TEACHER HIGH SCHOOL GENERAL EDUCATION/SWIM COACH (2022-2023) (#13147)

Timber Creek High ( learn more )

Keller ISD

Ft. Worth, Texas ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3847262
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

SUMMARY:

 

Provide instruction and coach students to develop skills and ability to excel in assigned sport(s). Contribute to education program as a whole and to the growth of students involved in athletics.  Enables students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.  

 

BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description. 

  • Model KISD core organizational beliefs and values; communicate openly and effectively within and across teams; and manage resources to effectively support District goals. 
  • Guide collaborative efforts to support effective delivery of services to the District, assigned areas, and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Identify students who are at-risk and develop appropriate strategies to assist these students.
  • Monitor attendance of all students in assigned classes, contact parents, counselors, or other school officials regarding an intervention plan for students with serious attendance problems.
  • Utilize technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
  • Work with other members of school staff to plan and implement instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student athletes.
  • Works with Head Coach on establishing performance criteria for competition and evaluate students’ athletic abilities initially and on a regular basis. Model performance criteria and physical movements required for successful student performance of sport.
  • Take all necessary precautions to protect student athletes, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Work with Head Coach to schedule competitions and plan season activities including practices, special events, and tournaments.
  • Coordinate with transportation department for travel arrangements to out-of-town events.
  • Supervise athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.
  • Use a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and improve the abilities of student athletes in the sport assigned.
  • Maintain a highly competitive program
  • Ensure compliance with all UIL rules.
  • Monitor and enforce student eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation.
  • Accompany and supervise student athletes during athletic competitions in assigned sports both at-home and on out-of-town trips.
  • Instruct and advise students on NCAA regulations regarding academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices.
  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers; ensure that all interactions are supportive, courteous, and respectful.
  • Effectively implement the discipline-management procedures approved by the campus; interact with students in an equitable manner, including the fair application of rules.
  • Apply and enforce student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Encourage, by example and through instruction, sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.
  • Assist in selection of equipment and instructional materials.
  • Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all campus athletic equipment and maintain a current inventory of all equipment and fixed assets within program.
  • Follow District safety protocols and emergency procedures.
  • Establish and maintain professional communication with parents, students, and District personnel. 
  • Continually learn and build personal and professional capacity.
  • Maintain a supportive, positive, courteous, respectful and professional attitude regarding all aspects of the job responsibilities, administration, and District/campus goals.
  • Positively represent Keller ISD and the District administration at public venues and/or 
  • activities; maintain a professional appearance, manner and work habit.
  • Develop and implement systems to enhance the positive work environment as aligned with Core Documents.
  • Develop and maintain systems for retrieval of information in support of all programs; compile, maintain, file, and secure all physical and computerized reports, records, and other required documents.
  • Pursue professional development activities for self and assigned staff; ensure that professional development activities are aligned with District goals and initiatives and current professional research.
  • Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.
  • Comply with the Professional Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assign and oversee completion of the work of student athletic assistants

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of positive and effective delivery of coaching techniques
  • Knowledge of coaching techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes
  • Ability to be patient, flexible, and versatile
  • Basic technology competencies

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education/Certification:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid Texas Teacher Certificate in teaching area assigned
  • Valid Texas Teacher Certificate in English as a Second Language (preferred and will be required for contract renewal)
  • Current First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certificate
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) preferred and will be required for contract renewal

Experience:  

  • Coaching experience preferred
  • Ability to develop, implement and maintain a highly competitive program
  • Successful classroom teaching experience

MENTAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing
  • Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other athletic/classroom equipment
  • Occasional prolonged and irregular hours

 

INTENT AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

 

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit, or any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 350 Keller Parkway
    • Keller, Texas 76248

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