Outdoor Track Assistant Coach (2021-2022 SY) - #337632

Norwalk Public Schools

Date: 07/22/2021 16:00 PM

City: North Salem, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

  • JobID: 6452

  • Position Type:

    Athletics/Track (Boys & Girls)

    Date Posted:



    Brien McMahon High School

    Closing Date:


    2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR



    Position is responsible for coaching student athletes in game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition. Position motivates student athletes to develop an appreciation of the sport.


      Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages potential athletes to participate in the sport
      Assesses players’ skills and assigns team positions
      Develops a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development
      Works with the athletic director in scheduling facilities for practices and competition
      Supervises and assigns duties to assistant coaches, as necessary
      Coaches and instructs players, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport
      Observes players during competition and practice, to determine the needs for individual or team improvement
      Determines game strategy based on the team’s capabilities
      Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior and provides proper supervision of athletes at all times
      Monitors the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met
      Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury
      Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their children
      Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletics program
      Models sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators
      Acts as a team representative and promotes the sport by communicating with the news media, booster clubs, service clubs, and other organizations
      Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, & requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms
      Works with the athletic director to develop a policy for awards and submits a list of award winners at the end of the season
      Participates in special activities to include parents’ night, banquets, awards nights, and pep assemblies
      Interacts in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
      Promotes good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation


      Experience working with high school students
      Knowledge of academic area
      Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
      Effective, active listening skills
      Ability to work effectively with others
      Organizational and problem-solving skills
      Basic knowledge of all other subject matter
      Ability to work effectively with others
      Basic computer skills
      Excellent reading comprehension
      Excellent math comprehension


      Minimum High School Diploma Required
      Connecticut coaching certificate
      Current First Aid/CPR/AED Training; Connecticut Coaching Module #15 certificate
      Experience as a coach at high school or college level preferred; combination of head coach, assistant coach, player and/or education may be substituted
      Assist the boys and girls head coach in all matters regarding outdoor track
      Three years’ high school coaching experience
      Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills
      Must possess knowledge of rules, regulations, strategies and techniques of the sport
      Bilingual in Spanish, preferred

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    It is the policy of the Norwalk Board of Education to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or physical and mental disability


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