Asst HS Cheerleading Coach
POSITION: Assistant Cheerleading Coach
REPORTS TO: Head Coach
SUMMARY: To motivate and develop each athletes’ skills, attitudes, and habits that will guide them toward success, personal growth, and good character. To provide examples of fair play, team building, and respect. Provide leadership and motivation to excel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Attend all tryouts, practice meetings, and in-school events, and supervise students during related field trips and other out-of-school functions
- Assist with organizing practice schedules and game rosters
- Assist with assigning positions to players, and develop strategies and styles of play
- Attend out-of-school meetings, supervise fundraisers, and help students prepare for competitions
- Coach individual participants of varying abilities in the skills necessary for achievement in cheerleading
- Assist with tracking student performance throughout the season and develop stat sheets on players
- Assist with arranging with the athletics and activities director for any necessary transportation, scheduling, coordinatitng of officials, or other arrangements for competitions related to the sport
- Ensure the safety of the students and maintain responsibility for the security of equipment and facilities and ensure that safety equipment is used correctly
- Comply with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy pertaining to medical procedures and student athletes, including the district’s concussion policy
- Ensure that students are eligible to participate, and that they have had any necessary physical examinations
- Actively promote the athletic program, seek student participation, and select team members
- Model positive behavior, maintain a supportive environment, and remain professional, even when tension is high
- Maintain high standards of conduct for student athletes, including respect and fair play
- Abide by the rules of the Idaho High School Activities Association Handbook
- Assist with responsiblility of collection of funds
- Work with other coaches, parents, referees, news reporters, operators of non-district facilities used for practice or competition as appropriate
- Assist the head coach, when requested to do so, in maintaining necessary attendance forms, insurance records, physical check-up forms, accident reporting, and all other required paperwork
- Assist with training and assigning duties to team managers, and direct event volunteers, if applicable
- Assist with the evaluation of the program annually and make recommendations for improvements as necessary
- Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development through such efforts as attendance at professional meetings, and by reading professional publications
- Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education as well as to the National Federation of State High School Associations Coaches Code of Ethics
- Seek assistance should emergencies arise
- Represent the school district in a positive manner
- Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
- Perform other duties as assigned
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- High School Diploma or GED required
- Idaho Teaching Certification, American Sport Education Program Certification, or National Federation of Interscholastic Coaches Association Certification strongly preferred
- Certification or willingness to obtain certification in first aid and CPR required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Demonstrated knowledge of cheerleading, sports training, conditioning, injury prevention, kinesiology, management, and the rules of the Idaho High School Activities Association Handbook
- Related experience as determined by the Board
- Ability to foster and sustain students' interest in the activity and promote skill development
- Possess good organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work well with students, parents, and colleagues
- Demonstrate aptitude for working with adolescents
- Works well with students, staff, and the public
- Maintain confidentiality of staff and students
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read, analyze and interpret governmental regulations and legal documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees and/or the general public. Ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.
PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS:
Demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns.
PRODUCTIVITY/EFFICIENCY SKILLS: Consistently demonstrate ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary; organize job functions and work area to be able to effectively complete varied assignments within established time frame.
Ability to conduct basic math functions, as well as manipulate formulas in spreadsheets.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form. Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing (Microsoft Office), spreadsheets (Excel), database (Access), presentation software and accounting/financial software.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to walk and stand and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision; very good depth perception; and the ability to communicate through speech.
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 individual’s disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works outside.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
SALARY: Per the Supplemental Contract Salary Schedule
Nampa School District #131 is an equal opportunity employer/educator with an alcohol, drug and tobacco free environment, and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment. Equal access to employment, services, and programs is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodations to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the organization. The information contained in this job posting 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. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The employment relationship with the District is of an “at will” nature, which means that the Employee may resign at any time and the Employer may discharge the Employee at any time with or without cause.