Head Coach: Girls Varsity Swim & Dive Coach

Job | Posted 2 years ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Business Education


Department: Athletics
Job Title: Head Coach FLSA Status:
Exempt; Non-Aligned
Reports to: Athletic Director, School Principal

general description (1-3 lines describing role):

The purpose of this position is to instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the students shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation of moral values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline, sportsmanship and service to others.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CPR certification
  • Previous successful coaching experience
  • Ability to organize and supervise all levels of a sport program
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Ability to accept responsibilities outside the team as they relate to the school and community
  • Ability to handle multitude of varying and complex issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (not limited to):

  • Complies with school and MIAA policies and regulations
  • Complies with school and Conference/League policies and regulations
  • Works cooperatively with the school staff
  • Relates positively to parents and other community representatives
  • Completes required records and reports with promptness and accuracy
  • Assumes responsibility for care of equipment and facilities
  • Assumes responsibility for a safe environment for student athletes
  • Models positive behaviors, especially with regard to sportsmanship and the alcohol, tobacco and drug rules

  • Delegates staff assignments to assistant coaches
  • Develops and organizes practice program
  • Responsible for implementing "other job related duties" as assigned by the supervisor or Principal
  • Evaluates assistant coaches and playing personnel
  • Plans and develops game responsibilities
  • Conducts and analyzes scouting reports
  • Assists student athletes in college advancement
  • Maintains and inventories all equipment and supplies
  • Acts as liaison person in relating the athletic program to the staff, administration, general public, and local news media
  • Consistent and on-time attendance is required for supervision and instruction of the students.


Work Environment: 
Majority of work is performed in a school/classroom environment.  The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.
Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the coach is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear.  The teacher is regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel.  The teacher is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.  Must have sufficient mobility to navigate within a large school building.

Date Updated: 1/16/15

Newton Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Newton Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law.  The Newton Public Schools places a high value on diversity and active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and staff. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.

Posted By

Newton Public Schools

100 Walnut Street , Newton, MA 02460

At the following locations

Newton North High School

457 Walnut Street , Newtonville, MA 02460

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $17,439

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 13.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 17%



State Average: 296