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

Job Details
Job ID: 3796994 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: May 26, 2022 Starting Date: August 22, 2022


Job Description

Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts
Vacancy # 6

Date:March 4, 2022
Title:Cheerleader Coach, JV
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.

1.To plan, direct and supervise all phases of the total Cheerleader Program in accordance with the MIAA, Athletic Department and
School policies.
2.To over see 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 improvement.
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 Cheerleader 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.Assumes responsibility for candidate try-outs, team selection and team performance throughout the winter season.
5.Chaperones the team at all practice sessions and scheduled contests.
6.Enforces disciplined and sportsmanlike behavior.
7.Assumes responsibility for equipment inventory.
8.Promotes school spirit by involving the Cheerleader Squad in prep rallies and other selected activities.
9.Promotes public relations between the Cheerleader Squad and community groups with a common interest in the athletic program.
10.Accepts those duties necessary to maintain and improve the Cheerleader Program.
11. 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.

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 in Cheerleading or related activity preferred.
6.Certification in 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

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
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 Monday, March 14, 2022. 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