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Middle School Assistant Track Coach - Scott MS

Company: School City of Hammond
Location: Hammond
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

General Description of Position:The middle school assistant coach is responsible to the athletic director/building principal for the planning coordinating and directing of those specific athletic activities to which he/she has been assigned.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible to the building principal and the school Director of Physical Education and Athletics
  • Establish objectives for the program and develop a plan for the implementation of these objectives
  • Develop his/her part of the athletic program to the utmost, realizing that the main objective of the program is participation and friendly competition, and the won-lost records are of secondary importance
  • Recognize athletic activities as an integral part of a well-balanced educational program. A coach must coordinate closely and of his/her athletic activities that might conflict with the normal school program
  • Provide vigorous activities that will develop the physique, increase the efficiency of the cardio-vascular system, and contribute to the development of physical skills
  • Develop in students the principles of leadership and good citizenship through experiences in sportsmanship
  • Foster self-expression, self-confidence, and self-discipline through physical, emotional, and social experiences
  • Be knowledgeable of those rules, regulations and policies as set forth by the Hammond School Board, the School Administration, the Supervisor of Physical Education and Athletics, the Indiana High School Athletic Association, and the Indiana Lake Shore Conference
  • Know his or her, part in preparing an athletic budget, selecting, and hiring officials, requisitioning equipment, and supplies, providing team transportation, arranging schedules and the various other duties necessary for the efficient operation of an athletic program
  • When injuries occur in a sport, follow the outlined procedures "Caring for An Injured Athlete" which can be found the Handbook for Interscholastic Athletics under the heading "Athletic Injuries"
  • Ensure that every boy and girl participating in his or her sport has had the required physical examination and has the required IHSAA "Parent & Physician's Certificate" signed and on file in the principal's office. No boy or girl is allowed to participate in practices or games until this certificate is signed and returned to the school.
  • Work closely with the school Director of Physical Education and Athletics in checking player eligibility, making out eligibility lists, and sending the IHSAA entry lists in on time
  • Work with the Director of Athletics in developing plans for issuing and receiving play equipment. The coach is jointly responsible with the school athletic director for the condition and disposition of all equipment assigned to his sports
  • Develop sound public relations with parents and newspaper and radio personnel
  • Attend departmental staff meetings, clinics, and other types of professional growth activities as approved by the principal
  • Cooperate with other members of the athletic staff in establishing sound rules for conduct, dress, and general appearance that will be conducive to the development of clean-cut young Americans
    • Expert knowledge of the sport being taught
    • A thorough understanding of the participants: physically, mentally, and emotionally
    • Skill in the art of teaching the fundamentals of the sport
    • Desirable character and personality traits
    • High moral standards
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with pupils, parents, custodians, officials, staff members and the administration
    • A thorough knowledge of the rules and regulations which pertain to the instructor's areas of responsibility
    • Available to supervise activities beyond the school day
    • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
      • Personnel are recommended annually by the building principal and approved by the Superintendent. Compensation will be determined by the School City of Hammond agreement
      • Performance of the job will be evaluated annually
        It is the policy of the School City of Hammond not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

Keywords: School City of Hammond, Hammond , Middle School Assistant Track Coach - Scott MS, Education / Teaching , Hammond, Indiana

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