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Softball - Assistant Coach (WHHS)

Company: Wayne Township Public Schools
Location: Wayne
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Extra Curricular Coaching/Athletics/Extra Curricular Coaching/AthleticsDate Posted: 2/18/2022Location: Wayne Hills High SchoolDate Available: Spring 2022Closing Date: 03/04/2022QUALIFICATIONS: State Teaching Certificate/County Substitute Certificate (60 college units to qualify); Skill qualifications necessary to complete established performance responsibilities. Prior experience in the sport. SUPERVISION FROM: Head Coach; Director of Athletics; Building Principal SUPERVISION OVER: Managers, student athletes, other adults working in the sport area. JOB GOAL(S): To assume responsibility for leadership, supervision and organization of a specific athletic activity; to carry out the objectives of the District Athletic Program, the Conference and the N.J.S.I.A.A. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Must possess and demonstrate knowledge of the sport. Shall be knowledgeable of new ideas and techniques by attending clinics and workshops, reading in his/her sport. Shall be responsible for up-to-date knowledge of conference and state rules. Shall be active in professional organizations. Shall be responsible for the general upkeep, care and protection of equipment under his/her jurisdiction. Keeps up-to-date inventory of supplies and equipment within the sport area and shall arrange for the systematic return of all school equipment. Takes appropriate actions, including recommendations for improvement, to ensure that his/her facility, field, locker room and/or play area are maintained in a safe and healthy state for student participation. Recommends the purchase of equipment, supplies, uniforms and other materials, as appropriate and necessary. Assists the Head Coach with the annual budget as may be requested. Shall maintain records of team and individual accomplishments to be recorded with the Head Coach/Athletic Director on a regular basis. Shall, when appropriate, participate in League and County coaches meetings. Fall coaches shall be present for pre-season sports physicals. Shall have working knowledge of the District policies on accident reporting and insurance programs and ensure that each athlete has had an appropriate physical examination. Shall assist the Head Coach and Athletic Director in compiling eligibility lists. Shall communicate to student athletes all rules and regulations related to participation in the school sports program. Shall communicate to athletes the criteria for receiving awards. Shall provide supervisory control over all phases of team activities. Conducts practice sessions within his/her sport within guidelines specified by the Director of Athletics and clears special holiday or weekend practice schedules with the Director of Athletics. Shall emphasize safety precautions and use accepted training and injury procedures. Works closely with the school physician, the school nurse, and the athletic trainer as appropriate in dealing with injuries. Shall conduct one's self in a sportsmanlike fashion at all times and is responsible for the actions and conduct of his/her team members whenever they are under his/her jurisdiction. Enforces discipline and sportsmanlike behavior at all times, and establishes penalties for breach of such standards by individual students. Shall be responsible for supervising all locker rooms and securing all facilities at the close of each practice or contest. Makes recommendations for awards, and for the establishment of appropriate criteria for awards, as directed by the Director of Athletics, and shall attend all award programs related to his/her sport. Shall ensure that members of his/her team are dressed appropriately for trips to other schools. Clears with the Principal and Director of Athletics the departure time for trips which involve the loss of school time, and for seeing that the faculty is given adequate and appropriate prior notice of such changes. Builds good sportsmanship and good public relations in the school and community. Makes available appropriate information to the news media relevant to his/her sport. Keeps the Head Coach/Director of Athletics informed of program developments and problems as they occur throughout the season. Shall recommend short term student athlete suspensions directly to the Head Coach/Director of Athletics and shall recommend long term suspensions or dismissals to the Head Coach/Director of Athletics and the Building Principal. Teaches individual participants the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport involved. Shall be responsible for other duties as necessary and assigned by the Head Coach/Director of Athletics. The incumbent shall be trained by the District to serve as a delegate for administration of the Epi-Pen, as needed.

Keywords: Wayne Township Public Schools, Wayne , Softball - Assistant Coach (WHHS), Education / Teaching , Wayne, New Jersey

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