Safford Middle School
Based on the 2021-2022 Placement Schedule
Job Position Details:
OB TITLE: Head Coach
REPORTS TO: Athletic Director/Principal
SUPERVISES: Assistant coaches and athletes in the program
To provide each athlete an opportunity to participate in athletics and develop physical skills, a sense of worth and competence, knowledge and understanding of the sport and principles of fair play.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Determine athletic eligibility per Athletic Director request.
Maintains inventory control of all assigned equipment.
Supervises and instructs athletes during practice, competition, in locker rooms, and on activity buses.
Becomes knowledgeable of the fundamentals and rules of the sport being coached.
Supervises the care and treatment of athletic injuries.
Keeps parents, students, faculty and local media informed.
Attends District meetings and clinics.
Keeps updated by reading current literature and/or attending clinics when deemed appropriate.
Maintains all equipment used in assigned sport according to health and safety standards.
Recommends, supervises and evaluates assistant coaches.
Carries out coaching duties in harmony with all school, athletic association and conference policies.
Builds and submits an annual budget.
Helps maintain and secure all facilities (gym, locker rooms, training and equipment rooms including doors and gates, etc.) as applicable.
Conducts self in an honorable, professional manner.
Conducts an annual parent night in which goals, rules, etc. are communicated to parents or, with administrative approval, utilizes an appropriate written communication. (Team Handbook)
Conferences with parents, teachers, and the Principal as needed regarding an athlete's behavior and academic performance.
Serves as a positive role model for the athletes.
Teaches Pursuing Victory With Honor lifestyle issues ranging from dehydration to tobacco use.
Makes sure all District and school athletic codes are complied with. Reports violators to the appropriate administrator.
Is certified in CPR and completes the new NFHS fundamentals of coaching course.
Performs other tasks relative to the program as assigned by the administration.
To be considered for this position, individuals should Apply Online. Please upload a copy of any certificates or endorsements held.
District Hiring Policies:
Successful candidates must be fingerprinted and are responsible for the cost of the background checks.
The Safford Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, creed, color, sex, age, marital status, or handicapping condition in its educational or employment opportunities.