Colchester School District

125 Laker Lane, PO Box 27, Colchester, VT 05446 Telephone: 802-264-5999 Fax: 802-863-4774


Colchester High School
Colchester School District
Colchester, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3081769 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: April 12, 2019 Starting Date: November 1, 2019

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Each coach is responsible for all the specific coaching duties relative to the sport s/he coaches and the managerial aspects of his/her job. In cooperation with the Athletic Director, the Varsity Coach submits a written report at the end of each season, which summarizes season activities; names of participants, games played, results, letters/awards earned, and recommendations for the future.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Annually for the duration of the sport season in which s/he is coaching. Salary as determined by the Master Contract.

CLASSIFICATION: Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt

EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated in writing at the end of each season by the Athletic Director in consultation with the school administration.

REPORTS TO: Athletic Director

SUPERVISES: Assistant Coaches and Junior Varsity Coach, if applicable

1. Demonstrated knowledge and successful experience in the sport to be coached.
2. Excellent interpersonal skills and high expectations for teamwork, exemplary behavior, and responsibility.
3. Ability to mentor and lead young people by example.
4. Experience and/or demonstrated success in supervising young adults and managing programs.
5. Commitment to district’s mission and Strategic Plan.

1. Direct total program including practice sessions, clinics, youth programs, and games/meets.
2. Complete a pre-season and post-season checklist with the Athletic Director.
3. Secure from all participants prior to the start of the pre-season the following: proof of insurance, proof of physical and parental permission forms. (Insurance/permission forms are to be filed in the coach’s notebook. Signed physical forms are to filed in the Nurse’s office.)
4. Submit to the Athletic Director and to the players copies of any specific rules and regulations governing this specific sport before the start of the season. Criteria for earning awards must be included as part of these regulations.
5. Submit, prior to start of the season, a team roster including participant names, grade, height, weight, position, uniform number, managers and captains.
6. Complete all forms for student eligibility. Mail forms to the Vermont Headmasters’ Association and provide copies to the Principal, Athletic Director, and coaches.
7. Work directly with JV coaches and/or assistants in order to promote progressive learning of athletic techniques, fundamentals and systems of play; attend all staff meetings called by the Athletic Director.
8. Design a checklist for team managers, citing specific duties for practices, games, and home/away trips.
9. Assign lockers and keep a lock/locker inventory.
10. Ensure that all players are properly and safely equipped for their sport.
11. Properly store of all equipment, uniforms, and supplies pertaining to the sport.
12. Refer all scheduling requests to the Athletic Director; communicate regarding any games, matches, or meets that are postponed or changed.
13. Submit end of season results: records, award winners, and game-by-game scores to the Athletic Director.
14. Complete and mail the post-season Vermont Headmasters’ form for any tournament participation.
15. Submit to the Athletic Director an annual written self-evaluation of performance citing both strengths and goals for the future.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Colchester High School!

Colchester High School, part of the Colchester School District, is located in northwestern Vermont near Lake Champlain. We are the "Lakers", and our mascot is Champ. CHS, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, opened in the fall of 1975.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colchester 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Chris Lang
    PO Box 900
    131 Laker Lane
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5700