Head Volleyball Coach - McMinnville High School

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas


Job Title:  Head Coach
Salary Range:  Extra Comp Salary Schedule                     Reports to:  Principal or designee
Job Summary: Promotes the development of character, leadership, cooperation and respect for others that will make the participant a better citizen.  Develops athletic skills of students interested in competitive sport activities.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Submits participant lists, equipment needs, program information and other designated information prior to season.
  • Follows policy in the athletic handbook and meets all criteria as outlined in job description.
  • Develops rapport with and demonstrates effective management of the coaching staff.
  • Is appropriately dressed at the practice and games.
  • Participates in inservice meetings and other activities to improve coaching performance.
  • Attends meetings of the athletic department.
  • Develops sound public relations.  Cooperates with newspapers, radio, television, booster club and interested spectators.
  • Understands and follows rules and regulations set forth by all governing agencies: state association, school district and league.
  • Participates in parent’s night, banquets, award nights, pep assemblies and letters to colleges regarding players.
  • Maintains appropriate sideline conduct at games with respect to players, officials and other workers.
  • Develops rapport with other teachers, coaches, administrators and support staff.
  • Works cooperatively with middle school coaches in developing a coordinated program.
  • Promotes all sports in the athletic program attempting to foster school spirit.
  • Cooperates and communicates with parents during the entire year.
  • Works cooperatively with the athletics administrator.
  • Helps students and parents see the relationship between athletics and character development:
  a.  Promotes the concept of individual excellence
  b.  Promotes the importance of teamwork
  c.  Insists on good sportsmanship
  d.  Promotes academic achievement
  • Provides training rules to team members in a writing and follows due process procedures.
  • Develops respect by example in appearance, manners, behavior, language and conduct during a contest.
  • Provides proper supervision and administration of locker and training room and on bus trips.
  • Is well versed and knowledgeable in matters pertaining to the sport.
  • Has individual and team discipline and control.
  • Develops a well-organized practice schedule which utilizes his/her staff and team to its maximum potential.
  • Establishes the fundamental philosophy, skills and techniques to be taught by the staff.
  • Holds periodic staff meetings, including middle school coaches to implement the above.
  • Develops integrity within the coaching staff, fellow coaches and works to make better coaches.
  • Demonstrates fairness, understanding, tolerance, sympathy and patience with team members.
  • Uses new coaching techniques and ideas in addition to sound, already proven methods of coaching.
  • Arrives at practices and games on time.
  • Shows an interest in athletes in off-season activities and classroom efforts.
  • Provides leadership and attitudes that produce positive efforts by participants.
  • Knows the medical aspects of the position, including first aid, injury policies.  Works with trainer and/or family physician.
  • Stresses conditioning, physical fitness and injury prevention.
  • Provides an atmosphere of cooperation in being receptive to suggestions and giving credit to those responsible for success.
  • Uses ethical means of motivation and emphasizes values of competitive athletics, acceptable personal behavior and decision-making.
  • Utilizes practice time for both individual and team development.
  • Develops team performance consistent with athletes’ abilities.
  • Cares for equipment, including issue, collection, inventory and storage.
  • Is cooperative in developing non-league schedules and securing officials.
  • Is cooperative in sharing facilities and working with maintenance personnel.
  • Shows self-control and poise in areas related to coaching responsibilities.
  • Displays enthusiasm and exhibits interest in coaching.
  • Keeps athletics administrator informed about events.
  • Is cooperative in helping service clubs, booster club, recreation department and other organizations in their projects which in turn relate to the athletic program.
  • Encourages all potential athletes to participate in sport programs.
  • Follows proper procedure for purchase of equipment.
  • Operates sport within the budget.
  • Responsible for being familiar with the school/district policies and procedures which govern the work.
  • Prompt and regular attendance is required.
Other Job Functions:
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

  • Participates in various meetings and professional development activities for the purpose of sharing information and/or improving one's skills/knowledge.
Essential Job Requirements - Qualifications:
  • Allergic Reaction Training required.
  • Hepatitis Training required.
  • First Aid Certification required.
  • Coaches certification training preferred.
  • Ability to organize and supervise a total sports program.
  • Previous successful playing/coaching experience in assigned sport.
  • Substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport and ability to examine new theories and procedures pertinent to the field.
  • Valid Oregon Teaching License recommended.
  • Employed as a teacher with McMinnville School District preferred.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and harmoniously as a team member.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and work without close supervision.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with District personnel and the public.
  • Maintains confidential information and the privacy of District staff, students, and families.
  • Carries out work responsibilities effectively under pressure of deadlines, interruptions, and new or emergency situations.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Ability to respect confidential information.
  • Basic computer skills to include use of word processing programs, database programs, knowledge of the Internet and use of a modem.
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; and use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision.                                        

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.  The noise level in the work environment varies but is usually moderate.

Terms of Employment: Performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with Board policy on evaluation of licensed staff.
Note:  The description contained herein reflects general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.  Employees who hold this position may be asked to perform duties of other positions on the same classification level.

MSD believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. The administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department. It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of MSD’s goals.
McMinnville School District recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups.  It is the policy of this district and the board of education that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups in any education programs, activities or employment.  McMinnville provides equal access to individuals with disabilities.
McMinnville School District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability or genetics. For more information see District Policy GBA-Equal Employment Opportunity.
Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA). Individuals with disabilities may contact director of human resources for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunication Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900 or 711.

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McMinnville School District

1500 Ne Baker St , Mcminnville, OR 97128

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McMinnville High School

615 NE 15th St , McMinnville, OR 97128