Bellingham Public Schools
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Bellingham High School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3725079 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 18, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately


Job Description
Bellingham Public Schools
Vacancy # 251

Date: November 18, 2021
Title: Basketball, Unified Head Coach
Salary: As per Teacher's 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

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 psychological and skill development of student-athletes in the program.
3. To develop each student participant to maximum potential in a program of skills, 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 students
athletes is followed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assumes responsibilities 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 student sessions per week for their student athletes. These may be combined with
other teams/sports to facilitate coverage.

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 Freshman Basketball Coach preferred.
6. Certification in CPR, First Air or the equivalent preferred.
7. Employment as a member of the teaching staff preferred.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Bellingham High School!

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
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
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. 4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified. Peter D. Marano Superintendent of Schools EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES The Bellingham Public Schools does not discriminate in its admissions and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, housing status, political affiliation, genetic information, or disability, in accordance with state and federal law. Additionally, the District does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of homelessness, consistent with the McKinney-Vento Act. The District prohibits retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination, harassment and/or who participate in an Equal Opportunity Commission investigation. If you have any questions, please contact the District’s Title IX Coordinator at 4 Mechanic Street, Bellingham, MA 02019, Phone Number: 508-883-1706.
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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