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Bellingham Memorial School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3320236 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: September 11, 2020 Starting Date: March 15, 2021


Job Description
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts
Vacancy # 97

Date: July 14, 2020
Title:Softball, Middle School Coach
Salary: As per Teachers’ Contract – No transfers from this position allowed without prior written approval from the
Superintendent of Schools

Note: This appointment is subject to sufficient 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:As determined by MIAA Regulations

1.To plan, direct and supervise all phases of the total Middle School Softball 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 Head Coach and Athletic Director, in liaison with the Middle School Principal.
5. Develops a collegial relationship with Varsity Head Coach to ensure programmatic success in future years.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Assumes responsibility as designated by the Athletic Director and Head Coach.
2.Assumes responsibility for organizing, coaching and administering the Middle School program in a manner consistent with the
total Softball 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 Head Coach.
9.Oversees the safety conditions of the facility or assigned area including the locker rooms.

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.Prior experience as a Middle School Softball Coach preferred.
5.Certification CPR, First Aid or the equivalent preferred.
6.Employment as a member of the teaching staff preferred.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Bellingham Memorial School!

Welcome Our Mission Through the teamwork of students, staff, parents and the community, Bellingham Memorial School will ensure a safe, supportive, and positive learning environment from which students will emerge as successful learners and respectful and responsible members of our diverse society. Our Vision Bellingham Memorial School seeks to establish itself as an exemplary middle school by developing programs that are developmentally responsive to the needs of our students. By instituting strong academic teams and a positive learning environment, students will be provided the framework to develop as life-long learners. The highest expectations for academic success, technological expertise, social and moral responsibilities and the maintenance of health, wellness and personal safety will be demanded of all students. Parents, staff and the community will work together to promote these ideals and to insure that each student has the opportunity to reach his fullest potential as a responsible member of our diverse society.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bellingham 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
Coaches must possess a valid driver's license and be able/willing to transport students to/from games in a school provided 14 passenger bus (no special license required), when designated by the Athletic Director. Completion of School Committee designated training and a copy of license verification provided to Town annually are both required. 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 by 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".
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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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