Assistant Swim/Dive Coach / Teacher (PE, Core Content, or Other)

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Job Title:  Assistant Swim/Dive Coach / Teacher (PE, Core Content, or Other)

Reports to:  Campus Principal and Swim/Dive Coordinator
Dept/School:  Natatorium / Assigned Middle School (Scoggins MS / Vandeventer MS / Other MS)
Work Year:  184 days
Base Salary:  Teacher Pay Scale + Coaching Stipend
Provide student with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.  Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.  Provide instruction and coach students to develop skills and ability to excel in sport assigned.  Contribute to education program as a whole and to growth of students involved in athletics.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned (PE certification and/or Core Content 4-8 certification and/or other)
Demonstrated competency in the academic subject area assigned
Current Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid certification
Ability to obtain a CDL with passenger, air brake and safety endorsements
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of academic subject assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and supervise student athletes
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
General knowledge of coaching techniques and procedures
Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules
Ability to pass annual and random DOT physical/drug testing
Ability to physically perform a front and back door bus evacuation
Ability to physically perform CPR and First Aid techniques on the ground or floor
Ability to lift 30lbs
Ability to maneuver effectively in a school bus
Capable of responding calmly in emergency situations
Knowledge of NFHS Swimming/Diving Rules
Knowledge of basic swim meet operations such as the Colorado Timing System, Hy-TEK Meet Manager, pool set up and reconfiguration

3 years of experience as an interscholastic or collegiate diving participant or coach
Instructional Strategies:
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.
Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Fulfill all coaching responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).
Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
Use a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and improve the abilities of student athletes in the sport assigned.
Manage and supervise athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.

Program Management:
Establish performance criteria for competition and evaluate students’ athletic abilities initially and on a regular basis.
Take all necessary precautions to protect student athletes, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Keep informed of and ensure compliance with all UIL rules.
Monitor and enforce student eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation.
Work with the athletic director to schedule competitions and coordinate arrangements.
Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of coaching program and make changes based on findings.
Drive bus to transport students safely and efficiently from one location to another when needed. 
Report any mechanical problems with the bus or other district vehicles.
Follow Frisco ISD Policies, State of Texas School Bus Driver Laws, and Texas CDL Laws.
Student Growth and Development:
Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.
Classroom/Student Management and Organization:
Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Accompany and supervise student athletes during athletic competitions in assigned sports on out-of-town trips.
Instruct and advise students on NCAA regulations with regard to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices.
Apply and enforce student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Encourage by example and through instruction, sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.

Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

Assist in selection of equipment and instructional materials.
Maintain a current inventory of all fixed assets within program.
Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all campus athletic equipment.
Professional Growth and Development:
Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise assigned assistant coaches.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, driving,  pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment. Frequent district wide and statewide travel; frequent and prolonged and irregular hours; outdoor exposure to sun and heat.  Moderate exposure to extreme temperature (hot) and vehicle fumes. 

Application Deadline:  May 31, 2022 (4:00 PM CDT)

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Approved By:  Dr. Pamela Linton, Chief Human Resources Officer   Date:  4/26/2022

The Frisco Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, or disability status of otherwise qualified individuals. FISD does not discriminate on the basis of membership or application for membership in the uniformed services.

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7411 First Streeet , Frisco , TX 75033

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5515 Ohio Drive , Frisco, TX 75035