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: 3116346 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: July 30, 2019 Starting Date: November 1, 2019

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Varsity Coach

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

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Each coach is responsible for managing all of the specific duties related to the sport s/he coaches. In cooperation with the Athletic Director, the coach will submit a written report on the sport coached at the end of each season. This report will summarize the activities of the season, including the names of the participants, games played, results, and recommendations for the future.

REPORTS TO: Athletic Director

EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated in writing at the end of each season by the Athletic Director in
consultation with the Head Coach and/or school administration, 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
3. responsibility.
4. Ability to mentor and lead young people by example.
5. Commitment to the district’s mission and Strategic Plan.

1. Secure from each student prior to start of season: proof of insurance, proof of physical, and parental/guardian permission forms. All forms must be filed in the coach’s notebook, and physical forms copied/forwarded to the school nurse.
2. Complete the checklist of all pre-season, season, and post-season activities completed.
3. Submit a team roster to Athletic Director prior to season: including student names, grades, heights, weights, positions, uniform numbers, managers and captains.
4. Communicate directly with the Head Coach or Athletic Director regarding an annual plan of action for practice sessions, game plans, inventories, and any required reports/paperwork.
5. Submit to the Athletic Director and players copies of any specific rules and regulations governing this particular sport.
6. Assume responsibility for the conduct of players at all times including before, during, and after practice sessions as well as before, during, and after home games or trips/games away.
7. Communicate daily with the Athletic Director regarding schedule changes, travel plans, and/or scheduled practices.
8. Design a checklist for team managers with a list of specific duties to be completed for practice, home, or away games.
9. Assign lockers, check the cleanliness of the locker room, and keep a lock/locker inventory.
10. Ensure that all players are properly and safely equipped for the type of sports activity they are playing.
11. Properly store all equipment including uniforms, sport supplies, athletic training supplies, and a medicine kit.
12. Refer ALL scheduling requests, including practices and games to the Athletic Director.
13. Attend seasonal staff meetings called by the Head Coach and/or the Athletic Director.
14. Submit an annual written self evaluation of your own performance as a coach citing both strengths and goals for the future.
15. Assume any other responsibilities assigned by the Athletic Director or school administration.

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
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Mark Ellingson
    PO Box 900
    131 Laker Lane
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5700