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Polson School District #23

Polson, MT

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Job Description







DATE OF POSTING:         October 11, 2021

CLOSING DATE:              October 18, 2021 (immediate application review)


JOB TITLE:                            5th-6th Grade Boys Developmental Basketball Coach

                                           (Season timeframe: October 18, 2021- December 3, 2021)



DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:        Successful Coaching Experience Preferred


APPLY TO:                           Polson School District

                                                111 4th Ave. E.

                                                Polson, MT 59860

                                                Attn:  Human Resource Dept.

                                                883-6355, ext. 603



If you are currently employed by the District and you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and a letter of interest. All other applicants can apply online at



Non-discrimination Disclosure:  The Polson School District Board of trustees does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, or disability in employment, educational programs or activities. 



Job Description




REPORTS TO:   Head Coach and Athletic Director



  • Acts under the direction of the head coach and assumes the functions and duties of head coach in his/her absence
  • Coaches participants in the skills necessary for  the sport/activity
  • Must maintain competency in rules, regulations, and coaching techniques for the sport/activity
  • Maintains discipline and sportsmanlike conduct of all participants and enforces the policies of the District uniformly when disciplining participants
  • Responsible for the inventory of equipment
  • In team activities, teaches/coaches the importance of teamwork


Only minimum duties are listed.  Other functions may be required as given or assigned.




Meets MHSA requirements (if applicable)

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to follow both oral and written directions and instructions of the head coach and/or athletic director

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with students, parents, staff, and the community in general

Ability to handle stressful situations

Ability to maintain confidentiality of employment and student matters

Ability to perform duties with an awareness of all District requirements and Board policies

Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities




Stopwatch, calculator, computer, copy machine, fax machine, telephone/voice mail, score-keeping equipment or other equipment germane to the sport/activity



The employee constantly works around others, works with the public, and works inside and outside.  The noise level in the work environment varies, but is frequently loud.  The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. 



The employee is frequently required to walk and continuously required to stand.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and waist while performing the duties of this position.  The employee will occasionally be required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely performs routine work.  The employee exercises flexibility (ability to shift from one task to another).  Guidance and reinforcement are infrequently available.  The employee frequently works within time constraints and must maintain attentiveness intensity.  The employee is frequently involved in social interactions which require oral and written communication.  Reasoning and exercising judgment are constantly used/required on the job.


The physical demands, work-environment characteristics, and mental/motor demands described within this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of certified personnel.

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