Assistant Coach, High School for School Year


2020-10-05 03:00:53

Job location Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Education

Job description

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Coach, High School Note: This posting was updated 8/20/19 * To be eligible for consideration as a potential high school coach you must have the required Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) certification registered with the Nebraska Department of Education. QUALIFICATIONS The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) has adopted legislation requiring certification for head and assistant coaches at the high school level. Certification is defined by having a current teaching or administrative certificate through the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE). It is also defined as having a Special Services Certification with an endorsement in the area of coaching. Should you be approved by Human Resources and the Athletic Director, you will be required to hold a valid NDE to coach at the high school level. RESPONSIBILITIES The assistant coach for any sport has the responsibility for supporting the athletics program in a manner that serves the best interests of the school district and of the student athletes who participate in that program. The assistant coach supports and works cooperatively with the varsity head coach, performing all assigned duties and providing support and assistance as requested. The assistant coach ensures that actions and activities are consistent with and supportive of the varsity athletics program as well as the rules identified by the Metropolitan High School Activities Association and the Nebraska School Activities Association. The assistant coach adheres at all times to the Policies and Regulations and the Practices and Procedures of the Board of Education. Specific Duties and Responsibilities * Ensures the safety and well-being of all student participants.* Attends practices and competitive events consistently, demonstrating punctual arrival. * Supports and applies approved expectations for learning and classroom performance as a condition for participation in athletics. Monitors and supports students' academic performance to ensure success.* Sets and maintains high expectations for the conduct of student athletes, supervising students to assure that all conduct presents the school and the school district in a positive manner.* Supports and applies the varsity head coach's plan for teaching and encouraging appropriate student behavior including possible consequences for unacceptable behavior. Assures that the plan is used to support the development of the student athletes and to promote the success of the athletics program.* Supports and teaches the athletics program designed by the varsity head coach, enhancing the development of skills and encouraging team play during instruction, practice, and competitive events.* Gathers accurate information regarding eligibility of student athletes and provides it to the varsity head coach in a timely manner. Supports the letter and the spirit of eligibility criteria as determined by the school and the district, as well as local and state governing bodies.* Participates in district-approved activities with elementary and middle school aged students at the request of the varsity head coach.* Communicates effectively with students, staff, and parents.* Communicates with the varsity head coach regarding important changes, problems or developments potentially affecting the athletics program or the school.* Works cooperatively with all coaches and officials to provide the best possible experience for student-athletes and fans.* Supports and contributes to the success of the entire athle

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