Junior Varsity Field Hockey Coach

Newton Public Schools - Newton, MA 02458

Posted: 7/3/2017
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Department: Athletics Job Title: Junior Varsity Coach FLSA Status:

(Exempt/Non-exempt) Exempt; Non-AlignedReports to: Head Coach, Athletic Director, and School Principal General Description The purpose of this position is to carry out the aims and objective of the sport program as outline by the head coach and school administration, and to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the students shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation of moral values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline, sportsmanship and service to others. The JV Field Hockey coach will work from August 24th to November 2nd. Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's degree

* CPR certification

* Previous successful coaching experience

* Commitment to professional growth

* Ability to accept responsibilities outside the team as they relate to the school and community

* Ability to handle multitude of varying and complex issues

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (not limited to):

* Attends all practices and games

* Complies with school and MIAA policies and regulations

* Complies with school and Conference/League policies and regulations

* Works cooperatively with the school staff

* Cooperates with Assistant Athletic Director and the head coach to submit rosters, equipment lists and bus lists

* Relates positively to parents and other community representatives

* Completes required records and reports with promptness and accuracy

* Assumes responsibility for care of equipment and facilities

* Assumes responsibility for a safe environment for student athletes

* Models positive behaviors, especially with regard to sportsmanship and the alcohol, tobacco and drug rules

* Maintains and inventories all equipment and supplies

Work Environment & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work Environment:

Majority of work is performed in a school/classroom environment. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the coach is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear. The coach is regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel. The teacher is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Must have sufficient mobility to navigate within a large school building.

Date Updated: 1/16/15

Newton Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newton Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law. The Newton Public Schools places a high value on diversity and active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and staff. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.
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