.25 Assistant Cross Country Coach

Bristol Public Schools
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Position: .25 Assistant Cross Country Coach

Location Bristol Eastern High School

Summary: To help each participating student achieve a high level of skill and appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship and an increased level of self-esteem.

Essential duties and responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.

Coaches individual participants in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport involved. Plans and schedules a regular program of practice in season. Oversees the safety conditions of the facility or areas in which assigned sport is conducted at all times that students are present. Maintains accurate statistics, records and results of the season. Enforces discipline and sportsmanlike behavior at all times and establishes and oversees penalties for breach of such standards by individual students.

Maintains competency in rules, rule interpretations, game procedures, coaching techniques & general information about all aspects of the sport.

Adheres to a highly efficient and technically sound program of injury prevention and follow up.

Works closely with the athletics director in scheduling interscholastic contest.

Recommends purchase of equipment, supplies and uniforms. Maintain necessary attendance forms, insurance records, and similar paperwork.

Accounts for all equipment or delegates the responsibility.

Develops a consistent and positive public communications procedure, through the school and media, to inform the parents and the general public about the athletic program. Conducts oneself at all athletic events in a responsible and professional manner.

Supervisory Responsibilities: supervises students of a particular program.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this posting successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Education and/or Experience: Valid coaching certificate and the ability to comply with all mandated State requirements. Demonstrated experience in coaching within the specific sport field.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students or employees of the district.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply mathematical skills to job responsibilities.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

Other Skills and Abilities: Exhibit qualities of leadership and organizational ability and reflect a spirit of cooperation in working with staff and school administration. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field, to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this posting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this posting the employee is frequently required to walk and stand. Occasionally the employee will sit or run. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the trunk while performing the duties of the posting. The employee will frequently squat, stoop, kneel, reach above the head, reach forward & repeat the same hand motion many times while performing the duties of the posting. The specific vision requirements of the posting include good depth perception and occasionally being able to see objects/persons at a distance. While performing the duties of the posting the employee frequently is required to hear conversation in a quiet as well as a noisy environment and be able to tell where a sound is coming from. The employee must be able to communicate to the team in order to give directions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this posting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this posting the employee will continuously work inside or outside depending on the sporting event. Occasionally the employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with the public and other workers. The employee has direct responsibility for the safety, well-being and work output of those individuals being supervised. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

Salary: Appropriate placement on the negotiated teachers A-2 schedule.

Application: Internal applicants send a letter of interest. All others fill out an online application at Apply on or before

4 p.m., September 1, 2016 to:

Chris Cassin, Supervisor of Athletics & Physical Education

P.O. Box 450

Bristol, CT 06011-0450