Essex High School Athletic Office
Essex Westford School District
Essex Jct, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3173215 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: September 13, 2019 Starting Date: November 30, 2019

Job Description
Our Essex High School is searching for a head nordic skiing coach for their winter 2019-20 season. We are looking for committed individuals who will be able to coach nordic skiing in a fun, competitive, safe and sportsmanlike manner. A minimum of two years of competitive nordic skiing experience (or equivalent) required. Experience working with high school students preferred. Position pays $4,412 for the season.

All coaches must be at least 18 years of age or a high school graduate at the commencement of the sport season for which the person has been appointed to coach. Candidates must also meet the certification and training requirements of the VPA, which requires certification in Sports First Aid and Fundamentals in Coaching within one year of hire. Acceptable certifications include ASEP (American Sport Education Program) certification or NFHS (National Federation of High Schools). For more information about certification, please visit www.asep.com or www.nfhs.org.

The VPA also requires coaches to complete the NFHS elective course entitled, "CONCUSSION IN SPORTS - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW." This is an online course that can be found at www.nfhslearn.com, and it is free of charge. All coaches must complete this 20 minute course before they can coach at the high school level in Vermont.

For additional information about job responsibilities and qualification requirements, please Click Here for a copy of the job description.

Interested candidates should contact Jeff Goodrich, Athletic Director, at jgoodrich@ewsd.org or call 857-7012. Applications also accepted electronically through schoolspring.

Position Type: After school/Evening

Positions Available: 1

Job Requirements
EWSD conducts thorough screenings of all applicants being recommended for hire, which may include contacting references not listed on your Schoolspring application. Selected individuals shall also be subject to a criminal records background checks, and child and adult abuse registry checks. Any offer of employment shall be contingent upon acceptable results of these checks at the sole discretion of the Superintendent or his/her designee. Please Click Here here for additional background check information.

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    1. Describe your coaching philosophy.

    Contact Information
    Patrick Merriam
    2 Educational Drive
    Essex Jct, Vermont 05452
    Phone: 802-857-7126
    Fax: 802-879-5503
    Email: pmerriam@ewsd.org
    Learn more online at http://www.SchoolSpring.com/job?3173215