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Alma School District

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4185233
  • Application Deadline: April 8, 2023
  • Re-posted : March 19, 2023
  • Starting Date: July 3, 2023

Job Description

Position Title:       Head Girls Basketball Coach

Department:         Alma High School

Reports To:           High School Principal and Athletic Director

School Year:         2023-24 (Begins July 3, 2023)

Contract:               240 Days

Closing:                 April 7, 2023

Salaries:                https://www.almasd.net/Page/70



  • Holds or is able to secure Arkansas teacher license
  • Valid Arkansas Coaching certification or endorsement
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the game of basketball
  • Leadership qualities that create a positive environment for players and staff
  • Successful Head Coaching Experience preferred
  • CDL encouraged, but not required


  • The Head Girls' Basketball Coach is responsible for all aspects of the Girl's Basketball Program 7-12 grade, such as working with all coaching staff, coaching team members, scheduling, training, off-season activities, promotion of the program, etc.
  • Manage and supervise athletic activities, and practice sessions, to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, discipline, respect, and good sportsmanship in grades 7-12
  • Actively engaged in all athletic periods during the school day in grades 7-12 and engaged in before/after school practices in grades 7-12
  • Maintains competency in rules, regulations, and coaching techniques for the sport/activity
  • Works with the student athletes to develop skills and fundamentals 
  • Provide training direction, encouragement, motivation, and nutritional advice to prepare athletes for practices, games, and other competitive events.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions.
  • Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance.
  • Make efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of each athlete.
  • Adjust coaching techniques, based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
  • Ability to work with other with other sports programs and activities with the sharing students
  • Develop and arrange competition schedules and programs.
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of opposing teams to develop game strategies.
  • Contact the parents of players to provide information and answer questions.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and travel with team to away contests.
  • Monitor the academic eligibility of student athletes.
  • Involvement in youth basketball programs grades 1-6
  • Administering program budget 
  • Supervising and leading  assistant coaches, Junior High Coaches, and other program personnel
  • Monitor and foster student-athletes' well-being and academic success
  • Complete all Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) sponsored annual training and meet requirements for endorsement updates.
  • Other functions may be required as given or assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned by the principal or athletic director

Alma School District assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.  This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements.  However, management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.  It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with this position. 


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

    Alma 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

    • Bryan Duffie , Superintendent
    • 916 Hwy 64 E
    • PO Box 2359
    • Alma, Arkansas 72921

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