Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

SPRING TRACK HEAD COACH, BOYS (#98)


Bellingham High School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3320238 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: July 14, 2020 Starting Date: March 15, 2021

Job Description
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts
Vacancy # 98

Date: July 14, 2020
Title: Spring Track, Head Coach – Boys
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

Function:
1.To plan, direct and supervise all phases of the total Track 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Assumes responsibility for organizing, coaching and administering the total Track Program.
2.Follows the policies and procedures in the Athletic Department Staff Handbook.
3.Adheres to the adopted policies of the Bellingham School Committee.
4.Follows sound coaching practices in teaching all skills including aspects of health and safety.
5.Assumes responsibility for equipment inventory.
6.Enforces disciplined and sportsmanlike behavior.
7.Promotes and encourages maximum student participation and behavior.
8.Assists in planning inter-school scrimmages and non-league games.
9.Provides leadership and guidance to the Assistant Coach.
10.Oversees the safety conditions of the facility or assigned area including the locker rooms.
11. Promotes public relations through the news media and within the community.
12. Promotes the student-athlete in the search for college scholarships.
13.Develops a scouting system during the season which will provide maximum information for viable game plans.
14.Develops game plans which are flexible an adaptable to changing game strategies.
15. 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.
16.Assumes responsibility for the end of the season report.

Report will include:
1.Summary of Season
2.Records and scores of all levels
3.Award winners, MVP and All Stars
4.Recommendations for improvements of the program

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 Track and Field 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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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

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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