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Middle School Soccer Coach (2 Openings)

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Grand Rapids Public Schools Grand Rapids , MI 49504

Posted 4 months ago

Base Salary: Stipend based on GREA Appendix C and prior experience

GRPS Mission: Our mission is to ensure that all students are educated, self-directed and productive members of society.

Athletic Department Mission: GRPS will create educational opportunities and experiences, through athletics, that will enhance student achievement, student development and school culture.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Essential functions under the Americans with Disabilities Act may include any of the following duties, knowledge and skills. This list is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by employees in this position. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job. Other essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following:

Varsity Coach Requirements

  • Focus on academic achievement of student athletes

  • Demonstrate a clear vision for championships

  • Demonstrate leadership ability

  • Evidence of program development

  • Build and sustain a strong connection with lower levels (JV, freshman, middle school, elementary)

  • Execution of administrative tasks

  • Serve as a positive role model for students, staff, and the community

  • Manage booster and parent organizations

  • Build and sustain college opportunities for student athletes

  • Assume responsibility and proper use of program resources (i.e.; equipment, supplies, facilities, etc.)

  • Demonstrate superior knowledge of game skills and strategies.

GRPS recognizes the important role educational athletics plays in the academic success and retention of its high school students. Therefore, the coach will be expected to:

  • Maintain the highest order of professionalism and display highest level of ethical and moral behavior at all times including building positive relationships with athletes, staff, parents, booster clubs and community. The coach will create a student-centered environment and team culture of success as defined by the district in the national coaching standards.

  • The coach is expected to solicit potential student-athletes within their family of schools for their teams through organized recruiting efforts such as school visits, distribution of flyers/posters, school announcements, lunch hour sign-up opportunities, visiting family of schools, and well-advertised open try-outs.

  • Teach sportsmanship, cooperation, work ethic, personal responsibility, and competitiveness to all student-athletes. The coach will also enforce district and department behavioral and academic expectations of student-athletes.

  • Engage in academic monitoring with teachers, counselors, and other academic support staff. Coaches will also ensure that student-athletes attend the required study table.

  • Supervise student-athletes before, during, and after practices and contests, including in locker rooms, on busses and at all other times. The coach will be at all practices and games on time and not leave until all student-athletes have left.

  • Know how to apply basic first aid, maintain and utilize an athletic department assigned first aid kit, and complete an incident report for injuries or problems that occur at any athletic practices or games.

  • Execute district and facility emergency protocols.

  • Condition athletes with developmental and age appropriate activities that include endurance, strength, and agility.

  • Conduct practices which place emphasis on the importance of teamwork, skill development, learning rules and strategies, and student-athlete improvement.

  • Communicate and interact with family of school coaches at middle school and elementary levels as a means to foster school pride and program cohesiveness.

  • Attend required professional development events and participate in GRPS community and fundraising activities that promote athletics.

  • Maintain a current spreadsheet of athletic inventory for the program and be in charge of cleaning, storing, and maintaining all assigned equipment.

  • Follow through on all required paperwork including but not limited to online coaching orientation, rosters, physicals, insurance forms, and parent consent forms.

  • Adhere to all MHSAA policies, district athletic department and national coaching standards as outlined in the coaches handbook at all times.

  • Participate in an end of season performance evaluation which will include self-reflection, student-athlete and athletic director feedback.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Must be 18 years of age or older and clear a criminal background check.

  • Playing experience at the high school or college level and/or coaching experience required.

  • Proof of current First Aid and CPR certifications.

  • Must provide certificate of completion for online concussion training course from either the Centers for Disease Control or the National Federation of State High School Associations.

ADA Requirements:

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

MENTAL FUNCTIONS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to compare, analyze, communicate, copy, coordinate, instruct, compute, synthesize, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, compile and negotiate.

This description is intended to describe the type and level of work performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required to be performed in the position.


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