GIRLS BASKETBALL-VARSITY HEAD COACH (#631)

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Siloam Springs School District

Siloam Springs, Arkansas ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3876455
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 9, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

THIS JOB POSTING IS PENDING APPROVAL

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:               Girls Basketball – Varsity Head Coach            

                     

QUALIFICATIONS:             Appropriate certification through the Arkansas Department of

                                          Education and Arkansas Activities Association/NFHS Coaches

                                          Education Program; Successful experience as a varsity head

                                          coach or coordinator is desired

 

REPORTS TO:                     Building Level Principal and Athletic Director

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  205 days; salary and benefits according to Siloam Springs

                                           School Board policies.

 

ESSENTIAL TEACHING FUNCTIONS

  1. Participate in curriculum review and design.
  2. Implement a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives.
  3. Diagnose and evaluate student abilities and progress in a timely and consistent manner.
  4. Monitor student progress and adjust instruction accordingly.
  5. Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
  6. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
  7. Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  8. Effectively implement district initiatives.
  9. Effectively collaborate with department and grade level teachers.            

ESSENTIAL COACHING FUNCTIONS:

  1. Coordinate and evaluate all aspects of assigned program for grades 7-12.
  2. Display loyalty to the principal, athletic director and the Athletic Department.
  3. Collaborate with Athletic Director to supervise and evaluate all assistant coaches in assigned program.
  4. Provide mentoring to assistant coaches for professional growth.
  5. Assist administration in recruiting and interviewing assistant coaches.
  6. Develop respect by modeling positive behaviors through appearance, manners, language, and conduct.
  7. Coordinate the instruction of all players in the program regarding the rules, safe use of equipment, and proper techniques to be used in the sport.
  8. Monitor the academic performance of team members.
  9. Maintain open and honest communication with students, parents, coaches, and administration.
  10. Support and collaborate with staff in other athletic and academic programs to encourage students to participate in a variety of activities.
  11. Coordinate with and promote community youth sports programs.
  12. Supervise and take responsibility for the behavior of all athletes in the program.
  13. Help plan and supervise any special needs/events (awards night, parent meeting, community service, etc.).
  14. Plan with administration for improvements in the program.
  15. Teach and model good sportsmanship toward opponents, officials, parents.
  16. Follow rules and regulations in the Siloam Springs Athletic Department, Coaches and AAA Handbooks.
  17. Organize practices and workouts to maximize talents of coaching staff and optimize student participation.
  18. Attend pre-season organizational meetings as assigned by the athletic director.
  19. Assist in organizing and running of invitational or AAA tournaments and regular season games/meets.
  20. Attend professional development activities and remain current to new coaching strategies.
  21. Follow established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
  22. Cooperate with athletic trainers to ensure safety for all athletes.
  23. Attend all interscholastic contests for assigned team (if an emergency or situation arises that would necessitate the absence of a coach, the athletic director must be notified as soon as the situation is known).
  24. Become an integral part of and develop rapport with the Siloam Springs community, including students, parents, staff, and supporters. 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:   

  1. Abide by state statutes, school board policies and regulations.
  2. Attend meetings and performs duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
  5. Serve on committees as assigned.
  6. Remain current on instructional practices in education and coaching. 
  7. Other duties as assigned.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Athletics & Activities > Coaching
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Siloam Springs School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Staci Branson
    • 847 S. Dogwood / PO Box 798
    • Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

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