Colchester School District

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


Colchester Middle School
Colchester School District
Colchester, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3125952 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: July 17, 2019 Starting Date: March 15, 2020

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Middle School Coach

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Each coach is responsible for all of the specific coaching duties relative to the sport s/he coaches, the managerial aspects of his/her job, and collaborating with the Building Principal makes a report at the end of the season. This report shall summarize the activities of the season, including names of the participants, games placed, results, and recommendations for the future.

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

CLASSIFICATION: Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt

REPORTS TO: Building Principal
Athletic Director

EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated at the end of the season by the Building Principal with input, as appropriate, from the Athletic Director.

SUPERVISES: Assistant Coaches

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. Direct the total program including practice sessions, clinics, youth programs, and games.
2. Complete a pre-season checklist and post season checklist for the Building Principal and/or 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 filed in the coach’s notebook.) Signed physicals forms are to be filed in the Nurse’s office.
4. Submit to the Building Principal and to the players copies of any specific rules and regulations governing his/her specific sport before the start of the season; include criteria for earning awards.
5. Submit, prior to the start of the season, a list of participants (team roster) including name, grade, height, weight, position, uniform number, managers, and captains.
6. Promote progressive learning of athletic techniques, fundamentals and systems of play.
7. Design a checklist for managers with a list of specific duties to complete for practice, games, home and away trips.
8. Assign lockers, and keep a lock-locker inventory.
9. Ensure that all players are properly and safely equipped for the type of activity/sport they are playing.
10. Properly store all equipment, uniforms, and supplies pertaining to the sport including all athletic training equipment and medicine kits.
11. Cooperate with fellow coaches, the Building Principal, and the Athletic Director.
12. Forward all scheduling requests to the Building Principal including practice or games.
13. Communicate directly with the Building Principal regarding any games, matches, or meets that are postponed or changed.
14. Request new or additional equipment and supplies through the Building Principal.
15. Submit a written report at the end of the season including results, records, award winners, and game-by-game scores to the Building Principal.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Colchester Middle School!

Colchester Middle School, part of the Colchester School District, is located on beautiful Malletts Bay and the home of the CMS "Cougars."
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
    Jim Olson, Athletic Director
    PO Box 30
    425 Blakely Road
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5800