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Portage Township Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4121992
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Posted : January 9, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following responsibilities are required of the position, plus any other duties that may be required by the employer. Specific duties and responsibilities will be assigned by the athletic director(s).

  • Develop the activities for the assigned sport, including appropriate practice and competition schedules, season records and other awards, equipment and uniform inventory
  • Notify student athletes of all policies, procedures, and training rules according to the sport assigned
  • Emphasize skill development, sportsmanship, teamwork, character development and discipline within the sport assigned
  • Supervise student athletics during practice, competitions, or other activities, and correct student athlete conduct as appropriate
  • Monitor academic progress of student athletes to ensure eligibility
  • Coordinate and secure all facilities and equipment, including uniforms or other supplies, used by the team and staff
  • Maintain team roster
  • Perform any other responsibilities related to the coaching positions needed or directed by the athletic director
  • Provide leadership that promotes positive attitudes and good sportsmanship
  • Work with student athletes in a fair, understanding, tolerant, systematic, and patient manner
  • Promote school and community interest in the sport assigned
  • Holding preseason or postseason parent meeting
  • Ensure required physical examinations and forms are completed and submitted
  • Maintain association membership
  • Maintain certification in IHSAA -mandated courses and CPR
  • Report all injuries or other concerns



  • Knowledge of the sport assigned, with prior successful coaching experience preferred
  • Familiar with Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and National Federal of State High School Associations (NFHS) rules concerning the sport assigned
  • IHSAA and NFHS Coaching Certification preferred (training available)
  • First Aid and CPR certified as well as knowledge and understanding of the concussion protocol (training available)
  • Ability to communicate with parents and students
  • Ability to address situations dealing with blood, bodily fluids, and tissue
  • Ability to foster positive student-athlete relationships, and to work effectively with students, staff, parents and the community
  • Exhibits high standards of professional ethics and conduct
  • Successfully complete criminal history and DCS clearances


SALARY: Coaches are paid a stipend according to the season of the assigned sport.



The physical demands described here 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.


Ability to demonstrate the appropriate skills and techniques to be used by the athletes. Visually able to monitor athlete’s performance. Sitting, standing for periods of time, lifting, reaching and may require carrying of equipment (up to 50 pounds).



Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the District.  The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the school corporation. The employee is expected to adhere to and agrees to adhere to PTS Core Values, the PTS Strategic Plan, as well as all PTS District policies and guidelines including but not limited to the civility policy.

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

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Portage Township Schools
    • 6240 US Highway 6
    • Portage, Indiana 46368

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