Job Description

Posted Date: January 03, 2020
Position Start Date: August 10, 2020
Location: Liberty High School
Academy District 20 Mission Statement

The mission of Academy District 20 is to educate every student in a safe and nurturing environment and to provide comprehensive, challenging curricular and extracurricular opportunities that meet the unique needs of every individual by expanding interests, enhancing abilities, and equipping every student with the knowledge, skills, and character essential to being a responsible citizen of our community, our nation, and the world.

Job Goal

Responsible to the Athletic Director and Principal; provides coaching, development, and supervisory responsibilities of an athletic program

Job Description: Essential Position Functions

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Reports consistently for work as scheduled
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards
  • Actively seeks feedback from supervisor(s) and/or colleagues
  • Communicates high expectations for athlete behavior and reinforces expectations
  • Communicates regularly with the Athletic Director
  • Consistently meets responsibilities in a timely manner regarding fiscal management
  • Consistently seeks professional growth and learning
  • Demonstrates a solid knowledge of the sport, the policies, rules, and game management strategies.
  • Demonstrates an effective understanding of the athletes’ developmental level and moving athletes to their next level
  • Demonstrates effective knowledge and complies with rules and regulations of governing bodies
  • Demonstrates strong evidence of leadership that exhibits fair, understanding, tolerant, patient, behaviors that create a positive environment.
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills that use multiple modes, are timely, professional, and consistent with the goals of the program, school, and district
  • Develops positive and respectful communications and relationships with stakeholders
  • Effectively builds and maintains a program that fosters both individual and team growth and development
  • Effectively creates a competitive environment in which all athletes have a chance to experience both individual and team success
  • Effectively identifies and applies a variety of strategies and tactics to maximize opportunities for success in competitions for the individual and/or the team
  • Equipment is consistently maintained, inventoried, stored, and re-ordered prior to the beginning of the season.
  • Evaluates assistant coach(es) where applicable.
  • Has communication procedures that are clearly defined, consistently used, and proactive when possible
  • Includes and values stakeholders
  • Is aware of injuries to athletes and communicates with athletic trainer and parents, is proactive with injuries, makes sure athletes are medically released to return to play
  • Plans for daily, weekly, monthly, and annual character development of all athlete/athletes in the program
  • Produces practice plans that are detailed and assist with the advancement of individual skills progression and strategy development
  • Regularly pursues appropriate professional learning activities
  • Rosters, transportation requests, certifications are handed in prior to deadlines.
  • Supervises all facilities and athletes before, during, and after practices and competitions
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Documented successful high school coaching, college experience, and equivalent playing experience preferred.
  • Documented effective team management, and practice organization
  • Documented successful off-season workout program including summer baseball experience.
  • A desire to develop and train young athletes to their highest potential
  • Documented effective communication with athletes, parents, booster clubs, and administration.
  • Ability to work with other coaches in other sports
  • Documented organizational skills in the areas of timely communication with administration, parents, other coaches, and the development of in and out season schedules.
  • Varsity-level coaching experience preferred.
  • Documented experience with working and coordinating with college recruiters to provide opportunities for athletes to play if desired.
  • Must have experience in fundraising and bookkeeping.
  • Must be organized and efficient with on-field and off-field duties.
  • Documented experience in running a feeder, summer, and off-season program.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to be flexible and patient in work demands
  • Ability to assist students in assigned areas
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions including supervisors, administrators, coworkers, staff, students, parents, and the general public
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to greet and interact with the public in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities
  • Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed by the supervisor within the position responsibilities
  • Commitment to the education of students as a primary responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team setting
  • Demonstrates citizenship, compassion, courage, discernment, excellence, honesty, hope, integrity, patience, perseverance, reliability, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness
  • Demonstrates effective organizational and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible
  • Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills
  • Promotes a positive climate, culture, and community
  • Student-centered and relationship-focused
  • Understanding of data privacy laws and their implications for the educational community

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

  • The noise level in the work environment may alternate among quiet, moderate, and loud.
  • The incumbent is frequently required to interact in person and through communication methods with the students, public, and/or other staff.
  • The incumbent is required to work scheduled school/work hours and/or days.
  • The incumbent may be required to work extended school/work hours and/or days as directed.
  • The incumbent operates primarily independently and frequently with others in a professional school environment indoors regularly and outdoors occasionally.

Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions

  • Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties
  • Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices
  • Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils
  • Typical demands require staff to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, and may be higher for some assignments depending on position and student need; climb stairs, ladders, and/or stools; reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; use fingers to operate computer keyboards; feel the shape, size and temperature of objects

Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.

Salary/Pay: Refer to D20 salary schedules at About Us > Financial Transparency > Salary Schedules and Policies

Hours per Week: 37.5

Additional Information:

New Applicants: Please note that if you are hired by District 20, fingerprinting is required. You will be responsible for the cost of fingerprinting.

All custodial positions require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to push/pull burdens up to 100 pounds.

All special education positions require the ability to safely lift 50 pounds each in a two person lift.

How to Apply:
Current District 20 Staff:
Current District 20 staff members should complete a transfer request form and return it to the Human Resources Office. The transfer request form and important transfer information can be found on the District 20 Intranet site: Click on Resources and Forms, click on Forms and Documents, click on 20Net Human Resources Documents, click on HR_Other_Forms_Miscellaneous, and click on the document name HIRING - Transfer Request Form.
New Applicants:
New applicants must register with the Academy District 20 Employment Opportunities site and complete the online application.
Please identify your interest in specific positions on the Preferences page of the online application.
Since school administrators will be able to access your completed online application, please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting.

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