WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Principal/Athletic Director
PAY GRADE: Teacher Salary Schedule (187 + 10 days)
REVISED: April 2019
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject areas 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 a global society.
To promote the athletic philosophy of the Irving ISD by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the total athletic program through increased organization and communication among coaches, athletes, and parents.
To unify the total athletic program at each middle school by developing a sense of harmony and cooperation through leadership and support of all sports.
Valid Texas teaching certificate for subject/level assigned
ESL Supplemental Certification preferred
Demonstrated ability in coaching football
Knowledge of all athletic areas
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Fluent with technology use and actively integrates technology to enhance student learning
Minimum of three (3) years of successful experience as a teacher/coach in a middle or high school
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1.To establish effective communication practices.
Scheduling regular meetings of all coaches on each campus to discuss issues such as maximum participation, in and out of season programs, scheduling, discipline, and/or goals.
Assisting head coaches in scheduling meetings with the parents of participants in each sport at each campus.
Being accessible on an informal basis for meetings with individual coaches to discuss issues and concerns.
Distributing information from the Athletic Director, campus principal or other supervisory source to all coaches in a responsible and timely manner.
2.To coordinate entire middle school football program and work in vertical alignment with the high school feeder school(s).
3.To organize and coordinate information on each campus.
The Campus Athletic Coordinator will direct all questions and concerns from coaches on his/her respective campus to the Assistant Athletic Director.
Submitting required reports, lists, and/or records to the Assistant Athletic Director.
Distributing U.I.L. information to all coaches.
Ensure annual completion of the UIL Coaches Certification Program for all coaches on staff prior to working with students. This list must be kept on file at the campus.
Verify and keep record that all coaches' First Aid/CPR/AED certification is current
Conduct and keep record of UIL Safety Training for all athletes prior to participation
Ensure that all forms required by the UIL are complete and on file for students prior to participation in any practice, scrimmage, or game.
4.To promote unity of the athletic program on each campus and the feeder schools.
Creating an atmosphere that equal emphasis is placed on every sport.
Providing positive reinforcement and support for coaches and athletes in each sport.
Providing opportunities for collaborative interaction and support among coaches such as scouting and working together at meets and tournaments.
5.To be responsible for use of facilities and equipment on each campus.
Scheduling use of facilities together with the campus principal.
Receiving and processing new equipment.
Be responsible for overseeing maintenance and upkeep of facilities.
Evaluate coach's performance in taking care of facilities.
6.To evaluate athletic programs on each campus.
Meeting individually with each head coach prior to the beginning of the season to discuss program evaluation standards and procedures.
Completing a written evaluation report at the end of the year for the total athletic program.
7.To provide the organizational means to ensure that each coach follows UIL rules and regulations regarding schedules and facilities at each campus.
8.To promote a positive image of the total athletic program in the community and on each campus.
Attending athletic events involving your school.
Accepting and supporting decisions which are made in the interest of the total program.
9.To assist in the employment and evaluation of coaches at his/her middle school campus.
Interviewing prospective applicants.
Providing input for performance evaluations of coaches.
Provide recommendations for coach's employment and/or terminations in his/her middle school.
1.Develop and implement plans for the curriculum program assigned and show written evidence of preparation as required.
2.Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
3.Access and use available data to plan and implement appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect accommodation for individual needs of students assigned (i.e. gifted and talented, bilingual/ESL, 504, etc).
4.Work cooperatively with special education teachers/staff to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established by Individual Education Plans (IEP).
5.Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
6.Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer(s) while working with students in the classroom.
7.Use appropriate technologies to strengthen and enhance the teaching and learning process.
Student Growth and Development:
8.Assist students in analyzing and improving methods and habits of study.
9.Consistently monitor student achievement through formative and summative assessments.
10. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned and may sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
11. Present a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the school district.
Classroom Management and Organization:
12. Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students.
13. Manage student behavior in the classroom and other areas as appropriate in accordance with Student Code of Conduct, board policies, administrative regulations, and/or IEP.
14. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
15. Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
16. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents/guardians.
17. Maintain a professional relationship with all supervisors, colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
18. Use appropriate and acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
Professional Growth and Development:
19. Demonstrate current knowledge, understanding, and skill in the assigned content area, instructional strategies and the teaching and learning process.
20. Participate in district and campus professional development.
21. Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement.
22. Keeps informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
23. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and electronic reports, records, and other required documents.
24. Attend and participate in faculty/staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
25. Demonstrate behavior that is professional, responsible and in compliance with the Professional Code of Ethics.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Must maintain emotional control and exercise reasoning and problem solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Should be able to interpret procedures and analyze data for decision-making. Frequent in-district and occasional in-state or national travel. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
Safety: Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Irving Independent School District