Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

UNIFIED SPORTS COACH (#87)


Bellingham High School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3320176 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: September 11, 2020 Starting Date: November 30, 2020

THIS IS AN INTERNAL JOB POSTING FOR MEMBERS OF
CURRENT BELLINGHAM (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

Job Description
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts
Vacancy # 87

Date: July 14,2020
Title: Unified Sports Coach
Salary: As per Teachers’ Contract – No deviations from duties assigned to this position or transfers from this position allowed
without prior written approval from the Superintendent of Schools

Note: The appointment is subject to sufficient athletic participation to appropriately support this coaching position.
When designated by Athletic Director, Coach will drive students to/from athletic events where 14 or fewer
student-athletes are traveling with team.

Length of Season: Coaching Season As determined by MIAA Regulations

Function:
1. To plan, direct and supervise all phases of the Unified Basketball Program in accordance with the MIAA, Tri-Valley
League, Athletic Department and School policies.
2. To oversee the physiological and skill development of student-athletes in the program.
3. To develop each student participant to maximum potential in a program of skill, learning and improvements.
4. Directly responsible to the Athletic Director, in liaison with the High School Principal.
5. Works under the direction of the Varsity Head Coach to ensure that a consistent philosophy of skill development in student
athletes is followed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assumes responsibility as designated by the Athletic Director and Head Coach.
2. Assumes responsibility for organizing, coaching and administering in a manner consistent with the total Unified Basketball
Program.
3. Adheres to the adopted policies of the Bellingham School Committee.
4. Follows the policies and procedures in the Athletic Department Staff Handbook.
5. Follows sound coaching practices in teaching all skills including aspects of health and safety.
6. Assumes responsibility for equipment inventory.
7. Enforces disciplined and sportsmanlike behavior.
8. Provides input and guidance to the students
9. Oversees the safety conditions of the facility or assigned area including the locker rooms.
10. Coaches (teams) are required to facilitate two study sessions per week for their student athletes. These may be combined
with other teams/sports to facilitate coverage.

Qualifications:
1. Dedication to the School, to the Student-Athlete and to the Athletic Program.
2. Comprehensive knowledge of the sport and the ability to demonstrate and teach individual skills.
3. Ability to motivate the student-athlete to maximum potential.
4. Professional in appearance and actions.
5. Prior experience as a Freshmen Basketball Coach preferred.
6. Certification CPR, First Aid or the equivalent preferred.
7. Employment as a member of the teaching staff preferred.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1


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Welcome Mission Statement In this diverse and evolving global society, the mission of the Bellingham High School is to provide a supportive and challenging environment which fosters confident, successful and active life-long learners who contribute positively and responsibly to their community. Academic Expectations - Students will: * Learn to write, read and speak effectively * Demonstrate critical and creative thinking in problem solving * Organize and evaluate information to reach informed conclusions in collaboration with others * Utilize technology as a tool for learning Social and Civic Expectations - Students will: * Display respect for teachers, staff, peers and themselves by obeying laws, rules and regulations * Develop a transition plan for post secondary life * Participate in activities that benefit self and community
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Job Requirements
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 1. Applicants should apply, via SchoolSpring, attention Mr. Marano, Superintendent of Schools. 2. Applicants must be willing to sign a Criminal Offender Record Information release upon application, and have no recorded serious violations that would prevent hiring for this position. Your appointment is pending suitable fingerprint results in accordance with Fingerprinting Requirements for Public School Employees: Implementation of MGL Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013. 3. This position is open until filled. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply prior Thursday, July 23, 2020. 4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified. Peter D. Marano Superintendent of Schools EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to the public schools of Bellingham, for admittance to State and Federally funded grant programs, or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and course of study presented in these schools, on account of race, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or homelessness. This non-discrimination applies to all persons, whether or not the individual is a member of a conventionally defined “minority group".
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    Contact Information
    Michael Connor, Director of Athletics
    60 Blackstone Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508.966.4283
    Fax: 58.966.4183
    Email: mconnor@bpsdk12.org