Coach - Head Varsity Cheerleading (Fall and Winter)

Montclair Board of Education | Montclair, NJ


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Posted Date 5/13/2022
Expiration Date6/04/2022
Montclair Public Schools
Montclair New Jersey
Personnel Department
Title:              Coach
QUALIFICATIONS: 1/  Appropriate NJ certification for the position, 2/ Must be able to maintain annual certification  in CPR;   3/ Availability from 2:50 PM until the conclusion of practice and/or for home and away athletic contests which may occur at night or weekends, 4/ Demonstrated experience and competencies for performance responsibilities,  5/ Required criminal background check and proof of US citizenship or legal alien status;  6/ Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable;
Responsible to:       H.S. Principal/Director of Athletics
Job Goal:    To organize, coordinate and promote a comprehensive athletic program in the assigned sport that is designed to meet the needs and interests of the school community. To provide effective leadership that will ensure a positive learning environment and will stress the importance of academic achievement and social responsibility while modeling a high degree of ethics and professionalism.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:    1/ Establish and monitor rules, regulations and procedures as needed for the athletes participating which conform to BOE policies, league  and state rules and regulations;   
2/ order and maintain supplies; 3/ counsel and advise athletes and asst. coaches on eligibility, rules and regulations, sportsmanship and citizenship; 4/  Prepare and submit an annual budget to the administration and follow the district  policies involving financial transactions;  5/ Prepare forms, reports, inventory and recommendations as required;  6/ Operate in such a way that protects the district’s ability to function as an integral part of NJSIAA;   7/  Be responsible for public relations and publicity for the assigned athletic program;
8/  Establish procedures for communicating with parents/guardians;  9/ Plan, organize, and implement the teaching of fundamentals, strategies, rules, and proper conditioning in the assigned sport; 10/ Compile and maintain accurate individual and team performance records;  11/ Participate in the awards  program(s) according to school procedures;  12/ Ensure that adequate supervision is provided for all students involved in the program; 13/ provide for the safety of participants by inspecting facilities and equipment and being aware of environmental conditions; 14/ Issue, collect, inventory, and store equipment consistent with department guidelines;  15/ Instruct participants in safety procedures and in the need to report injuries to the coach and/or trainer immediately and implement appropriate procedures for handling injury situations; 16/ Ensure the availability of a properly supplied first aid kit and emergency care cards at all times;  17/ Inform students of the insurance program available through the district;  18/ Attend games, including home J.V. and sophomore games as required by the position or administration; 19/ Establish and maintain relationships with local community groups and individuals to develop, foster and solicit understanding and support for overall school objectives and programs;  20/ Prepare and have approved guidelines for all candidates trying out for the team ;  21/  Assume responsibility for locker rooms and other areas used by the team athletes;  22/ Assume other related responsibilities and duties within the context of the above major responsibilities and/or illustration of key duties;  23/ Maintain necessary confidentiality of medical conditions as appropriate,  24/   Enforce all board and league policies, administrative directives and state laws/regulations,  25/ Other duties as assigned or required by the demands of the position and administration.
Terms:                      Annual appointment required.  Stipend as per the MEA agreement.                       
Evaluation:          Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board's policy on evaluation of certified staff.
The Montclair Public School District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Approved 7/91; revised  8/2007

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