Junior High/High School Athletic Director
Pawnee Junior High/High School is seeking highly qualified athletic director applicants for the 2019-2020 school year. Duties include but are not limited to:
Coordinates the 6-12 athletic program in collaboration with principals and coaches to ascertain programmatic needs on an annual basis, as well as prior to each season to insure consistency of program. Initiates the recruitment and selection of coaches and makes employment recommendations to the building principal. Supervises and evaluates all coaches at the junior high/high school level. Schedules all junior high and high school athletic contests, issues contracts for the contest, and maintains the proper and necessary records. Ensures officials are scheduled and contracts are issues for all junior high and high school contests. Maintains an active file of officials under contract and pays officials following the contact. Arranges transportation for all away junior high and high school contests. Supervises the preparation and verifies all athletic eligibility lists. Shares supervision with the principal for all junior high and high school athletic contests and acts as the host to officials and visiting schools. Oversees the supervision of contest employees and volunteers who work the athletic contest. Arranges for personnel to supervise contests as needed. Supervises athletic funds, prepares and administers a detailed operating budget for the athletic program and submits it to the building principal. Orders all equipment and maintains a current inventory of all athletic equipment. Advises and ensures all coaches conform with Board, IHSA, IESA, league policies and regulations and with state and federal laws. Attends league and district meetings. Ensures all coaches have successfully competed required in-service programs. Supervises and is responsible of preparation for home contests. Provides leadership for and serves as liaison to school athletic boosters and coordinates, with the coaches, the support group for specific athletic programs. Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent and or his/her designee.
Candidate must hold a valid Illinois Secondary Teaching Certificate with proper endorsements and must meet the highly qualified requirements. This position could be tied with a teaching assignment. The 2019/2020 starting teaching salary for a BS with no experience is $42,021 (including TRS). The athletic director stipend is $4,588.68.
Interested candidates can apply online on Applitrack or should submit a letter of interest and resume, along with copies of transcripts, teaching certificate(s), and three letters of recommendation to: Timothy R. Kratochvil, Principal Pawnee High School, 810 Fourth Street, Pawnee, IL 62558-9680.