South Burlington School District Employment Opportunities


F H Tuttle Middle School Co-Curriculars
South Burlington School District
South Burlington, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3937324 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 20, 2022 Starting Date: July 1, 2022

Job Description
Job Title: Cross Country Coach
Location: South Burlington High School
Job Group: Co-Curricular
Pay Level: Stipend
Reports To: Director of Student Activities

Summary: Assists student athletes in acquiring the fundamental skills, strategies, and physical training, in order to
realize individual and team goals. Directs student athletes in athletic training and competitions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Assists in the administrative duties for assigned activity by:
a. Communicating and modeling with Coaches, students, volunteers and the greater
school community the Athletic Department’s philosophy, objectives, and techniques to be instilled
in student athletes.
b. Coordinating practices, clinics, and meetings to ensure success of the assigned program.
c. Assisting in the planning of special sport events, arranging transportation, and coordinates
scheduling with maintenance and/or other school staff for facilities use.
d. Training, informing, and encouraging professional growth of staff through participation in clinic
attendance, networking, and self-directed learning.
e. Encouraging completion of required documentation by student athletes to fulfill state and system
requirements to include, but not limited to: health certifications, parental consent, and eligibility.
f. Providing assistance with budget information in preparation for the next season.
g. Recommending policy, method, or procedural changes when needed.
h. Participating in the interview process and making recommendations for hires.

2. Supervising and evaluating Assistant and JV Coaches; analyzing staff effectiveness and recommending
appropriate actions to Activities/Athletic Director.

3. Accountable for all equipment and for the safeguarding of school property by:
a. Providing proper safeguards for the maintenance and protection of equipment and storage sites.
Monitors equipment areas, training areas, authorizing those who may enter, issue, or requisition
equipment or services.
b. Collecting the cost of any equipment damaged, lost, or not returned.
c. Arranging for issuing, storing, and reconditioning equipment.
d. Properly marking and identifying all equipment before issuing or storing.
e. Maintaining annual inventory and current records of equipment.
f. Ensuring the proper cleanliness and maintenance of equipment.
g. Recommending sanitation and equipment guidelines (type, style, color, or technical specifications.)
h. Instilling in each player a respect for equipment and school property and its care and proper use.
i. Examining locker rooms before and after practices and games. Checks the general cleanliness of
the facility.
j. Securing all doors, lights, windows, and locks before leaving the school building/grounds.

4. Responsible for the activities of assigned athletes while engaged in assigned sport by:
a. Providing training rules and regulations of the sport to each participant.
b. Monitoring student athletes’ grades and conduct.
c. Directing student managers, assistants, and statisticians.
d. Supervising student athletes during transport, in locker rooms and facilities, and during events.
e. Enforcing appropriate discipline in keeping with school policy and team expectations. Works to
increase morale, cooperation, and to resolve complaints and/or disputes. Contacts
parents/guardians in the event a student athlete is ineligible or dropped from the team.
f. Completing and submitting required paperwork, within 24 hours, for all athletic related injuries.
g. Initiating programs and policies concerning injuries, medical attention, and/or emergencies.
h. Traveling to/from and attending all practices and games. Provides assistance, guidance, and
safeguards for each participant.
i. Permitting student athlete’s access to authorized areas at appropriate times.

5. Keeps current on the technical aspects of various team sports, as well as sport trends, developments, and

6. May perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: The ability to work in a collaborative team environment is essential to the
employee's successful job performance. Demonstrated ability and skill in leadership, mentoring, and good
sportsmanship is required. May assist the Activities/Athletic Director and/or Principal in the supervision of High
School and Middle school coaches, assistant coaches, and volunteers. Regular attendance in accordance with
established work schedule.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are typical of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

Education and/or Experience: Direct experience in organizing and leading a comprehensive sports program is
expected. Advanced knowledge and/or demonstrated continued learning in health and fitness area is preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities: Must have effective organizational, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
Working knowledge of computers and fitness equipment is essential. Demonstrated ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with others is needed. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all
District and School Board policies is required. Must have knowledge of existing system, and state and league
regulations. Demonstrated ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability, and delivering exceptional
customer service.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are typical of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations as defined by the District
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include peripheral, close, and far vision. The employee occasionally is required to use fingers and
hands to manipulate equipment or access computers with frequent repetitive motion. The employee is often required to
stand, walk, and reach with arms or hands. An acute ability to work in a flexible and adaptive manner while providing
quality service and yet focusing on outcomes is essential.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and work performed in multiple environments: an
athletic arena, gym/fitness area, field, classroom setting, or office. The incumbent may be required to work
extended time.

Terms of Employment: Per co-curricular schedule
Evaluation: Conducted at the end of the season by the Activities/Athletic Director.
Approved: 8/8/16 E. Hockenbury

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the
duties performed for this position. The individual currently holding this position performs additional duties and additional duties may be assigned. The
Board reserves the right to waive the essential requirements contained in this job description.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
South Burlington School District 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
Employment at South Burlington School District (SBSD) is contingent upon the successful completion of SBSD HR Department's onboarding and criminal record check requirements. Details on the Employment process can be found on the District website:
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Glen Button
    500 Dorset Street
    South Burlington, Vermont 05403
    Phone: 802-652-7100
    Fax: 802-652-7152