsor oversees safe and orderly activity environments. * Creates a safe and orderly environment that facilitates positive behavior and learning for all students * Takes appropriate action when students exhibit emotionally/physically distressed behaviors * Supervises students as assigned * The coach/sponsor ensures improved performance for all participants * Monitors the progress of individual students and student groups through the use of appropriate evaluation techniques and with the assistance of technology when appropriate * The coach/sponsor builds positive school/community relations * Supports the mission of the school and district * Facilitates cooperation between all persons in the school community * The coach/sponsor leads students in developing constructive peer and coach/sponsor relations * Assists students to develop appropriate communications skills * Assists students in development of thinking skills appropriate to the activity * Follows all district policies, handbooks, and regulations * The coach/sponsor oversees effective and efficient individual and group performance * Sets high expectations for all students based on their individual needs * Uses a variety of materials, activities and approaches appropriate to the needs of individual students * The coach/sponsor practices responsible fiscal, facility, and resource management * Procures supplies and equipment following building budget guidelines * Established behavior guidelines that ensure the care and maintenance of district facilities and equipment * The coach/sponsor models positive professional attributes * Participates in appropriate professional activities to enhance knowledge and skills * Uses written and spoken language well * Handles public/press relations in a timely, legal and effective manner * Maintains hours sufficient to meet job expectations
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor and in accordance with USD 464 Board of Education policy
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
* A valid building-level license issued by the Kansas State board of Education or as exempted by Rule 10 * Ability to work cooperatively and constructively with others, including the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences * Ability to manage job responsibilities and meet the established district outcomes * Ability to use, as needed, district-identified computer hardware and software, and other district-provided technology * Ability to physically adapt to the compressed time schedule of a school day and year * Other requirements as set by the board of Education
Evaluation: Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the USD 464 Board of Education's policy on Evaluation of Activity Personnel and/or the district's Negotiated Agreement
Appointment: One year, subject to annual review and renewal
Associated topics: coach, grade school, high school, hs, kid, kids swim instructor, middle school, private school, public school, youth
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.