Oxford Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Oxford Public Schools
Oxford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3110228 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: July 10, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
TITLE: Athletic Coach - Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach

SUMMARY: Reporting to the Athletic Director, an Athletic Coach is responsible for coaching and providing direction to student athletes so they may achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship, and teamwork.


Instructs and demonstrates skill sets/techniques necessary for individual and team achievement.

Works with Athletic Director in planning and developing practice and game schedules, activities, and training programs.

Ensures proper cleaning, storage, and maintenance of all athletic equipment and uniforms.

Arranges transportation for athletic participants as well as hotel accommodations for overnight events, travels with student athletes on team bus both to and from games.

Makes recommendations regarding the purchase of uniforms, equipment, and supplies.

Maintains necessary records and forms (insurance, attendance, medical); completes required paperwork and team statistics.

Ensures that all student athletes are eligible, insured, have paid fees, and are in good physical condition from the beginning of the season to the end.

Enforces discipline policies and emphasizes sportsmanship and healthy lifestyles; supervises students at home and away games to ensure appropriate behavior; ensures appropriate rules and regulations regarding the conduct and eligibility of athletes are explained and followed.

Checks and secures offices, storage rooms, outside doors, locker rooms, and lights after last player leaves premises after games/practices; inspects all facilities for health and safety concerns.

Ensures medical and safety requirements are followed; completes District injury reports for any students injured within 24 hours of injury, even if student athlete does not see a physician.

Secures approval from the Athletic Director of all adult volunteers associated with his/her sport.

Submits to the Athletic Director, as requested: athletic roster, student information, inventories, season statistics, and list of award winners.

Assigns duties to assistant coaches under his/her jurisdiction including pre-season practices.

Interacts professionally, thoughtfully and courteously with students, staff, parents, fellow coaches and officials, community, media; and resolves conflict in a professional manner.


Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent (GED); Two years of related experience; prior successful experience coaching student-athletes preferred; CPR/AED/First Aid certification required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of effective coaching techniques and skills. Must possess a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students.

Skill-based competencies include working well with diverse backgrounds; resolving conflict; maintaining confidentiality; building positive team spirit; leading/motivating adolescent students.

Ability-based competencies include comprehending instructions and problem solving.


While performing the duties of this job, employee is required to communicate and comprehend; lift, transport, and/or move equipment up to 30 pounds, and at times up to 100 pounds; ascend and descend stairs, ropes, or ladders. Vision requirements: close/distance vision and adjusting focus/peripherals; demonstration of technique/skills for athletic participation. Accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work is generally performed in a school environment, athletic field, athletic setting, indoors and outdoors. The noise level is usually moderate to loud but occasionally high depending upon student population and activities. Employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to bodily fluids and/or bloodborne pathogens.

The essential duties and responsibilities listed are intended only as an illustration of the type of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of the position.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Oxford Public Schools 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
Satisfactory CORI and Fingerprint background checks.
Successful completion of annual mandatory training.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Kevin May, Athletic Director
    100 Carbuncle Drive
    Oxford, Massachusetts 01540
    Phone: 508-987-6081
    Fax: 508-987-6083
    Email: kmay@oxps.org